One hundred and fourteen members entered three hundred and thirty birds into the British International Championship Club race from Barcelona in conjunction with the international race. They were liberated at 06.40BST. The following is a report on the provisional result based on members' verifications.
Two hundred and twenty one members entered one thousand, eight hundred and sixty-four birds into the British Barcelona Club race from Fougeres. They were liberated at 6.55BST. The following is a report on the provisional result according to members' verifications.
On Monday the 6th of July the second part of the Season Finale will end.
Peter and Gen Van De Merwe once again demonstrated the art of winning first prizes. They made a fresh start in 2015 after having sold their entire collection of racing and breeding birds. This young new team has been growing strong, and their first major achievement is a 1st-2nd-4th Teletext Nanteuil against 15,640 pigeons.
On Sunday the 5th of July, 2 auctions will end: Season Finale part 1 and Sorin Florea. On Monday the 6th of July, Season Finale part 2 will also end.
Former winner of the international from Marseille against 15.669 pigeons in 1994, Lambert Hellinx came out of his shell once again to book the victory on Montélimar, a race from the famous Rhône Valley Road that he particularly likes.
Ten years after gaining a reputation by winning the national one day long distance race GP Le Mans, Wout Spierings is back in the game with some excellent results in the one day long distance. It seems that a crowning achievement is just a matter of time.
For the third consecutive season PIPA will create several rankings for the best pigeons in different races and distances, both during and after the season. Read on to find out which ranking you can excel in this year.
A unique project in pigeon racing, inspired by the Romanian visionary Florea Sorin. In business and in life his ability to think beyond borders with co-operation and participation as keywords, brought him great success. These exact same starting points are now the base of Team Florea Sorin in order to reach their ultimate goal; breeding and racing winners all over the world.
Today the 1st of July, the Belgian online casino games- and sports betting-website Goldenvegas.be starts a new project : betting on pigeon racing.
New preliminary PIPA ranking result 'Best old bird and yearling in the Belgian national races' after the races from Bourges (I), Châteauroux (I), Guéret, Montluçon, Argenton I. The available national, zonal and provincial results were taken into account for this ranking.
With no less than 9 Dutch fanciers in the international top 10 Holland really took the cake in last year’s Barcelona race. Jelle Jellema was the supreme ruler with a 1st and 3rd international prize. This is why the prizes of this year's Barcelona contest are a bit orange colored. A descendant of international Barcelona winners, born in one of Holland's best extreme long distance lofts. That's ...
The national victory from Chateauroux in Belgium was won by Rick Hermans, while Gerard Koopman claimed a 1st NPO Souppes. Apparently, the bloodline of Harry continues to win prizes at international level, and grandmaster Jan Hooymans did not want to stay behind: his pigeon Alyda was the fastest of 4,842 pigeons in the NPO Bourges, bringing home another win for the pigeon family from Kerkdriel.
The superstars Fyther, Gloria and Black Magic, 1. prize breeding children of Blauwe Prins and Lucky 848, maybe the best breeding son ever of Eagle Eye. Together with the absolute best of Gaby Vandenabeele, Jos Thoné, Gerard Koopman, Erik Limbourg, Hugo Batenburg, Geerinckx, Verkerk and De Saer - to name just a few - they form one of the strongest collections of breeders in the world. A dream ...
One hundred and eighty-nine members sent nine hundred and ninety-seven birds to Agen with the British International Championship Club race from Agen, in conjunction with the international race. They were liberated at 06.00BST. The following is a report on the provisional result based on members' verifications.
For the National Flying Club race from Ancenis, the birds were liberated at 06.00BST into a light northerly wind. The following is a report on the provisional result according to members' verifications.
On Sunday 28 June the following auctions will end: Aloïs Agemans and June Auction.
Ninety-seven members entered two hundred and twenty-five pigeons into the British Barcelona Club race from Palamos. They were liberated at 5.30BST into a strong northerly wind, which made for a challenging race. The following is a report on the provisional result based on members' verifications.
We regret to inform you that Mr. Ferry Lambrecht has deceased. Ferry was born in Herstal in 1942 and became one of the top fanciers in the well-known pigeon racing association Indépendante de Liège. In addition, friends saw in Ferry a great organiser as well and he was asked to join several organisations.
Pigeon fanciers across The Netherlands were excited to hear about a new super class pigeon that had won two first prizes NPO and a provincial victory in a single season. Geeloger of Koen Minderhoud attracted a lot of attention, and many expected this champion to be sold to a foreign fancier for a lot of money.
The Netherlands decided this year to have a separate release from Agen after the race organisers had shortened the minimum distance. This causes the race from Agen to lose some of its international appeal. And now it seems we might lose another race on the international calendar, as the ZLU finds that the entree fee for the just completed race from Pau is still too high. Will Pau meet the same ...
On Tuesday the 23rd of June 2015, 2 new auctions started. The auction of Sorin Florea will end on Sunday the 5th of July 2015. The second part of the Season Finale will end on Monday the 6th of July 2015.
On Monday the 22nd of June 2015, the first part of the Season Finale started. This auction will end on Sunday the 5th of July 2015. On Tuesday the 23rd of June 2015, the second part of the Season Finale will also start. This part ends on Monday the 6th of July 2015.
One hundred and forty-eight members entered five hundred and thirty-eight pigeons into the British International Championship Club race from Pau. They were liberated at 06.15BST into a north-westerly wind. The following is a report on the provisional result according to members' telephone verifications.
We assume the two perfectionists Gerard and Bas Verkerk (Reeuwijk, NL) do not have many goals left after 30 years of keeping pigeons at the highest level. Bas once told us that winning the first ten prizes in a Teletext race would be the ultimate feat; we assume he had an equally euphoric feeling after winning the first four prizes and having 9 pigeons in the top 15 in the NPO race from Vierzon.