Winner of a 1st Nat. Aurillac with a 17 minute lead over a teammate
The Porsche bloodline of the PIPA Elite Center (PEC in short) is close to writing world history. We saw another chapter being added to this success story on 13th of July, in the lofts of Ariën-De Keyser in Houwaart (Tielt-Winge). The racing team of Pascal and Lieve Ariën-De Keyser was truly outstanding in the national long distance race from Aurillac. It is no secret that the Porsche bloodline - which is inevitably linked to the descendants of stock breeder New Freddy (himself 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon longer middle distance KBDB 2010, mainly in races of 1200 m/min and less) - is particularly suited for racing in strong headwinds. These are the conditions in which they can put their raw power to good use, and distance their opponents using their orientation skills and overall strength.
This is exactly the skillset that you need to excel in Aurillac, a race in a slight north to northwesterly headwind. We saw Birdie Porsche arrive home as the fastest bird overall of 7,470 pigeons. She was clocked at 16:52'27" after covering 693.191km, which resulted in an average speed of 1141.12 m/min. It was the highest average speed that day, making him the national winner in the old birds' race with a considerable advantage. Fellow teammate Juanita Porsche arrived home 17 minutes and 16 seconds later (she was clocked at 17:09'43" with a speed of 1109.58 m/min), as if it were a mountain stage in the Tour de France, claiming a 2nd National old birds. Another team member wins a 4th National old birds, while a yearling finishes in 5th place national. Overall, the team has 9 pigeons in the national top 100, which is a brilliant result. Here are the results from Aurillac:
Aurillac National 3,886 olds: 1-2-4-32-76-164-228-230-391-466-559 (11/19) Aurillac National 3,584 yearlings: 5-17-19-48-163-185-198-203-343-396-488-512-726-862 (14/22)
1st National Aurillac with Birdie Porsche
Pascal Ariën is a pigeon racing fanatic, he decides the breeding strategy and he is the brain behind the PEC. And he is also a nationally renowned player, racing with the youngsters of his own breeding pairs: the descendants that stem from his own breeding strategy are put to the test in his loft. And the race from Aurillac was an example of racing at the highest level. Both the 1st and 2nd National are related to the noble Porsche bloodlines, and they were both bred in the PEC in Knesselare. The winner is a cock, the second place winner a hen. These is their pedigrees:
-Birdie Porsche BE17-4062532 (cock)
1st Nat. Aurillac 3,886 p. ’19 – fastest of 7,470 pigeons 30th Nat. Valence 7,974 p. ’19 56th N.Zone Limoges 1,928 p. ’19
He is a full brother of the following winners:
18th Nat. Brive 4,412 p. 20th Nat. Tulle 5,322 p. 28th Nat. Brive 4,412 p. 87th N.Zone Bourges 6,026 p. etc.
Sire: Father Collector BE11-5170099
His son Collector became 12th Nat. Ace Pigeon Long Distance YLs KBDB 2014 and 3rd Best Long Distance Yearling of Belgium over 3 races (PIPA ranking). He originates from the old foundation of the Verreckt-Ariën breed, as a son of Mister Rapid BE03-2244269 (Patricia Verhaegen) x Brillianta Dikke BE00-6426014 (a daughter of golden stock pair Dikke Lowet x Lang Lowet).
Dam: Daughter Porsche Cayenne BE16-4129312
A super class breeding hen from the PEC loft. She is a daughter of Porsche Cayenne BE14-2230899, a full brother of the now world famous Porsche 911: 5th Nat. Ace Pigeon LMD KBDB '15 (from the PEC's invaluable stock pair Wacko Freddy x Lieve). Porsche Cayenne was paired to Blue Gala BE14-2230999, herself a 26th Interprov. Vierzon of 6,422 p., a 34th Interprov. Argenton 4,110 p., an 80th Nat. Jarnac 4,559 p., a 97th Nat. Jarnac 4,167 p., and a 120th Nat. Tulle 8,621 p. She is also a full sister of Louise: 1st Nat. Bourges 19,735 p. (a daughter of Dali x Magic 700).
Click here for the pedigree of Birdie Porsche
2nd National Aurillac with Juanita Porsche
The second place at national level was won by the second bird of Ariën-De Keyser. This hen stems from the core of the PEC breeding loft; she is a full sister of Wacko Freddy, which makes her closely related to the PEC's stock pair today:
-Juanita Porsche BE17-4062305 (hen)
2nd Nat Aurillac 3,886 p. ’19 18th Prov Blois 2,802 p. 22nd Prov Salbris 1,325 p. 34th Prov Vierzon 2,734 p. 65th Nat Chateauroux 27,081 p. 134th Intprov Vierzon 5,462 p.
A full sister of stock breeder Wacko Freddy
Sire: Porsche 088 BE11-5170088
A stock breeder of the golden Porsche bloodline, and the sire of Wacko Freddy. A grandfather of Porsche 911, Boxster, Nestsister Boxster, Spyder 005 and 006, Meghan Porsche, Prince Porsche etc.
He is a son of the fantastic ace pigeons Olympic Wacko BE07-5035388 (Olympiad Pigeon Poznan 2011, 1st Prov. Ace Pigeon Long Distance, 7th Nat. Ace Pigeon Long Distance KBDB 2010...) x Norma BE09-5026759 (4th Nat. Ace Pigeon LMD KBDB 2011, 1st semi-nat. Montluçon 6,141 p., 1st Prov. Chateauroux 1,233 p.).
Dam: Blue Ace Freddy’ke BE12-4163422
A super class breeder and Pascal Ariën's favourite descendant of New Freddy. She is a daughter of New Freddy BE09-5052387 (1st Nat. Ace Pigeon Longer Middle Distance KBDB 2010 and an invaluable stock breeder; from Pierre Matthijs) x Miss Blue Ace BE10-4127357, a 3rd Nat. Ace Pigeon Longer Middle Distance KBDB 2011 (R & JP Moreels).
Click here for an extensive pedigree of Juanita Porsche
The incredible breeding value of the Porsche bloodline
Those of you that follow the pigeon racing competition closely have probably noticed how the PEC's Porsche bloodline is growing to become one of the best bloodlines worldwide. This line breeds winners at national level, as well as ace pigeons in their own loft. And they have also produced race winners in international competitions: remember the great results in several One Loft Races across the globe in late 2018 and early 2019. These achievements are hard to ignore. They have just claimed another top prize in the national race from Aurillac, which further adds to the reputation of the Porsche dynasty. We have not seen the last of this breed - we are already looking forward to their next major result. Congratulations!
Porsche 911: the central figure in the Porsche bloodline, which was named after him
Wacko Freddy: a golden stock breeder and the sire of Porsche 911 and others, and a full brother of Juanita Porsche: 2nd Nat. Aurillac 3,886 olds
One of the sections of the Ariën-De Keyser racing lofts
The Collector: a half brother of Birdie Porsche, winner of a 1st Nat. Aurillac and the fastest of 7,470 pigeons.