Hans & Evert-Jan Eijerkamp (Brummen, NL) finish in 1st and 2nd in middle distance teletext race Soissons

Hans & Evert-Jan Eijerkamp have won a first and second prize in the first middle distance race from Soissons against 8,508 pigeons, and they proved the fastest two pigeons overall in Province 8 against 14,630 pigeons.

Hans & Evert-Jan Eijerkamp 

The middle distance race from Soissons took place on Sunday 17 May in Province 8 G.O.U. It was the first teletext race of 2015 in Province 8. Hans & Evert-Jan Eijerkamp had basketed 80 pigeons, which have put in an excellent overall performance. They won the 1st and 2nd against 5,392 pigeons in Region 4 South, and Hans & EVert-Jan also had the fastest two pigeons overall in Province 8 against 14,630 pigeons. We take a look at the overall results of Eijerkamp before discussing their two prize winners in detail:

Soissons Province 8 Region 4 South 5,392 pigeons 362 km
230-252-258-261-263-326-335-423-446-515-516-etc. (50/80)
Also 1st and 2nd overall in Province 8 G.O.U. against 14,630 pigeons

The verdict: 9 pigeons with a 1 on 100, 34 pigeons with a 1 on 10 and a 62% prize percentage 1 on 4.

The pigeons of Hans and Evert-Jan had demonstrated their excellent form in the previous races as well:

Reims Province 8 Region 4 South 5,974 pigeons 352 km
366-508-515-545-581-etc. (36/60)
Feluy Province 8 Region 4 South 6,464 pigeons 221 km
371-411-495-521-535-583-604-etc. (48/82)

As promised, we take a detailed look at the two pigeons that finished in first and second place:

NL14-1603367 Lynn

Lynn not only won a 1st from Soissons against 5,392 pigeons, she has also won:

 41st Feluy     5,293 pigeons
 41st Isnes     2,120 pigeons
 67th Reims     1,826 pigeons
128th Quiévrain 1,557 pigeons

NL14-1603367 Lynn, 1st Soissons 5,392 pigeons

This hen is a 100% Heremans pigeon with a truly impressive pedigree. She is related to several famous pigeons, such as Rossi, Jackpot, Nieuwe Olympiade and Euro, all from Leo Heremans. The sire of Lynn is a son of Jackpot x Kadootje. Jackpot is the sire of Olympic Vivian (3rd Olympiad Pigeon Nitra), whereas Kadootje is the dam of the 1st Ace Pigeon Region 4 Natour 2014. The dam of Lynn is a daughter of Rossi x Miss World, which is a granddaughter of Euro.

NL14-1603586 Hardy

Hardy had also won a 32nd from Quiévrain against 1,557 pigeons prior to his 2nd prize from Soissons 5,392 pigeons. The sire of Hardy comes from Euro x Sanne. Sanne has won an impressive number of top prizes, including a 1st Duffel 8,792 pigeons and a 1st Duffel 6,451 pigeons. The dam of Hardy is Princess Harry, which is in turn a daughter of Harry of Jan Hooymans (Kerkdriel, NL). Harry became 1st National Ace Pigeon One Day Long Distance WHZB in 2009.

NL14-1603586 Hardy, 2nd Soissons 5,392 pigeons

Final words

The middle distance and NPO competitions are fast approaching but the pigeons of Hans & Evert-Jan appear to be up for it. They are almost certain to achieve great results in the next few weeks. They have showed their excellent form in the first races of this season.