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New auctions: Benoit Touzeau, Arno Van Den Berghe, Chris Hebberecht, Piet Blancke, Tom Van Gaver, Geert Maroy, Kristof Mortelmans, Vermeerbergen-Wilms & Guido Loockx

Monday 26th of February these new auctions will start: Benoit Touzeau, Arno Van Den Berghe, Chris Hebberecht, Piet Blancke, Tom Van Gaver, Geert Maroy, Kristof Mortelmans, Vermeerbergen-Wilms & Guido Loock.

Benoit Touzeau (FR)
Collectors items

Always in search of top quality, Benoit Touzeau focused on Dutch and Belgian champions to establish a superb breeding colony. Gebr. Leideman, C. & G. Koopman, G. & S. Verkerk, Marcel Sangers, Hans & Evert-Jan Eijerkamp, Jo and Florian Hendriks, Kas & Karel Meijers, Anthony Maes, Joel Verschoot, Gebr. Van De Brande, Jelger Klinkenberg, Gebr. Scheele, Kees Nijeboer, Stef Bals, Derksen-Van De Keuken, G. & H. Calis, Team Van Oss, ... it's a long list of great champions from whom only the very best pigeons were acquired. On PIPA, these collector's items will be presented in an exceptional auction.

Arno Van Den Berghe (BE)
Top breeding and racing pigeons

With the national victory at Chateauroux in 2021 against 10,317 yearling pigeons - also the fastest of 17,416 pigeons - Arno Van Den Berghe firmly established his name on the world map of pigeon racing. The winner – the superb pigeon Golden Lady – became a new foundation breeder and was used for crossbreeding with icons like Porsche 911 from PEC. In this auction, there's a beautiful selection available, including a very special son of Porsche 911 x 1st Nat. Limoges winner Nabrina from Platteeuw. But also, the top pigeon Amelia - 7th Nat. Bourges winner from an inbred son of Porsche 911 – with her nest sister and a direct daughter ... furthermore, young pigeons from the parents of Golden Lady, from offspring of Golden Lady, and from the nest brother of Golden Lady are offered. Note: pigeons can only leave at PIPA HQ from 25/03.

Chris Hebberecht (BE)
Ike & Champion Special

Chris Hebberecht continues to meet the high expectations year after year. The formidable Hebberecht lineage has been performing at the top level for over half a century... with 1st National victories, numerous 1st provincial wins, and KBDB National ace pigeons aplenty. The solid foundation was laid by the late father Octaaf Hebberecht and expertly led to magnificent heights by son Chris. The genetic legacy of champions like foundation sire Champion and 1st Nat. ace pigeon KBDB Ike consistently produces new stars in the sky, both in Chris's loft and among fanciers worldwide. This auction offers a magnificent selection of pigeons, particularly from the lineages of foundation birds Champion and Ike, the cornerstone of countless successes!

Piet Blancke (BE)
Special with Offspring of 1st National Winners and 1st National Ace Pigeons

For a lifetime, Piet Blancke has been synonymous with top successes in pigeon racing. Super pigeons that excel in (inter)national flights have always been central to Piet's approach. Over the past 10 years, Piet has been part of the successful BDS Team, which has achieved great victories. On PIPA, Piet presents a selection of pigeons from the wonderful champions of this illustrious period, namely offspring from the pairings: - 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB De Molenaar x 1st Nat. Narbonne winner Lady Narbonne - 1st Nat. Aurillac winner Golden Aurillac x 1st Nat. Narbonne winner Lady Narbonne - 1st Int. Marseille winner Marcello x Granddaughter of 1st Int. Marseille Jos Joosen - 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB De Molenaar x 1st Nat. Agen winner Lady Agen - 1st Int. Agen winner International Piet x Daughter of 2x 1st Int. Agen winners - 1st Int. Marseille winner Marcello x Sister of 1st Nat. Narbonne Lady Narbonne - 1st Int. Agen winner International Piet x Daughter of 2x 1st Int. Agen winners - 1st Int. Marseille winner Marcello x Sister of 1st Nat. Narbonne Lady Narbonne

Tom Van Gaver (BE)
Offspring from the best breeders and racers

Excelling in pigeon racing is one thing, but achieving excellence on a yearly, monthly, or even weekly basis; only the very best are capable of that. 2023 was an absolutely exceptional year, with top-level performances from start to finish. This translated into unprecedented results, such as winning the prestigious 1st Olympiad pigeon Category C with Jamie, 1st National ace pigeon KBDB long distance old birds and 2nd Olympiad pigeon Category C (after Jamie) with New Tetske, 1st National ace pigeon KBDB middle distance old birds and 1st Olympiad pigeon Category H with Sabine I, 12 times in the top 13 in the national ace pigeons/championships KBDB, 57 times in the top 100 nationally, 1st General Champion Entente Belge, 1st General Champion KBDB East Flanders with a record of rankings (with 1st, 1st, 1st, 2nd, 2nd, 2nd, 3rd, 3rd, 3rd, etc. provincial ace pigeon/champion), 1st General Champion FVOV and FCD etc., 6 times 1st provincial, 5 times 1st National Zone. Also, on other lofts, like in previous years, the TVG pigeons excelled in achieving national, zonal & provincial victories and national ace pigeons. In addition, in the major international One Loft Races, substantial references were achieved in 2023 with the following outstanding highlights: 1st Extra Final 600 km Pattaya Int OLR 2023 with Grandchild Ricky x Sister Finn 418 @ Wendela Wiersema 1st Ace Pigeon Algarve Gold Race 2023 with Grandchild Ricky x Sister Finn 418 @ Robert Zgud 1st Olympic Grand Prix Maastricht OLR FCI 2023 with Grandchild Little Ricky/Finn’s Charlie @ Brinkmann 1st Hot Spot 5 – 180 km Dubai OLR with Grandchild Tetske/brother Finn @ Verstraete Kristof 1st Hot Spot 6 – 405 km Krakus OLR 2023 with Grandchild Son Ricky x Sister Finn 418 @ Golebnik Wilcze 1st Semi Final 330 km OLR De Plumes France with grandchild Sister Finn 418 @ Vincent Béguier 3rd Final (1st drop with 3) Talent Quatro OLR Czech Republic 2023 with Grandchild Ricky x Sister Finn 418 3rd Ace Pigeon Algarve Gold Race 2023 with Grandchild sister Finn 759 3rd Ace & 4th Extra Final Derby Marismas FCI OLR 2023 with grandchild sister Speckle Finn x son Ricky 3rd Hot Spot 6 - 200 km Dubai OLR with Grandchild Little Ricky x Finn’s Charlie @ Verstraete Kristof 4th Extra Final 625 km Krakus OLR 2023 with Grandchild Son Ricky x Sister Finn 418 @ Golebnik Wilcze 24th Final AfricaPro 2023 with Sister Tetske 40th Ace Pigeon Black Jacket AfricaPro 2023 with Grandchild Ricky x sister Finn 418 50th Final (1st drop) 530 km Pattaya Int OLR 2023 with Offspring Allround Finn 56th Final 530 km Pattaya Int OLR 2023 with Grandchild Finn

Geert Maroy (BE)
Offspring of KBDB Ace Pigeons

In the Belgian (extreme) long-distance pigeon racing scene, Geert Maroy has been one of the standout performers in recent years. In the KBDB rankings, he secured the 1st & 8th National ace pigeon long distance KBDB titles in 2022, in 2023 he even managed to surpass this with the 1st, 2nd, and 4th National ace pigeon long distance KBDB titles... what a superb class, rooted in a golden breeding foundation with pigeons from renowned breeders such as Roger Mylle, De Smeyter-Restiaen, and Etienne Meirlaen. Offered for auction on PIPA are children of: - 1st Nat. ace pigeon long distance Yearlingss KBDB 2023 Flor x mother of 4th Nat. ace pigeon long distance Yearlings KBDB 2023 Victor - 4th Nat. ace pigeon long distance Yearlings KBDB 2023 Victor x mother of 1st Nat. ace pigeon long distance Yearlings KBDB 2023 Flor - 2nd Nat. ace pigeon long distance KBDB 2023 Christoph x half-sister of 1st Best St. Vincent pigeon over 3 years PIPA Ranking.

Kristof Mortelmans (BE)
Offspring from the best breeders and racers

The accumulation of successes for long-distance specialist Kristof Mortelmans in recent years is unparalleled. Whether it was a National ace pigeon, a National victory, provincial triumph, or ace pigeon title; Kristof consistently added new accolades to his collection. Success was even achieved in One Loft Races with the 6th final and 10th Super Ace in the Victoria Falls OLR 2023. In this auction, offspring from outstanding pairs are offered, such as: - Daan, 1st Nat. ace pigeon KBDB 3 Int. flights 2022 x Tattoo, 3rd Int. Agen Yearlings 2023 - Ballou, 1st Belgian/3rd Int. Perpignan pigeon 2021-2022 x Victoria, best hen 2022/2023 - Neo, 2nd Belgian Perpignan pigeon over 2 years x De 676, International top talent

Vermeerbergen-Wilms (BE)
PEC & PIPA Breeding exclusive

The well-oiled machine known as Vermeerbergen-Wilms continues to operate at full throttle. Year after year, they excel, and just when you think it can't get any better, they pull out new top performances from their hat. In 2023, highlights included the 1st overall provincial champion KBDB Antwerp and titles such as 2nd National champion KBDB young bird sprint and 3rd National champion KBDB old and yearlings! In addition to their own superb line of National Wonder, offspring from the stars of PEC and PIPA Breeding are also making waves in the Vermeerbergen-Wilms breeding team. Now offered for auction on PIPA are offspring from unique pairings: - Son of Junior & Grizzle Mama x daughter of Best Kittel II - Super son of Porsche 911 x daughter of Daniël & Shakira - Son of Porsche 911 x top breeder Wonder Porsche 245 - Super son of Best Kittel x Sister of 2nd National ace pigeon

Guido Loockx (BE)
Auction of the best racers & breeders '18-'19-'20-'21, accompanied by children/siblings of these top racers/breeders.

For decades, a big name in Belgian pigeon racing; that's Guido Loockx. Provincial victories (a total of 49!), Olympiad pigeons (Olympic Violetta and Kai Mook), National ace pigeons, and championships... the list of achievements of this phenomenon is inexhaustible. Because achieving such excellence demands a lot of time and sacrifices, Guido decides to take a significant step back and offer his star racers and breeders born between 2018 and 2021 in auction on PIPA. Among them are true gems of Belgian pigeon racing, such as the top racers: - Nina, 1st World Best Pigeon, 1st provincial & 3rd National ace pigeon long distance KBDB - Ninja, 1st provincial ace pigeon long distance KBDB with 6x top 10 provincial - Nafi, 2nd provincial & 7th National ace pigeon long distance KBDB - 366/21, 1st best pigeon Belgium over 8 National races - 720/19, 1st provincial & 2nd National Argenton 4,606 birds - 335/21, 1st provincial Argenton 1,212 birds and 1st Soissons 1,036 birds - 459/20, 1st provincial Chateauroux 921 birds - 584/19, 1st provincial Argenton 858 birds Also included in the auction are the last direct offspring of Olympic Violetta and Kai Mook, as well as (half) brothers/sisters and/or offspring of Nina (1st World Best Pigeon & 3rd National ace pigeon KBDB), Nafi (7th National ace pigeon KBDB), Valencia (1st provincial ace pigeon KBDB), Ninja (1st provincial ace pigeon KBDB)... and so on, and so forth.