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New auctions: Joël Verschoot, Mark Gilbert, Kristof Mortelmans, Lubomir Kubacek, Adrien Mirabelle, Rudi Desaer & Marc De Cock

Monday the 28th of February, these new auctions will start: Joël Verschoot, Mark Gilbert, Kristof Mortelmans, Lubomir Kubacek, Adrien Mirabelle, Rudi Desaer & Marc De Cock.

Joël Verschoot (BE)
Armando Special

Possibly the best long distance pigeon to have ever raced, is Armando. He was crowned 1st National Ace Pigeon KBDB 2018 and 3rd National Ace Pigeon KBDB 2017. Moreover, he became Olympiad pigeon and 1st in the PIPA Rankings with a.o. the 1st Nat. Angouleme, 2nd Nat. Limoges, 2nd Nat. Limoges, 10th Nat. Limoges. It is no surprise this crack of Joël Verschoot was the first pigeon on PIPA to be sold for over 1 million euro. Joël houses a prime selection of children from Armando who define his breeding loft. In this auction, youngsters from the best children of Armando, paired to a.o. children to Contador (4 x Top 10 National), Golden Prince (1st Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB Clicque), Prince Porsche (super breeder & brother Porsche 911 PEC) will be on offer. A sensational auction!

Mark Gilbert (GB)
Golden Barcelona Special

The name and fame of Mark Gilbert has been built up as a result of a long series of National and International highlights. An important figure in his breeding team is Golden Barcelona, a Golden Wing winner himself with a.o. 6th, 23rd and 175th National Barcelona and breeder of Southfield Hugo with 2x 1st National, Southfield Gold Lady with 1st and 5th National and the winners of 2nd and 3rd National. In this super auction, direct children from Golden Barcelona and double grandchildren to Golden Barcelona will be on offer. Each time paired with the best Barcelona pigeons from International pigeon sport. 

Kristof Mortelmans (BE)
Children/brothers/sisters Den Dave, children Jelle, children/brothers/sisters other stars

One of the best Belgian long distance fanciers of the past years is Kristof Mortelmans. His breakthrough was on account of 1st National Ace Pigeon KBDB Red Ace after which he stood in the spotlights year in, year out and belongs to the favorites on every large extreme long distance race. In 2021, the 1st National Marseille was won with Den Dave, a son from 1st Int. Barcelona winer The Special One x daughter of Mortelmans crack De Jelle. On offer in this exclusive auction is a collection of youngsters from 1st Nat. Marseille winner Den Dave and from parents Den Dave ... from the old stock breeder Witpen Bont Koppel ... from 1st Prov. Perigueux winner Schrek (son Jelle) x daughter Jelle ... and from De Jelle (1st Prov. Ace Pigeon and super breeder) x Paulien (1st Prov. & 22nd Nat. Barcelona 2021). 

Lubomir Kubacek (CZ)
Pigeons from the most exclusive pairs

The Czech superstar Lubomir Kabacek reeled in a handful of 1st National victories in the past years and has an impressive list of Olympiad pigeons and podium spots on National and Provincial races and championship titles on his palmares. Stock pair Koler x Sudorka and wonder breeder Toni form a super strong foundation, to which a.o. the best from Gaston Van De Wouwer was added. This auction includes a.o.
- A full sister of 1st Nat. Yearling 2021 Carapaz, cousin to 1st Int. Ace Pigeon Pattaya OLR
- Carapaz (1st Nat. Yearling 2021) x daughter Olympiad pigeon Olympic Bull
- Olympic Bull (Olympiad pigeon) x Olympic Gregorian (5th Nat. Ace Pigeon Yearling 2020)
- Argenton Bull (3rd Nat. Yearling) x Miss Tatra (1st Prize Tatra Derby OLR)
- Gregorian (Olympiad pigeon with 3x 1st Prize) x Justfly (super racer & sister Olympiad pigeon)
- Pogacar (2nd Nat. Yearling) x Karin (sister of mother 1st Nat. Yearling Carapaz)

Adrien Mirabelle (BE)
Youngsters from the best breeders

The Belgian wonder child Adrien Mirabelle rose to the top of Belgian pigeon sport in record time. With Divock and Zodiac he ranked amongst the best National KBDB Ace Pigeons, who later strengthened his colony as super breeders. The bloodlines of a.o. Geerinckx, PIPA Breeding & recent Van De Wouwer were added to this base; all pigeons of international stature. In this auction on PIPA, youngsters from several super pairings from Adrien Mirabelle will be on offer, including
- Lewis (5th Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB & super breeder) x super daughter Chipo’s Lad (stock cock)
- Gorki (6th Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB & son Chipo’s Lad) x Ginnie (super breeding daughter Chipo’s Lad)
- Super racer Brother Daniel x top breeder Fluence (grandmother 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon WHZB)
- Gaston 063 (from half brother New Kim VD Wouwer) x super daughter Divock
- Gaston 033 (inbred New Kim VD Wouwer) x Granddaughter Chipo (OLR top breeder)
- Cuisse Cassee (father 5th Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB) x top daughter Zodiac

Rudi Desaer (BE)
Youngsters from the best racers & breeders

The name De Saer has been synonymous with top quality for decades. Since the nineties, his performances, especially on the National long distance races have oftentimes amazed both friend and foe. Several National victories, KBDB titles, Ace Pigeons and a long list of top results and super series were achieved. Moreover, the list of references that comes in seems endless, largely on account of the Vandenabeele breed. Rudi brings a beautiful collection of pigeons from the best his colony has to offer to auction, here on PIPA. The lots include children from a.o. 1st Nat. Limoges winner New Jens x top breeder Daisy… from 1st Nat. Cahors winner New Tours … from wonder breeder Champion, father 1st & 2nd Nat. winner Favoriet … and from the super racers Neymar, Suarez, Thyphoon, Ace, Jacko, Black Tours, etc.

Marc De Cock (BE)
All old birds from 2019 and older + selection of youngsters 2020 and 2021, with the exception of 3 racers from 2019

The unique class on the lofts of Marc De Cock has been impressive for decades. Both Nationally and Internationally, his pigeons have been performing at the highest level for a long time; not only on his own lofts but also on those of other fanciers world-wide. The highlights on his own lofts of the past seasons were:
1st Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB Allround 2018 – Rockefeller
2nd Olympiad pigeon Cat. C 2017 – Bold Eagle
2nd Nat. Long Distance pigeon 5 races PIPA Ranking 2020 - Top Son Bold Eagle
2nd Nat. General Champion KBDB 2018
5th Nat. General Champion KBDB 2021
3rd Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB Long Distance 2015 – Johan 275
4th Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB Long Distance 2019 – Double Remco
5th Nat. Champion KBDB Long Distance Old birds 2021
7th Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB Allround 2021 – Iron Lady
13th Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB Long Distance 2016 – Bold Eagle
15th Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB Long Distance 2021 – Ferrari, brother Rockefeller
15th Nat. Champion KBDB Long Distance Yearlings 2021


Interested to view the quality of these pigeons on the lofts, first hand? This is possible on 5th & 6th of March. Please mail to make an appointment.