New auctions: Jos Maris, Seed Tribe (Ji Jiaming), Verweij-De Haan, Luc De Laere, Depasse-Lardenoye, Derek Rooney, Frits & Wytse Mantel, Herman Hendrix, Mark Gilbert, Stef Bals & Gerard Schalkwijk

Monday the 16th of January these new auctions will start: Jos Maris, Seed Tribe (Ji Jiaming), Verweij-De Haan, Luc De Laere, Depasse-Lardenoye, Derek Rooney, Frits & Wytse Mantel, Herman Hendrix, Mark Gilbert, Stef Bals & Gerard Schalkwijk.

Jos Maris (BE)
Total auction

With the passing away of Jos Maris, Belgium lost an absolute top fancier. Winning the 1st National Championship Young birds KBDB in 2018 put him in the spotlights, writing Belgium pigeon sport history. The standard was set and in the years that followed he continued achieving top results in Region Mechelen-Turnhout, one of the strongest regions in Belgium with National top fanciers such as Nick & Roger Thys, Stefaan Lambrechts, Bart & Nance Van Oeckel, Dirk Van Den Bulck, Luc Van Mechelen, Johan Donckers, Van Vugt-Donckers, Geert Lambrechts, Johan De Belser, Carl Lambrechts, Cyriel Lambrechts, Frans & Dirk Maris, etc. In 2022, he was still on top of the game with a/o:

1st General Champion Region Mechelen
1st Champion Old birds 1st & 2nd Nominated Region Mechelen
1st Champion Yearlings 1st Nominated Region Mechelen     

On other lofts the Jos Maris pigeons also showed their quality. For instance, the 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB 2022 at Hok Van Bruel had Jos Maris bloodlines running through his veins and from the same lines the super pigeon Vriend became a top breeder at Gerard Koopman. Another world-famous Jos Maris pigeon is Yazoo, 2nd Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB 2017. After a strong selection the best breeders, racers and most promising young birds will be available in auction on PIPA. The legacy of Jos Maris, including brothers and sisters of Yazoo, 1st Ace Pigeons, Provincial winners, etc., ...

Seed Tribe (Ji Jiaming, CN)
Patrick Special

With the purchase of Patrick - the exceptional 1st National Ace Pigeon KBDB 2021 - at C&C Harchies, Ji Jianming made a golden move. He decided to house this super cock on the lofts of the PIPA Elite Center for co-breeding, where exclusive pairs were formed. In auction are children of Patrick, paired to a super daughter of Porsche 911 & New Kim and to the mother of 1st Nat. Souillac 2021...furthermore, the auction lots include double grandchildren of Patrick crossed with the sublime bloodlines of Porsche 911 from PEC. 

Verweij-De Haan (NL)
Youngsters from the best breeders & racers

Michel Verweij and Peter De Haan had another dream year! Jessie Rose became the Best European hen on all international races and brings the total to 10 National and 4 International Ace Pigeon since 2015. That their stock also ensures successes on other lofts is proven by the 1st Int. Barcelona 2022 at Delhove-Paesmans (Belgium); the father of this international winner is a 100% Verweij-De Haan. Peter and Michel bring children from their top racers and breeder to auction, including inbred youngsters to star breeders Milos and Red Rose. 

Luc De Laere (BE)
KBDB asduiven special

With the 1st National Ace Pigeon KBDB, 1st National Chateauroux, 1st National Argenton and 8 Provincial victories, Luc De Laere can confidently be called the star of the 2022 season. There was no stopping the endless stream of top results, primarily achieved by descendants of the wonder pigeon Tieke. In auction on PIPA, Luc offers a top selection of pigeons from the gems of his colony, a/o from 1st National Ace Pigeon KBDB 2022 Armin and from his parents...from Fideel, 2x 1st Provincial and 3rd Prov. Ace Pigeon KBDB...from parents Sunshine Tieke, 1st Nat. Argenton 2022 and 4th Nat. Ace Pigeon...from 5th Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB Lucky Sproet...and from wonder breeders Tiekes Bliksem, Perfecte, Bliksem Girl, Strong Wittenbuik, etc., etc., ...

Depasse Lardenoye (BE)
Youngsters from the best breeders & racers

Performing on the international classic from Barcelona; that is the yearly goal for Depasse-Lardenoye. The Belgium-Dutch combination are amongst one of the best West-European lofts when it comes to international extreme long distance racing. The willpower and ambition of Stephane Depasse in combination with the experience and pigeon skills of Jo Lardenoye are a perfect match. These men own a colony of pigeons which have won on the highest level for many generations. 

In auction are youngsters from the best breeders, a/o from Super son Di Stefano, National stars Miss Perpignan, Francine and Amby … and children of a/o Special One, Camie, Zoë and Luchi. 

Derek Rooney (UK)
Olympiad star Willow & children of the best Best Kittel breeders

When the quality of the Best Kittel dynasty from Dehon Demonseau/PIPA Breeding came to light, Englishman Derek Rooney was immediately convinced of its class. He bought children from a/o Best Kittel himself and his top children, Junior and Best Kittel II. It was the start of a new unbelievably successful period! Derek now offers descendants from his sublime Best Kittel team in auction, here on PIPA. The auction's highlight is Willow, Olympiad pigeon and 4th Nat. Ace Pigeon. She will be auctioned together with her parents; Nero (son Blue Best Kittel) and Junior Alexus (daughter Junior)! 

Frits & Wytse Mantel (NL)
Vardy Special

Frits and Wyste Mantel decided to focus on One Loft Racing several years ago. With the Vardy bloodline - winner of 1st NPO Issoudun 751km himself - successes were quickly realized on their new favorite discipline. Frits and Wyste had an excellent season in 2022, winning three Top 10 spots in Finals of large One Loft Races. Despite the fact that Frits and Wytse participate with a limited number of pigeons, they are regularly found at the top of the charts. For years they have strongly selected their own stock of pigeons to build up the current colony. In 2022, Vardess, daughter of Vardy, won 3rd Final Corabia Winter OLR. Child of Jason, top breeder and inbred to Vardy, won 9th Final & 4th Ace Pigeon Sofia OLR. A grandchild of Vardy, Alexio, won 7th Final Algarve Golden Race. In this auction, special children of these super breeders will become available. A unique chance to purchase pigeons from this exclusive OLR loft! 

Herman Hendrix (NL)
Youngsters from special pairs

A lot of quality can be found on the lofts of Dutch extreme long distance fancier Herman Hendrix! With Anouk - winner 13th Nat. Agen and 15th Nat. Barcelona - he houses a wonder pigeon. Furthermore, he owns children of famous marathon cracks to cross with his own stock. In auction are a/o half-brother and half-sisters of Anouk, youngsters from children of Silke and Zeus (Jellema), Sumerian Fighter (Batenburg), Orange Oil (Schalkwijk) and as the auction highlight; a child from Anouk x her own father! 

Mark Gilbert (UK)
Children from the best breeders & racers

With sublime performances on the International classics, Mark Gilbert put the UK on the map when it comes to pigeon racing. After having dominated the 'regular' races, Mark found a new challenge in racing extreme long distance and set out to buy the best bloodlines to achieve this newfound goal. In the meantime, he has many 1st National and even 1st International victories on his palmares. Mark offers a selection of 9 youngsters from the best breeders ... a/o from 1st National winner Southfield Hugo, Southfield King and Southfield Gold Lady … from wonder breeder Golden Barcelona, Gouden Vleugel Barcelona and father 3x 1st National … and from the best children of New Laureaat, Jef and Golden Barcelona.

Stef Bals (NL)
Youngsters from the best breeders

From 100km to 700km; Stef Bals has proven to excel on the complete spectrum of one day racing. Having won spectacular races against thousands of pigeons last year, in 2022 he wins a/o the title of 1st National Champion Long Distance 2022! Stef manages a small but quality rich colony, built primarily on the super genes of breeding wonder New Universe. Furthermore, pigeons via his good friend Maarten Huijsmans play an important role in achieving these astonishing successes. In auction, Stef offers children from 1st Provincial winner Superboy, Blue Pearl and Jody... from stock breeders De 744 and New Universe ... and as the cherry on top; the winner 1st Prize winner Little NPO Men will be available in auction, here on PIPA! 

Gerard Schalkwijk (NL)
Youngsters from the best breeders

Gerard Schalkwijk his performances in the past decade were sensational to say the least. On extreme long distance races he belongs to the absolute top with figureheads such as Orange Oil and Lady In The Dark which shook the world with their sublime results. Now, a new generation of cracks have stood up, achieving National top results. In auction, are an exclusive selection of youngsters from the stars of Gerard's colony, such as; 

- Orange Oil (1st Int. Ace Pigeon Barcelona 2017-2019) x Night Goldplay (2nd Nat. S3 Perigueux)
- Goldplay (1st Nat. Perigueux 2020) x Night Goldplay (2nd Nat. S3 Perigueux)
- Double Barcelona (father 2nd Nat. S3 Perigueux) x Lady In The Dark (1st Int. Ace Pigeon & super breeder)
- Dubbel grandchild Lady Richelle, stock hen an a/o mother Orange Oil.