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A report on the Central Southern Classic Flying Club race from Berwick on 28th June 2021

Rob & Maureen Kerr, Isabella, Alexander & Maya
140 members sent 1,073 pigeons to Berwick with the Central Southern Classic Flying Club. After a two day holdover they were liberated at 06.30CEST on Monday 28th June. The following is a report on the provisional result based on members' verifications.

Mr and Mrs Rob and Maureen Kerr of Gloucester timed two pigeons to take first and fourth open, first and third NW section. First on the clock was a yearling on 1302ypm, followed by a three year old on 1161ypm. This pigeon is now called Solomon after their grandson and it was timed in as second club from Sennen Cove previously. The dam is a grand-daughter of Izzy which was paired to a cock bred by Alen Gibb which contains Rob Rome's Dark Misty bloodlines. The fourth open bird is now called Olive after their grand-daughter and that is also a full grand-daughter of Izzy. 

Pete Barlow

Pete Barlow of Coombe Hill was second open and second NW section with a three year old on 1299ypm. Pete's winning black hen is now called Odessa Girl and its breeding contains Gaby Busschaert, Biss and Williams bloodlines. 

Roger Lowe

Roger Lowe of Reading clocked a yearling on 1167ypm to take third open and first NE section. This was a yearling, roundabout hen named Misty Blue and containing Pieter Veenstra bloodlines. 

Mel & Sue King & Archie

Mel and Sue King of Blandford Forum were fifth open and first SW section with a yearling cock on 1116ypm. It was flown on their own roundabout system and was bred from their own long distance bloodlines. 

Graham Clift

Graham Clift of Tirley timed two pigeons to take sixth and seventh open, third and fourth NW section. First was a three year old on 1094ypm and next was a two year old on 1093ypm. Graham's first pigeon was a grandson of Mark Gilbert's first open from Marseille. Second on the click was a De Smyter cock x Brockhamp hen which was bred in his stock loft. 

Wesley Selway

W Selway of Highbridge was eighth open and sixth NW section with a yearling on 1073ypm. Wesley's winner was a blue Janssen hen sent sitting a day old squeaker. 

Godfrey Kingswood-Cox

G Kingswood-Cox of Southampton timed two pigeons to take ninth and tenth open, first and second SE section. Both were yearlings on 1067ypm and 1066ypm respectively. Both pigeons were bred from his old family of birds which contain the Cox x Savage x Barker based family of pigeons. 

Around the sections

Dave Staddon

David and John Staddon of Shepton Mallet timed a two year old, chequer cock on 1031ypm to take second SW section. Their second section winner is raced on the chaos system and its dam is a blue hen called Another MIracle, bred down from the Staddon's Miracle Family. The sire is from their stock cock Joyful. 

Kevin & Jon Zerafa

K and J Zerafa of Portsmouth timed two pigeons to take third and fourth SE section. First on the clock was a two year old on 1046ypm, followed by another two year old on 1042ypm. 

Britton & Hames

Britton and Hames of Reading were second NE section with a yearling on 824ypm. 

That concludes the report on the provisional result of the Central Southern Classic Flying Club race from Berwick.