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Team Drapa/Zhang (Königsback-Stein, DV) lifts youngsters to exceptional highs; 1st & 3rd Nat. ace Tipes-competition 2018

The outstanding results of the A. & W. Drapa / Zhang youngbird team over the last years, has been crowned in a true champions manner in 2018 … with 1st until 8th acebird in the Sprinter Cup and 1st and 3rd National acebird Tipes competion. It’s reigning with great dominance or in other words: ‘winning the Drapa way’.

Highlights in the past for the German superstar Andreas Drapa have been numerous. Pigeons like Champ, Pokerface, Cassandra, Sky Fighter, Younge Super Crack; they were all National aces, Olympiad giants and breeders of generations new champion racers … Andreas always searches new goals and especially in young birds racing he found great challenges. Since a few years accompanied by his Chinese friend Yongjang Zhang, the young birds team was lead to great highs …

Until this year, the most successful young product of the Drapa premises was DV01769-17-2 Bolt … bred from the legend Pokerface, 1st German & 2nd Int. Olympiad bird allround 2011, 1st Europe Cup allround 2010 and 1st Nat. acebird RIRO of Germany 2009 with total of9x 1st prize … and bred from Cassandra, 1. Nat. acebird middle distance Europe Cup 2010 and 1st Int. Olympiad bird middle distacne Poznan 2011 … Bolt had the perfect combination of DNA to be successful … and so he was. With 6x 1st prize as as youngster, he is for sure one of the best young bird racers ever in the world. He won in 2017:

      1st prize 125 km     1,717 b.
      1st prize 124 km     1,446 b.
      1st prize RV           682 b.
      1st prize 102 km       473 b.
      1st prize 102 km       381 b.
      1st prize 100 km       356 b.
      2nd prize 102 km       685 b.

Click here for the pedigree of Bolt

1st and 3rd Nat. youngster Tipes competition 2018

Andreas Drapa is convinced of the importance to optimally profit from his National aces and Olympiad birds by breeding from them after their careers … none of the greatest cracks were sold and that much quality in one breeding team is bound to bring more successes … For the 2017 young birds superstar Bolt success came enormous fast. In 2018 the star racer was paired to a daughter of Champ (Base Cock) x Germanys Best (1st Nat. ace hen Germany) and they bred DV01769-18-1886 Goldmarie … she won 4x 1st prize and was by far the star of the young birds team! Eventually the super hen was crowned 1st National young acebird in the Tipes-competition 2018. Her best prizes are:

      1st prize        450 b. 100 km
      1st prize        431 b. 100 km
      1st prize        633 b. 100 km
      1st prize        276 b. 202 km
      2nd prize        179 b. 275 km
      4th prize      2,003 b. 120 km
      4th prize        629 b. RV
      Also 15.-27.-68.-82. prize

Click here for the pedigree of Goldmarie

To bring in a new quality injection - especially for young bird races on the short distances - Andreas invested in Dirk Van Den Bulck pigeons last years. He brought in especially the genes of the strong Olympiad hen Rosita and her superson Kittel, the 1st Nat. ace speed KBDB and one of the best current breeders in modern pigeonsport. These top lines would cross fantastically to his own team of German aces and one of the most successful products in 2018 is DV01769-18-102 The Best 102 … Father of this youngster is inbred of Rosita Van Den Bulck and mother daughter of the super pairing from Olympiad topper Younge Super Crack x Super 1002 (4x massive 1st prize) … The Best 102 became one of Germany’s very best junior performers:

       3rd Nat. young acebird Tipes-competition 2018
       3rd acebird Sprinter Cup 2018
       1st prize 120 km       2,003 b.
             1. RV winner       629 b.
       1st prize 100 km         450 b.
       2nd prize 100 km         580 b.
       4th prize 202 km         276 b.
       5th prize 100 km         633 b.
       23rd prize 202 km      1,369 b.
       31st prize 177 km      1,207 b.

‘The Best 102’ is nest mate to ‘As 101’, 4th acebird Sprinter Cup 2018 with a/o 3rd prize 120 km 2,003 b. … 3rd prize 100 km 580 b. … 4th prize 100 km 450 b. … 5th prize 100 km 633 b. Click here for the pedigree

1172 - father The Best 102

Highlights in Sprinter Cup 2018

The tandem of A. & W. Drapa / Zhang performed outstanding with youngsters, in the prestigious Sprinter Cup (Young Birds races up to 150 km) the raced the 1st-2nd-3rd-4th-5th-6th-7th-8th-11th-17th-18th-20th-21st-23rd acebird … most of the aces were again Drapa x Van Den Bulck crosses … the youngbirds results were:

05.08 Saverne 100 km       450 b. (83/63) 1st-2nd-3rd-4th-5th-6th-7th-8th-9th-10th-11th-12th
11.08 Saverne 100 km       633 b. (82/57) 1st-2nd-3rd-4th-5th-6th-7th-8th-9th-10th
14.08 Saverne 100 km       580 b. (86/18) 1st-2nd-3rd-4th-5th-6th-7th-8th-9th
18.08 Sarrebourg 120 km  2,003 b. (77/72) 1st-2nd-3rd-4th-5th-7th-10th-11th-14th-15th
21.08 Saverne 100 km       431 b. (86/37) 1st-2nd-3rd-4th-5th-6th-7th-8th-9th
25.08 Nomeny 180 km      1,207 b. (41/25) 31st-37th-81st-82nd-83rd
01.09 Toul 202 km          276 b. (22/21) 1st-2nd-3rd-4th-5th-9th-11th-12th-13th
08.09 St. Dizier 275 km    179 b. (16/15) 2nd-3rd-6th-8th-9th-10th-11th-12th-14th-15th-16th

Crowned as 1st acebird in de Sprinter Cup 2018 was DV01769-18-1103 … he is 100% Van den Bulck and won a/o the following prizes:

      1st acebird Sprinter Cup 2018
      2nd prize 120 km      2,003 b.
      3rd prize 100 km        580 b.
      5th prize 100 km        431 b.
      11th prize 100 km       450 b.
      28th prize 100 km       633 b.
      64th prize 202 km     1,369 b.

The 1103 is nestmate to the 7th acebird Sprinter Cup 2018, DV01769-18-1102, who also won an impressive list of top positions as youngster

      1st prize 100 km        633 b.
      5th prize 100 km        580 b.
      5th prize 100 km        431 b.
      5th prize 202 km        276 b.
      9th prize 100 km        450 b.
      14th prize 120 km     2,003 b.

Father of this super racing twins is BE16-4230264, direct son of legendary 1. Nat. acebird speed KBDB Kittel … Mother is full sister to Olympic Rosita, only raced as youngster, making it to the Olympiad and also breeding the wonderful Kittel-dynasty. Great line breeding in Drapa’s 1st acebird Sprinter Cup 2018 therefore … click here to view the pedigree

264 - father Der 1102

673 - mother Der 1102