Wim De Troy (Berlaar, BE): The art of performing throughout the whole season

Wim, Steven and Marianne De Troy from Berlaar (Antwerp province) could be found at the top of the charts throughout the whole 2022 racing season. They excelled on the heavy middle distance and long distance races in terms of results, championships, and ace pigeons titles.

In this article, we will introduce several of Wim De Troy his best pigeons. Fanciers will notice that this champions colony from Berlaar is made up of an unbelievable amount of top athletes that shine on the heavy middle distance and long distance races. 

“Cadisha”

“Cadisha” (BE22-6033008) won 1st Nat. Zone Argenton 1,373 p. and 5th Nat. Argenton 13,393 p. She is a daughter of Wonderboy” (BE16-6020015), who is also father of 1st Nat. Limoges 9,218 p. and fastest of 16,204 p. Moreover, “Wonderboy" is a brother to 1st Nat. La Souterraine 16,613 p. and of 3rd Nat. Argenton 23,286 p. (behind 2 loft mates). 

“Wonderboy” is father of a.o. the 1st Nat. Zone Argenton and 1st Nat. Limoges.

“Lucky Number 6”

The 2nd National KBDB Ace Pigeon Heavy Middle Distance Young birds 2022 and 3rd Prov. Ace Pigeon Young birds titles were won by “Lucky Number 6”. On her magnificent palmares, we find 16th Nat. Argenton 13,393 p. – 62nd Nat. Argenton 22,869 p. – 138th Nat. Bourges 23,846 p.

“Black Marianne” (BE13-6060140) is the mother of “Lucky Number 6”.

“Bugatti”

"Bugatti” (BE22-6033178) became 3rd National KBDB Ace Pigeon Heavy Middle Distance Young birds 2022 and 2nd Prov. Ace Pigeon Young birds. In her first racing season she also became 2nd Best Young bird in the PIPA Ranking across 4 National races, a very prestigious performance. Her national palmares in 2022: 33rd Nat. Argenton 22,869 p. – 80th Nat. Bourges 23,846 p. – 109th Nat. Chateauroux 17,084 p. – 113th Nat. Argenton 13,393 p.

“Cruella”

“Cruella” (BE21-6035215) won 2nd Nat. Zone La Souterraine 587 yearlings and 4th Prov. La Souterraine 868 p. Her father is “Hercules” (BE12-6022024), winner 1st Interprov. Chalon-sur-Saone 3,950 p. and 1st Prov. 1,286 p. His descendants have flown amongst others: 2nd Nat. Argenton 23,280 p. – 4th Nat. Gueret 12,888 p. – 6th Nat. Argenton 16,496 p. – 37th Nat. Chateauroux 17,269 p. – 18th Nat. La Souterraine 6,761 p.

“Hercules” is a.o. father of the 2nd Nat. Zone La Souterraine.

“Kristal Boxer”

“Kristal Boxer” became 18th Nat. KBDB Ace Pigeon Long Distance Yearlings 2022 with a 2nd Nat. Zone Libourne 578 p. and 6th Nat. Zone Tulle 1,140 p.

“Kristal Boxer” is a son of “The Last Boxer” (BE12-6022143) and “Black Kristal” (BE16-6020110).

“Maud”

"The Last Boxer" (see above) is also father to “Maud” (BE20-6181160), 6th Nat. KBDB Ace Pigeon Heavy Middle Distance 2022 and 1st Prov. Ace Pigeon Old birds/YL. In the PIPA Rankings, she became 2nd Best Old bird across 5,6 and 7 National races. "Maud" managed top results on every national race: 4th Nat. Gueret 8,375 p. – 48th Nat. La Souterraine 4,907 p. – 60th Nat. Bourges 33,410 p. – 95th Nat. Chateauroux 7,674 p. – 99th Nat. Argenton 9,851 p. – 14th Interprov. Vierzon 8,922 p.

“Marathon Man”

“Marathon Man” (BE19-6040217) became 1st Ace Pigeon Bevel Fondclub in 2020. He has the following results on his palmares: 1st Prov. Souillac 367 p. – 10th Nat. Souillac 4,476 p. – 41st Prov. Souillac 864 p. – 47th Nat. Zone Tulle 1,960 p. – 54th Prov. Brive 610 p.

 

“Argentina”, mother to “Marathon Man”, she herself is a daughter of “Den Argenton 043/03”.

“Megan Fox”

“Megan Fox” (BE21-6035217) became 2nd Prov. Ace Pigeon Old birds/YL and won 1st Nat. Zone La Souterraine against 587 yearlings - 16th Nat. La Souterraine 6,761 p. – 5th Interprov. Vierzon 6,345 p. – 7th Nat. Zone Issoudun 1,921 p., all in 2022. 

“Hollywood” is the father of “Megan Fox”.

“Miss Universe”

“Miss Universe” (BE21-6035029) became 16th Nat. KBDB Ace Pigeon Heavy Middle Distance Youngsters 2021. Her list op top results became even more impressive this year by adding the 6th Nat. Chateauroux 5,720 p. in addition to the 32nd Nat. La Souterraine 6,761 p. – 21st Interprov. Vierzon 6,345 p. – 87th Nat. Argenton 23,124 p.

“Ba Baracus” is the father of “Miss Universe”.

“Moonfall”

“Moonfall” (BE20-6181008) became 19th Nat. Ace Pigeon Heavy Middle Distance 2022. In the PIPA Rankings she finished as 3rd Best Old bird aross 7 National races, 7th Best Old bird across 6 National races and 10th Best Old bird across 5 national races. On her palmars we find amongst others: 4th Prov. La Soutteraine 560 p. – 12th Nat. zone Bourges 1,231 p. – 22nd Nat. La Souterraine 4,907 p. – 61st Nat. Issoudun 8,151 p.
“Hannibal” and “Heaven” are the parents of "Moonfall". 

This was the overview of top pigeons from Wim De Troy. The attentive reader would have noticed that the bloodlines of super breeder “Keesboer” (BE08-6176863) can be found in many of the pedigree above. "Super breeder "Keesboer" can be found back in all our best pigeons and national winners," Wim says with pride. To make clear how strong the genes of this phenomenon are, Wim sent us an impressive overview, which leaves no doubt: 

Descendants base breeder ‘KEESBOER 863/08’ won:

(Great)grandchildren won amongst others:

1. Nat. La Souteraine – 16,613 birds / 1. Fast. 19,554 birds 2016
1. Nat. Montluçon – 9,887 birds 2019
1. Nat. Argenton – 23,286 birds 2020
1. Nat. Argenton – 9,847 birds 2021
1. Nat. Limoges – 9,218 birds / 1. Fast. 16,204 birds 2021
2. Nat. Argenton – 23,286 birds 2020
3. Nat. Argenton – 23,286 birds 2020
3. Nat. Valence – 7,974 birds 2019
3. Nat. Chateauroux – 19,691 birds 2013
5. Nat. Argenton – 13,393 birds 2022
6. Nat. Argenton – 16,496 birds 2018
6. Nat. Argenton – 9,847 birds 2021
6. Nat. Chateauroux – 5,720 birds
15. Nat. Argenton – 22,869 birds
16. Nat. Argenton – 13,393 birds
16. Nat. Chateauroux – 6,850 birds
19. Nat. Chateauroux – 18,741 birds
19. Nat. Argenton – 16,496 birds
20. Nat. Chateauroux – 15,322 birds
22. Nat. La Souterraine – 4,907 birds
22. Nat. Argenton – 9,851 birds
22. Nat. Souillac – 6,668 birds
25. Nat. Gueret – 16,988 birds
25. Nat. Bourges – 23,195 birds
25. Nat. Argenton – 5,828 birds

Also at least 11 x 1st Provincial

(Great)grandchildren were crowned amongst others:

2. Nat. acebird great middle distance old birds KBDB 2017
2. Nat. acebird great middle distance young birds KBDB 2022
10. Nat. acebird great middle distance young birds KBDB 2016
16. Nat. acebird great middle distance young birds KBDB 2021
17. Nat. acebird small middle distance yearlings KBDB 2014
19. Nat. acebird great middle distance young birds KBDB 2016
19. Nat. acebird great middle distance old birds KBDB 2022
31. Nat. acebird great middle distance young birds 2020

Results 2022

21-05-22 PROV. VIERZON 470KM 2757 OLD BIRDS
12-59-77-78-88-98-110-113-262-266-… 18/23

21-05-22 INTPROV. VIERZON 470KM 8789 OLD BIRDS
14-102-131-135-151-171-195-198-562-570-690- …. 17/23

21-05-22 PROV. VIERZON 470KM 2725 YEARLINGS
5-20-60-85-96-154-157-159-185-242-…. 23/30

21-05-22 INTPROV. VIERZON 470KM 6345 YEARLINGS
5-21-72-113-129-229-232-234-285-387-475-610-…. 19/30

28-05-22 BOURGES 473KM 4054 OLD BIRDS PROV.
8-129-178-192-276-296-402-… = 27/43

28-05-22 BOURGES 473KM 33410 OLD BIRDS NATIONAL
60-495-695-777-1194-1278-1981-2167-2437-2513-2825-2835-2979-3133-… = 24/43

28-05-22 BOURGES 473KM 4451 YEARLINGS PROV.
33-95-96-156-169-175-186-202-260-321-333-372-398-.. = 34/51

28-05-22 BOURGES 473KM 24221 YEARLINGS NATIONAL
114-317-321-488-519-540-580-638-885-1140-1213-1364-1453-2145-2281-2309-2342-… = 33/51

4-06-22 ARGENTON 547KM 3342 YEARLINGS PROV.
56-57-63-100-105-159-183-184-207-212-235-306-331-…. = 26/44

4-06-22 ARGENTON 547KM 18763 YEARLINGS NATIONAL
493-495-531-823-859-1222-1352-1357-1537-1592-1725-… = 22/44

4-06-22 ARGENTON 547KM 2535 OLD BIRDS PROV.
19-81-146-147-188-189-223-…. = 20/22

4-06-22 ARGENTON 547KM 20467 OLD BIRDS NATIONAL
310-1084-1743-1747-…. = 14/22

11-06-22 LIMOGES 666KM 1961 OLD BIRDS PROV.
72-84-93-100-143-145-164-… = 13/23

11-06-22 LIMOGES 666KM 17356 OLD BIRDS NATIONAL
464-550-634-657-1030-1039-1165-1470-…= 10/23

25-06-22 ISSOUDUN 499KM 1200 OLD BIRDS PROV.
7-11-32-…..= 7/13

25-06-22 ISSOUDUN 499KM 8151 OLD BIRDS NATIONAL
61-72-129-481-689-…= 7/13

25-06-22 ISSOUDUN 499KM 2397 YEARLINGS PROV.
6-14-75-…..= 16/28

25-06-22 ISSOUDUN 499KM 12349 YEARLINGS NATIONAL
61-82-234-661-809-819-849-906-933-937-1092-….= 17/28

28-06-22 TULLE 651KM 1960 OLD BIRDS NATIONAL ZONE
4-17-27-47-102-109-167-... = 9/21

28-06-22 TULLE 651KM 1140 YEARLINGS NATIONAL ZONE
6-18-30-51-98-105-... = 8/12

9-07-22 GUERET 584KM 1095 OLD BIRDS PROV.
3-47-66-99...-= 9/21

9-07-22 GUERET 584KM 8375 OLD BIRDS NATIONAL
4-186-249-415-603-624-... = 9/21

9-07-22 GUERET 584KM 1927 YEARLINGS PROV.
27-53-70-109-155-175-181-185-... = 22/35

9-07-22 GUERET 584KM 12208 YEARLINGS NATIONAL
56-155-206-341-523-620-642-654-795-844-863-951- ...= 20/35

9-07-22 BRIVE 701KM 1248 OLD BIRDS NATIONAL ZONE
10-12-49-58-75-...= 7/11

15-07-22 LA SOUTERRAINE 587KM 587 YEARLINGS NATIONAL ZONE
1-2-4-18-21-25-37-54-... = 13/19

15-07-22 LA SOUTERRAINE 587KM 6761 YEARLINGS NATIONAL
16-18-32-224-290-338-467-631-... = 12/19

15-07-22 LA SOUTERRAINE 587KM 547 OLD BIRDS NATIONAL ZONE
4-9-22-26-55 = 5/9

15-07-22 LA SOUTERRAINE 587KM 4907 OLD BIRDS NATIONAL
22-48-196-270-..= 5/9

23-07-22 SOUILLAC 727KM 367 OLD BIRDS PROV.
1-19-... = 5/11

23-07-22 SOUILLAC 727KM 4476 OLD BIRDS NATIONAL
10-249-… = 5/11

30-07-22 TULLE 651KM 1214 YEARLINGS NATIONAL ZONE
4-6 = 2/5

30-07-22 TULLE 651KM 4993 YEARLINGS NATIONAL
26-60 = 2/5

30-07-22 TULLE 651KM 4185 OLD BIRDS NATIONAL
49-69-179-308-326 = 5/8

30-07-22 TULLE 651KM 1018 OLD BIRDS NATIONAL ZONE
8-14-42-72-78 = 5/8

30-07-22 BOURGES 470KM 1231 OLD BIRDS NATIONAL ZONE
12-19-111-123- … = 8/10

30-07-22 BOURGES 470KM 1684 YEARLINGS PROV.
72-88-129-157-167-…. = 14/23

30-07-22 BOURGES 470KM 10366 YEARLINGS NATIONAL
278-325-471-641-677-720-837-994-… = 15/23

30-07-22 BOURGES 470KM 4389 YOUNG BIRDS PROV.
33-56-91-97-112-165-264-358-360-388-440-441-…. = 27/110

30-07-22 BOURGES 470KM 23846 YOUNG BIRDS NATIONAL
80-138-225-246-288-482-785-1140-1146-1279-1461-1465-1510-1896-… = 24/110

6-08-22 CHATEAUROUX 521KM 4003 OLD BIRDS NATIONAL
113-138-254-310-338-360 = 6/6

6-08-22 CHATEAUROUX 521KM 5720 YEARLINGS NATIONAL
6-68-191-238-338-496-…= 11/14

6-08-22 LIBOURNE 794KM 578 YEARLINGS NATIONAL ZONE
2-4 = 2/4

21-08-22 ARGENTON 547KM 5166 OLD BIRDS NATIONAL
60-293-359-… = 7/14

21-08-22 ARGENTON 547KM 22869 YOUNG BIRDS NATIONAL
15-30-34-57-62-212-222-235-285-319-398-434-484-590-893-913-998-1039-1229-1238-..= 39/89

27-08-22 ARGENTON 547KM 1373 YOUNG BIRDS NATIONAL ZONE
1-6-7-9-12-20-25-46-…= 23/41

27-08-22 ARGENTON 547KM 13393 YOUNG BIRDS NATIONAL
5-16-17-21-34-84-113-246-947-953-1036-1116-1120-….= 24/41

10-09-22 CHATEAUROUX 521KM 17081 YOUNG BIRDS NATIONAL
63-102-109-158-160-356-388-486-523-525-862-871-979-980-994-1043-1122-1403-….= 34/69

KBDB Championship and Ace Pigeon titles 2022

2. NATIONAL CHAMPION HEAVY MIDDLE DISTANCE OLD BIRDS
2. NATIONAL CHAMPION HEAVY MIDDLE DISTANCE YOUNG BIRDS
6. NATIONAL ACE PIGEON KBDB HEAVY MIDDLE DISTANCE OLD BIRDS
19. NATIONAL ACE PIGEON KBDB HEAVY MIDDLE DISTANCE OLD BIRDS
2. BEST OLD BIRD ACROSS 7 NAT. RACES ( 6181160/20 )
3. BEST OLD BIRD ACROSS 7 NAT. RACES ( 6181008/20 )
2.BEST OLD BIRD ACROSS 6 NAT. RACES ( 6181160/20 )
6. BEST OLD BIRD ACROSS 6 NAT. RACES ( 6181008/20 )
2. BEST OLD BIRD ACROSS 5 NAT. RACES ( 6181160/20 )
10. BEST OLD BIRD ACROSS 5 NAT. RACES ( 6181008/20 )
2. NATIONAL ACE PIGEON KBDB HEAVY MIDDLE DISTANCE YOUNG BIRDS ( 6033006/22 )
3. NATIONAL ACE PIGEON KBDB HEAVY MIDDLE DISTANCE YOUNG BIRDS ( 6033178/22 )
2. BEST YOUNG BIRD ACROSS 4 NATIONAL VLUCHTEN ( 6033178/22 )
3. GENERAL PROVINCIAL CHAMPION
1. PROVINCIAL CHAMPION Old birds/Yearlings
1. PROVINCIAL CHAMPION Young birds
1. Prov. Ace Pigeon Old birds/Yearlings with 6181160/20 Maud
2. Prov. Ace Pigeon Old birds/Yearlings with 6035017/21 Megan Fox
5. Prov. Ace Pigeon Old birds/Yearlings with 6181008/20 Moonfall
2. Prov. Ace Pigeon Long Distance with 6035184/21 Kristal Boxer
2. Prov. Ace Pigeon Young birds with 6033178/22 Bugatti
3. Prov. Ace Pigeon Young birds with 6033006/22 Lucky number 6