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(10/12/2018) Auctions raise almost 400,000 euro – Eria of Jo Bauters sold for 30,500 euro – Dirk Deroose raises 3,330 euro/youngster

9 different auctions closed on Sunday, raising 395,175 euro in total for 160 pigeons, with an average of 2,470 euro/pigeon. We briefly discuss each individual auction.

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(04/12/2018) SG Freialdenhofen & Söhne (Aldenhoven, DE): Forrest Gump still leading the way!

Forrest Gump - his name will be forever associated with the pigeon loft of Freialdenhofen & Sons, since he has shaped the pedigrees of many of their best pigeons. In fact, he has played a pivotal role in the many successes of this pigeon breed.

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(05/04/2018) SG Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven, DE): 1st National Perpignan 2017

We were asking ourselves how long it has been since team Freialdenhofen went through a season without claiming a national or international victory. They have a collection of top class racing birds that can really make a difference in the long distance. This pigeon breed is as good as it gets.

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(05/08/2017) Perpignan (int.) 2017 | National winner Germany old birds: Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven)

The National winner Germany from Perpignan in the category "old birds" is Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven). The pigeon was clocked on Friday at 20:54:32 CEST after a race of 957.841 km, achieving an average velocity of 1147.76 m/min.

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(06/12/2016) SG Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven, DE): 1st National Perpignan with Perpignan King

We had mixed feelings about our upcoming visit to the Freialdenhofen family. The pigeons were doing all right but we were worried about Dirk Freialdenhofen. We had read in an online article that Dirk was in very bad health at the time.

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(30/07/2016) Perpignan (int.) 2016 | National winner Germany old birds: Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven)

The National winner Germany from Perpignan in the category "old birds" is Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven). The pigeon was clocked on Friday at 20:39:30 CEST after a race of 957.841 km, achieving an average velocity of 1190.6 m/min.

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(07/12/2015) SG Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven, DE): Forrest Gump and so much more!

We paid another visit to the Freialdenhofen family in Aldenhoven. We would love to visit this loft more often, because we always get a warm welcome here. Unfortunately the town of Aldenhoven is 280 away. We have spent many great afternoons there, having interesting conversations and discussions. And their impressive pigeon collection is definitely worth the drive.

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(30/06/2015) Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven, DE) win 1st and 2nd national Agen

They have won again. Who? Heinz-Josef, Dirk and Heiko Freialdenhofen. Their victory was not that much of a surprise, as we have been reporting about this pigeon loft and their impressive achievements on a regular basis. I really enjoy writing about the kind people behind this pigeon loft and their super class pigeons. I still remember my first visit to Aldenhoven, when I got the chance of ...

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(26/06/2015) Agen (NL & DE) 2015 | National winner Germany old birds: Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven)

The National winner Germany from Agen in the category "old birds" is Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven).The pigeon was clocked on Friday at 17:35:59 CEST after a race of 859.722 km, achieving an average velocity of 1290.91 m/min.

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(21/12/2014) Freialdenhofen & sons (Aldenhoven, DE) can look back on an outstanding season!

I finished my article about the 2013 racing season saying that 2013 had been a highly successful year for Aldenhofen, and that we were looking forward to 2014. Back then we were quite confident that the Freialdenhofen family would have another great year. Perhaps they could aim for an international first prize instead of a national victory this time? There is no doubt that 2014 has been yet ...

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(12/08/2014) Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven, DE) claim national victory from Perpignan

The race from Perpignan is traditionally the last international race of the season. Perpignan is a city in Southern France that sits along the Golfe du Lion (Mediterranean sea), 70km to the east of Narbonne and 30km to the north of the Spanish border.

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(02/08/2014) Perpignan (int.) 2014 | National winner Germany Old birds: Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven)

The national winner Germany from Perpignan in the category "old birds" is Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven).The pigeon was clocked on Friday at 21:42:08 CEST after a race of 957.842 km, achieving an average velocity of 1067.67 m/min.

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(29/06/2014) Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhofen, DE) achieve one of the most impressive marathon performances from International Bordeaux/Agen ever

An invincible yearling team of German champions Freialdenhofen & Sons came to set new borders on the International marathon race from Bordeaux/Agen … clocking 27 (!) from 56 pigeons on the first day from 860 km with an opening score of 2nd-3rd-11th-12th-13th-18th-22nd-25th-35th-39th-40th-etc. Simply phenomenal.

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(24/12/2013) Freialdenhofen & Söhne (Aldenhoven, DE) win three national first prizes in Germany in 2013

They have had a truly spectacular season, adding German national victories from Pau, Agen/Bordeaux and Barcelona to their list of achievements. Their international win from Pau 2012 against 8,399 pigeons is considered one of the highlights in their career. This loft has become a household name in the international competition.

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(11/07/2013) Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven, DE) have won the First National Barcelona in Germany

This is an amazing performance. They have won three national first prizes in a row! In fact they have won the three classic races from Pau, Agen (Bordeaux) and Barcelona. Has anyone done this before? This says a lot about the quality of their pigeon breed!

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(08/07/2013) Freialdenhofen & Söhne (Aldenhoven, DE) win first National Agen (Bordeaux) 2013 in Germany

Believe it or not, this loft have won yet another national first prize! Last weekend they took another national victory in Germany, again with a pigeon from the bloodline of Forrest Gump.

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(06/07/2013) Barcelona (int.) 2013 | National winner Germany Old birds: Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven)

The national winner Germany from Barcelona in the category "old birds" is Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven).The pigeon was clocked on Saturday at 11:58:01 CEST after a race of 1103.08 km, achieving an average velocity of 904.897 m/min.

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(01/07/2013) Agen (int.) 2013 | National winner Germany All: Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven, DE)

The national winner Germany from Agen in the category "all" is Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven, DE).The pigeon was clocked on Sunday at 21:20:03 CEST after a race of 864.478 km, achieving an average velocity of 1136.85 m/min.

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(20/06/2013) Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven, DE) have won the 1st National from Pau in Germany

They had already won the international first prize from Pau in 2012 and this season they took the first, the third and the fourth national prize for Germany in the classic race from Pau. This makes Heinz-Josef and his two sons Dirk and Heiko Freialdenhofen the the true specialists in the long distance competition in Germany.

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(15/06/2013) Pau (int.) 2013 | National winner Germany Old birds: Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven)

The national winner Germany from Pau in the category "old birds" is Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven).The pigeon was clocked on Friday at 21:04:33 CEST after a race of 981.836 km, achieving an average velocity of 1142.27 m/min.

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(11/03/2013) Freialdenhofen & Söhne (Aldenhoven, DE): great successes in the long distance!

They have won many races and they have been racing outstandingly well. Their most recent highlight was the winning of a first international from Pau against 8,399 pigeons! They are among the very best in the international races.

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(02/07/2012) Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven, Germany) winners of 1st international Pau against 8,399 pigeons

They have had some great victories in the past, but this international win from Pau is a dream come true for Heinz-Josef, Dirk and Heiko Aldenhofen.

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(22/06/2012) Pau (int.) 2012 | international winner Old birds: Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven, Germany)

The international winner from Pau in the category "old birds" is Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven, Germany)., achieving an average velocity of 1568.428 m/min.

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(06/07/2011) Freialdenhofen & Sons (Aldenhoven, DE): 1st-2nd-3rd-5th-7th Nat. Bordeaux yearlings

What a triumphal march for the ‘kings of the German grand distance’ in the National Bordeaux … the test for their yearlings which was passed with flying colours. Holding the entire podium with also the 5th and 7th National … a unique performance from the excellent ‘Forest Gump’ dynasty

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(31/05/2010) Opnieuw inbraakpoging bij Freialdenhofen & Zonen, met ernstige gevolgen

Nadat reeds op 17 en 23 maart jl. inbraakpogingen in de duivenhokken van de Familie Freialdenhofen en Zonen hebben plaatsgevonden, is er op 30 mei om 23.39 uur wederom ingebroken.

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(17/03/2010) Poging tot diefstal

In de nacht van 16 op 17 maart jl. werd rond 02.45 een poging tot diefstal gepleegd bij Freialdenhofen & Zoon (DL)