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New auctions: Chris Hebberecht, Cor De Heijde, Gevaert-Lannoo, Gino Clicque, G&S Verkerk, Sorin Florea, Lubomir Kubacek, Yves Van De Poel, Marc De Cock, Jos Cools, Anthony Maes & Derek Rooney

Monday the second of December, these new auctions will start: Chris Hebberecht (BE), Cor De Heijde (NL), Gevaert-Lannoo (BE), Gino Clicque (BE), G&S Verkerk (NL), Sorin Florea (RO), Lubomir Kubacek (CZ), Yves Van De Poel (BE), Marc De Cock (BE), Jos Cools (BE), Anthony Maes (BE) & Derek Rooney (UK).

Chris Hebberecht (BE)
Ace Pigeons & youngsters of the best breeders

Champion, Pancho, Jempy, Ike and Jaws are all iconic names in the national long distance. They have turned Chris Hebberecht into an internationally renowned fancier, and they are responsible for many great results in the long distance and the extreme long distance season after season. Hebberecht stands for more than half a century of top level racing in the national races of the long distance and the extreme long distance. Chris bred a number of pigeons from his best breeders exclusively for PIPA, and they will be sold in a top quality auction!

Cor De Heijde (NL)
Youngsters of his best breeding & racing birds

Grandmaster Cor de Heijde claimed a 1st National Perpignan in 1997, and he showed his potential again in recent years, winning a 1st Nat. Agen (Sector 1) of 6,379 pigeons in 2018 and a 1st Nat. Dax (Sector 1a) with exponents of his legendary Klamper dynasty. This phenomenon has bred hundreds of descendants that were very successful in the national classics. These descendants did particularly well in the prestigious classic from Barcelona. We are selling a group of young birds from Cor's fantastic breeding loft, in which his champions from previous generations have played an important role.

Gevaert-Lannoo (BE)
Youngers of the best breeders

After having already won a 2nd Nat. Bourges, a 3rd Nat. La Souterraine, a 4th Nat. Gueret, as well as 3 nat. first prizes in the zone and 5 second places in the zone, and 13 provincial wins, Gevaert-Lannoo finally claimed their long-awaited national victory in 2019, with a 1st National Argenton. This is another highlight in their long career, after their Olympiad ticket for Ivanka! The top class bloodlines of Chateauke and Kaafje have helped Gevaert-Lannoo become a big name in Belgium; these proved to be invaluable bloodlines. These lines were combined with the Bliksem lines of Gaby Vandenabeele, which led to many brilliant results in particular. Gevaert-Lannoo are now selling a fantastic collection of pigeons from their best breeders.

Gino Clicque (BE)
Youngsters of the best breeding and racing birds

Gino Clicque has dominated the pigeon racing scene in the last decade in tremendous fashion. Nobody had expected Gino to be racing at such a high level again so quickly after his record-breaking PIPA auction in early 2017. His 2017, 2018 and 2019 season were in fact his most successful yet. In this auction, Gino is selling a group of young birds straight from his fantastic breeding loft, which features the bloodlines of his old stars Golden Prince and Prince Rudy, as well as the lines of his new champions Golden Princess, First Lady and Golden Devil.

G&S Verkerk (NL)
Youngsters of the best breeding and racing birds

The sale of a round of young birds from the best breeders of Gerard and Bas Verkerk is traditionally one of the highlights of the auction season. This father-son combination has been one of the best-performing teams in The Netherlands over the past decade. Their national ace pigeons and Olympiad Pigeons are alway sent straight to the breeding loft; dozens such pigeons have joined their breeding team over the years. And by using their greatest champions to breed new youngsters, their pigeon family became stronger and stronger. The sheer quality of the Verkerk pigeon family clearly shows in this PIPA auction.

Sorin Florea (RO)
Youngsters of the best breeders

The iconic Romanian fancier Florea Sorin surrounded himself with top quality birds over the years, which he obtained in various PIPA auctions. The star of his breeding team is Il Ragno, 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon from the invaluable lines of Verbesselt and Lippens. Florea has several talented birds of Erik Limbourg in his collection as well: top class racing bird Copy Gilbert (son Gilbert), Miss Fantastic (the dam of 5th Nat. Ace Pigeon Eagle Eye), as well as youngsters of Eagle Eye, youngsters of New Freddy, Bak 17 and Lucky 848. We also spotted youngsters of Rudy (Vandenabeele), Golden Prince (Clicque), Olympiade (Heremans), Di Caprio (Heremans, then Van Dyck), Parents Sun (Steveninck), Wittekop Sylvester and Gladiator (Geerinckx), Euro Diamond (Brockamp), New Laureaat (Batenburg-VD Merwe), the parents of Dolce Vita (Veenstra), Birdy (best Million Dollar racer ever) and lastly the best lines of Gaston Van De Wouwer and Günter Prange, etc. Florea is now selling pigeons from his very best breeders on PIPA.

Lubomir Kubacek (CZ)
Top class racing birds and youngsters of his best breeding and racing birds

The Czech superstar claimed already his sixth national MSS victory of his career in 2019; he claimed a 1st and 2nd National Krajkova of 25,235 pigeons. It adds to an already impressive list of Olympiad pigeons and podium spots in national and provincial races and championships. This super class pigeon family will be available for sale in this fantastic auction.

Yves Van De Poel (BE)
Youngsters of the best breeders

Yves Van de Poel has long been associated with the classic from Barcelona, his favourite race in which he excelled many times. Yves has never been afraid of seeking new challenges, so he also tried his luck in the longer middle distance and the long distance competition as well. And with success: he won for instance a 1st Nat. Chateauroux old birds. He does have an exceptional collection of pigeons in his loft, which come from the lofts of Gaston van de Wouwer, Gaby Vandenabeele, Bart Geerinckx and others. He bred a round of youngsters from his most special breeders, and these will be sold in auction.

Marc De Cock (BE)
Youngsters of the racing/breeding birds, and a fantastic racing bird (Mister Brive, 1st prov & 19th nat. Brive)

This had already been a rather spectacular auction season for Marc De Cock: he sold the fantastic Johan 275 and the parents of National Ace Pigeon Rockefeller in an earlier auction, and he is now selling another group of top quality birds. In this auction, we have youngsters of all of his best breeders on offer. These are almost guaranteed to claim provincial and national top prizes later on.

Jos Cools (BE)
Youngsters of his best breeders

Jos Cools stands for genuine speed, and for pigeons that can really shake things up in shorter distance races. Despite a pigeon theft in January 2017, Jos is back at the top in the highly competitive Tienverbond Union, as well as in the national ace pigeon championships! The Winnetou bloodline plays a central role in this auction, alongside such familiar names as Di Caprio Heremans, Dirk Van Den Bulck and Staf Boeckmans. This is a select group of top quality birds in an exclusive auction.

Anthony Maes (BE)
Youngsters of his best racing & breeding birds

Superstar Anthony Maes has added another brilliant result to his already impressive list of achievements! He wins the title of 1st National Ace Pigeon long distance KBDB 2019 with Bonte Crack. This means another super class pigeon has been discovered in his lofts in Waregem. And this is a well-deserved title, in the wake of his excellent results in the 2018 PIPA Rankings. This must be a very satisfying result for him. His title winner plays a leading role in this online auction, along with the outstanding Sero Sero and Papillon. We are selling a group of Belgian superstars!

Derek Rooney (UK)
Youngsters of his best breeders

By purchasing youngsters of Harry and New Harry, among others, Derek Rooney surrounded himself with a solid team of breeders, that have delivered almost on a weekly basis. In this PIPA auction, Derek is selling youngsters of a fantastic son of New Harry, which is really making a name for himself in Great Britain. Also offered for sale are a group of young birds from Derek Rooney's most favorite youngsters of Harry, as well as youngsters of Gino Clicque's Golden Prince, and of the dam of Gino Clicque's First Lady. This hen bred 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB First Lady, and she is one of Derek Rooney's top breeders today. This is a top class collection!