Focus on the one-day long distance races
Racing under the name Rien & Diny van Oss, from Velddriel in Afdeling 7 Midden-Nederland, Team van Oss further consists of son Irvin and loft manager Erik van de Laak. Their main focus are the one-day long distance races. A discipline on which they have been very successful these past years:
1st NPO Vierzon against 2,362 p. in an extremely tough weekend
Another win can be added to the overview above. With a 1st NPO Vierzon, Team van Oss show that they play to win on every long distance race they enter. The 2021 racing season is a tough one. The last two NPO-races where a serious test for the pigeon's endurance. Conditions that the van Oss pigeons can handle well. 1st NPO is won by the yearling NL20-1612750. With the NL18-5140871, Team van Oss have another pigeon in the Top 10 of this NPO-race (9th).
NL20-1612750 1st NPO Vierzon against 2,362 pigeons
The blue yearling cock NL20-1612750 managed to race home with a speed of 1164 m.p.m. from Vierzon. He was the fastest on this 555km race against 2,362 pigeons in Afdeling 7 Midden-Nederland and adds an NPO win to his name. As a young bird 20-750 already showed himself as a good racer on the loft of Irvin in Engelen where he became 8th Ace pigeon in the BCC. After the racing season this cock was transferred to the racing lofts in Velddriel. The NPO winner has a phenomenal pedigree. His father is son to NL13-1395608 Harry 608, who in turn is son of the infamous NL07-2007621 Harry from Jan Hooymans. The grandfather on mother's side is NL16-1277361 Hattrick. This cock won three Top 10's on NPO-races and is now a super breeder. Grandmother NL14-1055536 Issi, who was paired to Hattrick, won 1st National Issoudun against 13,906 pigeons (amongst others).
NL18-5140871 Kyann wins 9th NPO Vierzon
Team van Oss' second pigeon to return home, placing 9th in the NPO race from Vierzon, is NL18-5140871 Kyann. This three year old cock is one of the absolute super racers on the lofts in Velddriel. He was basketed as first nominated pigeon for a reason. In 2019, Kyann became 7th National Ace pigeon Long distance. Kyann is a son to NL12-1784176 Het Harrietje, daughter to Harry from Jan Hooymans. The following results can be found on Kyann's palmarés:
Next up: the national long distance race from Issoudun
Upcoming weekend the national long distance race from Issoudun will take place. Despite the tough season taking its toll, a strong team of birds from Velddriel will be basketed. Team van Oss certainly belongs to the group of favorites for the win.