10/01/2021 - The following auctions ended on Sunday 10 January: Jos Martens (NL), Liliane Demely (BE), Alpdag brothers (TR), Freddy & Jacques Vandenheede (BE), Peter Janssen (DE), Sakis Minovgioudis (NL), Mike Ganus ( US), Dirk Van Dyck (BE) & Barcelona Special.
18/02/2020 - In 2012 Mike went to Sun City for the first time for the South Africa Million Dollar Final race. After seeing the conditions of the weather, hot & humid, along with dominating head winds, he knew it took a different type of racing pigeon to win this race.
25/12/2019 - The auction season at PIPA runs from mid-August to the end of June. Week in, week out, exceptional auction results are achieved, 40 weeks in a year. The auction weekends ended on average at more than 500,000 EURO in recent weeks. Last week the total was 667,000 EURO, this weekend 665,400 EURO. Below a report per auction.
20/06/2019 - The last but one auction weekend of the season came to a close last Sunday 16th of June. Next week we have our Season Finale, an apotheosis after what turned out to be PIPA's best auction season ever. And our Season Finale is promising to be quite a special event.
03/05/2019 - PIPA is proud to receive this testimony from Mike Ganus, an icon in the world of international pigeon sport. Mike says thanks to the entire PIPA team for the support he experienced in so many ways.
19/04/2019 - One of the leading names at international level is without doubt Mike Ganus. Over the past ten years, Mike has made it his goal to excel in the most prestigious one loft races, including most notably the Million Dollar Race, Victoria Falls and the Golden Algarve Derby, which are very demanding competitions.
18/02/2018 - Saturday 17th of February the auction of the top 50 winners of the Million Dollar Race final took place. The winner was sold to Mike Ganus at 1.150.000 South African Rand, about 95.000 USD. The most expensive South African rung pigeon ever sold.
04/02/2018 - The organisation of the Victoria Falls World Challenge Pigeon Race had a dream winner in American superman Mike Ganus … the 2016 winner of the Million Dollar Race now takes gold and bronze in a very successful second edition of the fastest growing One Loft Race!
13/10/2017 - Lifting up US pigeon racing to a total new level was Mike Ganus’ ultimate goal for decades. He did so bringing Western-European super pigeons to the US … In one loft racing it’s the other way around; all over the world ambitious fanciers long for the products of his Million Dollar family. On PIPA Mike now brings his winning bloodlines to auction.
30/01/2017 - With a previously unheard of strategy, Mike Ganus competes in the African one loft races. In 2016 this brought him victory in The South African Million Dollar Pigeon Race (SAMDPR). Once again he may be considered one of the favourites for the final of 2017.
19/05/2016 - US fancier Mike Ganus gained worldwide recognition by winning the 2016 South African Million Dollar Pigeon Race. His winner was put up for auction last weekend and after some serious last-minute bidding, Mike himself was able to buy 'Laura Is A Big Winner Today' back. Price: $100,010, making it the top-priced SAMDPR pigeon ever to be sold!