Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) discovers Magic 704, yet another champion from the Blue Ace family

Erik Limbourg’s Magic 704 is the current leader in the PIPA ranking for best old bird in the Belgian national races with 4 prizes. This pigeon is one of today’s stars from the invaluable Blue Ace bloodline.

Erik Limbourg had an impressive start to the 2014 season. He has had great overall results weekend after weekend, while several new champions have come to the fore as well. It is his chequered hen Magic 704 BE12-2002704 that truly stands out from the rest this season, and she now tops the PIPA ranking for best old bird in the Belgian national races after having completed the national races from Bourges I, Châteauroux I, Poitiers and Montluçon.

Magic 704

Magic 704 has performed consistently well this season, winning the following prizes:

Vierzon S-Nat.     7/10,480
Poitiers Nat.     17/12,379
         Zone B2    6/2,108
Bourges I Nat.    85/22,663
         Zone B2   21/4,783
Montluçon Nat.   583/14,320
         Zone B2   61/2,373
Châteauroux Nat. 618/17,984
         Zone B2   79/2,954

This is an impressive list of achievements by Magic 704, which has also won an 86th Nat. Bourges I 13,588 p. and a 127th Nat. Poitiers 13,135 in 2013. We take a closer look at the origins of Magic 704, one of the many great champions that originate from the Blue Ace breed.

Sire: BE09-2214881 Grandson Lucky 77, 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB Long Distance 2005. He is also the sire of New Ace.
Dam: BE09-2119372 Queen Blue Ace, a daughter of Blue Ace, 2nd Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB Long Distance 2007. Queen Blue Ace is also the dam of Ballonneke, 1st PIPA ranking Long Distance 2012, 5 x Top 100 Nat Z. in 5 long distance races in 2012. Queen Blue Ace is also the dam of New Ace, 3rd PIPA Ranking for best yearling in the Belgian long distance races 2013.

Magic 704 originates from the Blue Ace pigeon family. Descendants of this Blue Ace BE03-4290095 have won no less than six national victories or victories in the zone, in four different lofts! Several ace pigeon titles have been won by descendants of Blue Ace as well. Click here for an impressive list of achievements by the descendants of Blue Ace.

The other champions in today's loft

The Narbonne

The Narbonne was the best international ace pigeon from Narbonne 2012-2013, winning a 32nd Nat. Narbonne 5,214 p. and a 42nd Int. Narbonne 11,442 p. in 2013, as well as a 24th Nat. Narbonne 6,933 p. and a 27th Int. Narbonne 11,000 p. in 2012. The Narbonne originates from the line of Eagle Eye from his father’s side. His dam is a direct Jos Thoné and a daughter of Sedna, winner of a 1st international Narbonne.

Crazy Boy

Crazy Boy won three national top 10 prizes in only two years' time, winning for instance:

 1st Nat Zone  Souillac    1,459 p. 703km ‘13
 2nd Nat       Souillac    5,282 p. 703km ‘13
10th Nat       Bordeaux    5,480 p. 800km ‘12
12th Internat. Bordeaux   10,622 p. 800km ‘12
10th Nat Zone  Châteauroux 5,997 p. 496km ‘12

The sire of Crazy Boy is De Libourne, a grandson of Marseille x Fijn Blauw of Aelbrecht. The dam is a granddaughter of Lucky 77, 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB Long Distance 2005.

This was a brief look at some of Erik's best racing pigeons. You can find a complete overview of all the results of 2014 here. This is a particularly impressive overview.


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