Willem de Bruijn (Reeuwijk, NL) wins PIPA ranking for 'Best Sprint-Middle Distance Pigeon of The Netherlands' with a 50% Lambrechts from Lincia line

The best sprint/middle distance pigeon in The Netherlands with 10 prizes comes from the lofts of the iconic Willem de Bruijn this season. Willem's ace pigeon comes from a crossing of Heremans-Ceusters x de Bruij from his mother's side, and his sire is a descendant of Lincia, 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB Shorter Middle Distance YBs 2015 for Stefaan Lambrechts.

Willem de Bruijn with one of his prize winners

Razorsharp coefficient

The title of Holland's best sprint/middle distance pigeon with 10 prizes goes to Willem de Bruijn's NL16-1525472 Aleksej, which claims the title with an impressive 2.9622% coefficient. We take a look at his five best results this season:

1st Roye              2,606 p.
1st Morlincourt-Noyon 1,083 p.
4th Asse-Zellik       3,636 p.
3rd Peronne           2,474 p.
3rd Arras             1,669 p.

Aleksej, Best Sprint/Middle Distance Pigeon in The Netherlands PIPA rankings 2017


Related to national ace pigeon Lincia

Aleksej's outstanding results did not come out of nowhere, considering his origins. The sire of Aleksej is none other than BE11-6167165 Stefaan, named after Stefaan Lambrechts, who bred Stefaan's sire. This six year old breeding cock Stefaan has also given birth to a 2nd Prov. Montes-la-Jolie of 2,050 p., and he is also the brother of the sire of Lincia, winner of a 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB Shorter Middle Distance 2015 for Stefaan Lambrechts with the lowest coefficient ever in the shorter middle distance: 0.483 over four races. The dam of Aleksej is Prima Donna, which also bred the 14/177 (winner of a 1st Peronne of 13,892 p. and a 6th Asse 4,224 p.) and the 14/029 (11th Nat. Ace Pigeon YBs WHZB/TBOTB). She comes from Olympiad Pigeon Olympic Hurricane (from the De Bruijn breed) x Favori (10th Nat. Ace Pigeon Yearlings TBOTB of Heremans-Ceusters). Click here for Aleksej's full pedigree.

Aleksej is related to Stefaan Lambrechts through Lincia, the best ever national ace pigeon shorter middle distance in Belgium