06/04/2019 - Dirk Van Dyck, the iconic fancier from Zandhoven in Antwerp, lived up to his reputation as super champion again in 2018. He was outstanding in the sprint, the longer middle distance and everything in between, both with the old birds, the yearlings and the young birds.
22/03/2019 - Maarten Huijsmans is, despite his young age, already a phenomenon at his favorite distances, the sprint and middle distance. In both disciplines he has managed to distinguish himself in a wonderful way at national level.
14/03/2019 - With a national victory on Brive and the best Belgian long distance yearling with 5 prizes (PIPA Rankings), Tom Van Gaver & his father Marnik just passed their first big annual test with a brilliant note. However, it was not a foregone conclusion. Let's go back to an unforgettable year for this combination of the Gent area.
08/03/2019 - As the years go by, 'the Doc' became a household name in the national and international events. Since several years, this pigeon loft localized in Normandy became one of the leading names from the middle distance scene in Europe.
21/02/2019 - The way in which Gino and his son Jasper Clicque dominated the national races this season was quite extraordinary. They claimed several top prizes every week, and they added quite a few national championship titles KBDB to their name at the end of the season.
15/02/2019 - Stijn and Jeroen Rans have been getting great results in the national long distance for several years now, winning for instance a national first prize from Pau and Perpignan in 2017. Their 2018 season was quite a success as well, with most notably a 2nd National Valence, a 1st Interprov. Bergerac (YLs) and an 8th National Barcelona.
11/02/2019 - After a briljant 2017 season with three provincial first prizes, the fanciers from Holsbeek did not really know what to expect of 2018. Their provincial first prize from Blois on 22nd of July put their minds at ease, and the remainder of the 2018 season was quite a success as well, as you can tell from the following report.
11/01/2019 - The Scheele Brothers had a marvellous generation of young birds in 2017, and these continued to deliver as one year olds in the 2018 season. The pigeons from this renowned breed did not disappoint, they performed really well this year.
29/12/2018 - Kas & Karel Meijers have the 1st Olympiad Pigeon Sprint in their collection with Olympic Nicole. The grandparents from its mother's side are two direct pigeons of Stefaan Lamrechts (Nijlen, BE), and believe it or not, both grandparents are now being auctioned on PIPA!
28/12/2018 - Sakis Minovgioudis owes his excellent reputation to a large extent to three super class breeders of Ludo Claessens: the descendants of Meeuwke 12, Supercrack's Talent and his Bonte Beauty have led to fantastic results across the globe, especially in one loft racing.
25/12/2018 - Gert Noels (38) from Ham in Limburg is still a relatively young pigeon fancier but he has been on the rise since 2012. In 2018 he claims the title of 1st Provincial Ace Pigeon Long Distance old birds KBDB with Lennert, as well as 11 provincial top ten prizes.
24/12/2018 - Frans (51) and his son Gert Rondags (24) from Grote-Spouwen in Bilzen, a town in Limburg, claimed 52 first prizes without doubles over the course of 2018, without even having raced their old birds.
21/12/2018 - Since coming back in 2010, Wout Spierings has re-established himself as one of the leading names in the one day long distance competition. Every season again Wouter's pigeons are eager to deliver in Wout considers to be his favourite competition.
20/12/2018 - Even though they are still fairly young, these two birds have already developed into a very special breeding pair. Hardy Krüger refers to them as the 'Giant Couple' but that does not tell you much about them of course. What we do know, is that this pair had already bred quite a number of outstanding pigeons.
19/12/2018 - Jos Goessen has always had great confidence in his Argenton and in the pigeons of grandmaster Gaby Vandenabeele, and his confidence paid off again in 2018, in which he claimed two second places in the demanding races from Montluçon and La Souterraine NPO. In other words, Jos can look back on another successful season of racing.
16/12/2018 - Considered as the number 1 specialists of the national races for young birds in Belgium, Jelle Roziers and his partner Green Xiang honored once again their status as they just climbed on the podium during the KBDB days as 3rd National Champion GMD Young Birds KBDB.
14/12/2018 - Philippe has won an impressive 31 first prizes in 2018, which shows that this has been another fantastic racing season indeed. And let's not forget that he had been sidelined for five weeks due to a nearby outbreak of the Newcastle Disease.
13/12/2018 - The Jos Cools pigeon breed stands for pure speed. These pigeons can really blow the field apart in shorter distance races. Despite a pigeon theft in January 2017, Jos has regained his place in the demanding Tienverbond competition and in the national ace pigeon championships!
10/12/2018 - What is it that makes the pigeons of Alfons and Helmut Klaas perform so incredibly well in one loft races? Could it be the origins of their pigeons? But then again, there are plenty more pigeons with excellent origins. Yet, there is something that sets the Klaas pigeons apart from other pigeon families, and we can think of only one thing: these pigeons have better orientation skills than others, and they can find their way back home a lot quicker as well.