30/07/2019 - Ad Fortuin takes a 1st International St. Vincent against an impressive 10,597 pigeons. He had already claimed a 1st National YLs Agen last year (with the fastest bird overall), which shows that this is a top quality pigeon family.
01/07/2018 - An outstanding performance under the heaviest of circumstances; that is exactly what Ad Fortuin did at the Agen Yearling race. He won 1st National with over 50(!) minutes lead and 4 pigeons in the top 40 National - with 4 direct Batenburg-Van de Merwe pigeons; all 4 descending of New Laureaat. The icon whose offspring sort of dominates this race; a performance that shall be spoken of for many years …
25/06/2015 - Ad Fortuin shows shortly before the international long distance season 2015 that his pigeon family is in excellent shape, having won a fourth national from St. Vincent (S2) and an eighth prize from Agen (S2).
30/08/2013 - A few months ago PIPA started looking for a new supply agent for The Netherlands, for which we received numerous applications. After a strict three step selection process it was decided to appoint Ad Fortuin and Jawin van Namen as our new agents.
25/10/2012 - A good fancier can perhaps gain results quickly. However you can also use a gradual and well considered approach with the help of a pigeon breed of impeccable quality. This will eventually lead to even greater successes. Ad Fortuin adopted this approach and made it to the top of marathon racing in The Netherlands with the help of Batenburg-VD Merwe, VD Velden and Nouwen-Paesen.