Auction weekend ends at a total of 349,325 EURO, for an average of 1,962 EURO/pigeon

Yesterday, February 28, 2021, the following auctions ended: February auction, Sven Fierens (BE), Lubomir Kubacek (CZ), Gert Noels (BE), Team Hooymans NL/BE/UK, Comb. Elzinga (NL), Davy Tournelle (BE), Team BDS (BE), Jelle De Bock (BE) & Harold Zwiers (NL).

February auction - 32 pigeons - 1.541 EURO / pigeon

In this "non-payer auction," as always pigeons coming from different origins and auctions, but also coming with a lot of quality. We notice this by the figures after the auction. auction  With an average of 1,541 EURO / pigeon and a total yield of 49,300 EURO, the pigeons found new owners who clearly believe in them.

The most expensive pigeons were:

  • Son Golden King 009 (Gino Clicque) sold for 5.600 EURO
  • H.sister Maria (Hok Van de Wouwer) sold for 4.600 EURO
  • Double Wolverine 150 (Ganus Family Loft) sold for 3.600 EURO
  • Schonen 138 (Norbert & Stefan Ally) sold for 3.400 EURO
  • G.Daughter Million Pair 051 (Gino Clicque) sold for 2.600 EURO

Sven Fierens (BE) - 8 pigeons - 1.763 EURO / pigeon

For many years, Sven Fierens has been a well-known name in the pigeon sport, partly because he has been able to build up a strong breeding team since 2014 with the help of the Rudy Van Reeth pigeons as a basis. The 8 pigeons in the auction together totaled 14,100 EURO. The sisters Dubbel Pitbull 736 and Dubbel Pitbull 735 were the most expensive pigeons and were sold for 3,600 and 3,000 EURO respectively. Both the father and the mother of these 2 hens are children of Pitbull, the base pigeon of Rudy van Reeth.

Lubomir Kubacek (CZ) - 7 pigeons - 1.350 EURO / pigeon

The Czech superstar Lubomir Kubacek has won a handful of 1st National victories in recent years and has an impressive list of Olympiad pigeons and podium positions in national and provincial races and championships to his honors list.He auctioned off 7 pigeons, which together turned out to be good for 9,450 EURO. The most expensive pigeon was Adam, which sold for 2,500 EURO. Adam was 7. Nat. Ace Pigeon Yearlings in 2019 and is the result of pairing a son of  Rudy (Vandenabeele) and a top daughter of Blue Toni, the base breeder of Lubomir.

Gert Noels (BE) - 44 pigeons - 1.535 EURO / pigeon

In this exclusive auction all the best pigeons of 2019 and older were offered from Gert Noels, along with his super racers that have a good dose of Thoné blood. With a total sales amount of 67,525 EURO the colony of Gert is clearly appreciated by the pigeon world. As could be expected, Lourdes, the national winner of Jarnac, was flagged as the most expensive pigeon in this auction. She changes hands for the sum of 11,400 EURO. Another hen, Charissa, was sold for 4.400 EURO. During her racing career she collected several provincial and national top prizes, of which the 9. Nat. Argenton against 16,762 pigeons was the highlight.

Team Hooymans NL/BE/UK - 24 pigeons - 3.088 EURO / pigeon

Jan Hooymans decided to give his Harry dynasty extra global importance by having satellite lofts in England, the Netherlands and Belgium compete for the highest honor under the name Team Hooymans. In this auction the best bred by Team Hooymans UK and Team Hooymans BE. The 24 pigeons put up for sale were sold for a total of 74,100 EURO. Brenda's New Harry came out as the most expensive pigeon. This top pigeon from New Harry x Brenda (1. Nat. Argenton 26.085 yearlings) was sold for 16.000 EURO to its new owner. Dream Harry 795, a grandson of Harry,  was finally sold for 6,600 EURO and thus became the second most expensive pigeon in this auction.

Comb. Elzinga (NL) - 14 pigeons - 2.679 EURO / pigeon

With Esmee's bloodline as a solid foundation, father and son Elzinga managed to build a colony that is among the very best in the Netherlands. Netherlands  In this auction a very nice collection of pigeons from their best breeders. The total proceeds from this auction amounted to a wonderful 37,500 EURO for the 14 pigeons offered. Two hens, both granddaughters of Esmee, were sold for 5,200 EURO each. It is no coincidence that it concerns 2 sisters of Prince Esmee! He won 2 times 1. NPO in 2018.

Davy Tournelle (BE) - 24 pigeons - 2.002 EURO / pigeon

With Tiësto, Torres and the Mila family, Davy Tournelle has concrete pillars at the base of his pigeon stock. Davy offered youngsters from his best breeders and racers in this auction. Buyers paid a total of 48,050 EURO for the 24 pigeons. Gold Miss Torres was the most expensive pigeon in the auction with a final bid of 7,000 EURO. She is a daughter of Torres Blue (winner 3. & 6. Nat.) and Miss Torres (winner 1. & 3. Nat.)! The second most expensive pigeon also comes from the Miss Torres line. Special Miss Torres 652 is a daughter of Arrow coupled to Miss Torres and was sold for 4.000 EURO.

Team BDS (BE) - 11 pigeons - 1.914 EURO / pigeon

Team BDS is known for their immense class in the (breeding) lofts. In this special auction they offered a group of very exclusive pigeons, including 3 very special youngsters from joint breeding between BDS with PIPA Elite Center. The total proceeds from the auction amount to EUR 21,050. That makes for an average of just under 2,000 EURO per pigeon of the 11 pigeons offered.

The most expensive pigeons were Kaasboer Neymar 077 and Inbred Lady Agen who were sold respectively for 4.200 and 4.000 EURO.

Jelle De Bock (BE) - 8 pigeons - 1.131 EURO / pigeon

One of the toughest classics of the 2020 season was Bourges II. The winner of this race was Jelle De Bock with his super hen Lena, who was the fastest of 14,021 pigeons. In this auction a son of Lena, the 'Royal Lena' also became the most expensive pigeon: 1,800 EURO. The 8 pigeons from Jelle brought in a total of 9,050 EURO.

Harold Zwiers (NL) - 6 pigeons - 3.200 EURO / pigeon

Harold Zwiers is a sure name in the Dutch marathon world. He has been racing at the highest level for many years and again took the spotlight in 2020, this time with Robin… winner of 1st Nat. Bergerac 25,268 p. and 9th Nat. Perigueux 8,064 p. as a yearling; with that she has been crowned the 1st Nat. ace pigeon marathon WHZB / TBOTB 2020. 2 daughters of Robin became the most expensive pigeons in this auction. The one daughter was sold for 7.000 EURO and the other for 6.400 EURO. The total proceeds from this auction amount to 19,200 EURO.