First open and first SE section was won by Bartlett, Jones and Wells of Southampton with a youngster on 1364ypm. Rob Jones flies with son-in-law Jamie Wells and they timed a chequer cock raced on a babyhood system. It was bred by their good friend Billy Norman out of birds on load from Rob. The winner contains Leo Heremans bloodlines with the sire being a son of Olympiad 003 and the dam a double grand-daughter of Blauwe Leo, the backbone of the Van den Bulck family of pigeons.
Wearn Bros and Neilson of Ramsdean were second open and second SE section on 1354ypm. The partners timed a further nine pigeons to take the next nine positions in the open and section result. First on the clock was bred by Ian Gibbs of Irerland and is a grandson of his super breeder, The Raven. The next three were bred by Darren and Josh May, James and Peter Parker and Owen Markey respectively.
Around the sections
R and J Whiteside of Bristol timed a young bird on 1172ypm to take first NW section and twentieth open. Richard and Julie clocked a blue cock, the sire of which is a direct son of Jan Hooymans' Beauty Harry. The dam is a direct daughter from De Jonge Harry x Daughter Brenley.
The SW section winners were David and John Staddon of Shepton Mallet with a young bird on 1134ypm. The Staddons timed Lady Jayne, bred by Jayne Mitchell at TMP Breeding. Lady Jane contains Kurt and Raff Platteeuw bloodlines.
Danny Lanahan of Poole took the next three in the SW section. Danny's first two were from a kit of ten he purchased from John Gerard and containing Andre Paulssen and Son bloodlines. His third was inbred to Zwarte Louders 1st national St Vincent winner.
Tomasz Fedyk of Melksham was second NW section on 1152ypm with a blue chequer cock. The sire is from his friend Stanislaw Szklarz of Poland whilst the dam came from Steve Slade and is a full sister to Julie, one of his best hens which is breeding winners for them both.
E Malone of Newbury was first NE section on 945ypm. Eddie clocked a Van Geel Aarden bred down from Tumley Lofts champions Seren Eleven and Solway Boy.
Leon Hall of Oxford was second NE section on 619ypm. Leon's first on the clock was bred from a pair of direct Syndicate Loft pigeons containing Soontjens x Joop Koch bloodlines.
That concludes the report on the provisional result of the Central Southern Classic Flying Club young bird race from Wakefield.