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Burton & South Derbyshire Federation - Tewksbury

Burton & South Derbyshire Federation.

Another good race for our ybs out of Tewksbury sees Clive Yates take the first five.

Saturday August 1st saw 10 clubs enter 1577 birds for the second race of the yb season from Tewksbury. The birds were liberated at 09-40 in a w.s.w. wind, and the good conditions provided another good race. Congratulations to Clive Yates flying out of the Nelson SR club, he took the first five in the fed. The first two going over the pad together on 1740.3 were a dark wf Wildie hen and a Cheq Wildie cock. They were followed by a Wildie x E.Bateman hen and a Wildie x Vandenabeele cock. The fifth timer was a Wildie x Golden Gaby, his sire has won a race in each of the last three seasons. These Wildies of Clive’s have been around for a long time, but by heck they have and are still winning out of turn.




Davis, Wright & Sons were 6th & 7th fed on 1725; 1723; their first a blue hen was timed in at the Nelson, her sire is a Vandenabeele that has won three times, he is out of “Jester”; “Carrie” and Victor Reid lines. Her dam is a Carteus hen, inbred to “George”. Their second a Tony & Lee Painter x Van Reet cock was their winner at Swadlincote Town.       



Completing the top ten were Brian & Sue Stone of Holbrook H.S. they were 8th; 9th; and 10th on 1702 with a Cheq Jansenne hen; 1701 and 1696 with two Sticker Donkers.



Around the clubs,

At Stretton, 10 sent 239 and congratulations to Kev & Moira Southall on getting their first red card in the club, they timed in the same Cuester x van den bulk cock that was 4th club the week previous, to take top spot on 1678.                                                                                                       

Mr & Mrs Pete Cox were runners up on 1675 with a blue cock off Ann Smith x John Sheasby stock, a good pigeon this in the westerly wind.  Phil Whetton filled the next three places on 1647; 1646; 1634; the first a slatey hen bred by M/M Pete Cox, the second a bwf hen from Stu Wiskin of Northampton.

At Osmaston Park, 14 sent 271 and a big well done to the Shenton brothers, they take top spot on 1666 with a Cheq Jan Aarden Cock.                        Dave Waddington was 2nd & 3rd on 1664; 1661; both Lambrecht x “The Bat” hens.
M/M Paul Todd was 4th on 1644 with a Lambrecht hen.

At Etwall, 8 sent 133 and Kev Southall was 1st & 2nd on 1617; 1606, the winner a Cuester from Paul Thumbwood, half brother to the Stretton winner. Runner up was a van den bulk hen.  Alan Peach was 3rd on 1561 with one out of a bird bred by Glyn Cooper that Alan purchased at a Hill Ridware breeder buyer sale.  Mick Leszczyszak was 4th club on 1548.

At Swadlincote Town, 11 sent 228 and Davis, Wright & Sons got a welcome win on 1723 with a blue wf cock, the sire from Tony & Lee Painter; the dam a Staf van Reet x “31616”.    Martin Hoogendyk was 2nd; 3rd; and 4th on 1678; 1631; 1630; all Belgian rung Platteeuw bros birds. It’s great to see Martin back amongst ‘em.



At The Nelson, 3 sent 76 and Clive Yates had five together, recording 1741.5(2); 1740.9; 1740.3; 1739; to fill the top of the leader board. The winner was a dark wf Wildie hen; her sire topped the fed in the yb special race. Runner up was a Wildie cock whose sire was 6th open in the m.n.f.c. third was a Cheq hen, her sire has topped the fed three times, her dam from Eddie Bateman stock. Fourth was another Wildie cock, from a daughter of 1st m.n.f.c. tours x Vandenabeele.

Over at Hill Ridware, 6 sent 146 and Spink & Barks took the first five, their winner on 1609 was the same Leo Hereman cock off Mark Nesbitt that won the week before out of Tewksbury. Runner up on 1609 was an Alec Docx cock off Ant Arnold; third on 1599 was a hen out of a Mark Nesbitts Leo Hereman x daughter of Phil & Daz’ top de Bruin hen “95”. Fourth on 1573 was a cock out of a Brian Murray Jansenne x Chris Mather of Cardiff.

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