The New North Road Amalgamation
The TNNRA held its seventh event of the 2022 season and this being its first Young bird race event of the season this was being flown from Hexham race course and convoying team of Tyson and Peter released the birds at 10.17 into a south wind with a two minute silence respect incorporated following the passing of Queen Elizabeth the race took place on the 11/9/22 organisations of the South west of England Lerwick Club, the International Championship flying club, the Welsh North Road Federation, The Derbyshire North Road federation, Calverton HS, Ashby & District FC, Grantham & District NRFC, Hucknall Premier FC and Corby NRFC, all came together and all birds released together again at £1 a bird at members choice of uniting together birds were activated into the amalgamation and £594.80 was on the table plus this was also the Ashby & District FC open Gold ring event convoyed by the amalgamation and in the event £2,100 was up for grabs for this event also over to the top ten of the four competing sections up first the North section winning the section plus 2nd & 3rd section and 1st, 2nd and 3rd open in the TNNRA and 1st, 2nd & 6th Derbyshire north road federation and 1st, 2nd and 3rd Pinxton NRHS was Derek & Ryan Nuttall flying 135 miles their young bird team being flown on the darkness system separated and on the sliding door system and Fed on Vanrobeys corn their winner a chequer cock being a Keown Van Roy cross Syndicate loft bird their second a blue cock being a Rick Hermans Crossed Danny Van Dyke and their third arrival being a Syndicate loft based bred bird their winning velocities were 1183, 1180 and 1139.
4th open, 4th section plus 1st Ilkeston & District FC and 7th Derbyshire north road federation was Rick Shelton flying 142 miles with a chequer cock being a Herman Cuesters based bird bred down from off the Late Neil Inger birds of Kimberly Nottinghamshire stock birds flown on the darkness system on the sliding door system with a velocity of 1134.
5th open, 5th section in the TNNRA plus also winning the Ashby Gold ring north section claiming £500 was Tom Woods flying 143 miles with a blue hen being a New Kittel bred from out of a pair of stock birds purchased from Gary Tomlinson of the who dares wins one loft race she was flown on the darkness system flying back to her perch with a velocity of 1122.
6th section and 6th open in the TNNRA was Roy Black flying 132 miles and he also achieved 4th Pinxton NRHS and 8th Derbyshire north road federation the scoring bird a chequer cock being a New Kittel and was bred by John Baptist & Son of Newcastle as Roy purchased a kit of youngsters to try from the partnership Roy’s velocity was 1114.
7th section and 7th open in the TNNRA was Peter Norris flying 154 miles and also winning the Ashby gold ring south section winning £500 plus 1st Grantham & District NRFC his winning bird a blue cock on the darkness system flying back to his perch his breeding is a John Gerard Manderlartz bred by Peters father John Norris and bred from out his number one Manderlartz pair Peter’s velocity was 1105.
8th section and 8th open in TNNRA plus 1st Hucknall Premier FC was Raffa Barutowicz flying 142 miles with a blue chequer cock that also achieved 2nd Ashby Gold ring North section winning £250 with a velocity of 1104.
9th section and 9th open in The TNNRA was Phil Rowson flying 143 miles Phil also achieved 3rd Ashby Gold ring north section winning £150 with his own breed blue cock doing 1103.
10th section plus 10th open in the TNNRA was John Norris flying 153 miles John also achieved 2nd Grantham & District NRFC and 2nd Ashby gold ring south section with this bird winning £250 with a darkness system flown blue hen sent sitting nest eggs and is a John Gerard Hartog strain her velocity was 1102.
Over to the Welsh section winning the section plus 22nd open in the TNNRA was Leighton Golledge & Son flying 234 miles Leighton also claimed 1st open 1st section C in the International Championship flying club with his blue cock being bred from off a hen purchased from Derek Nicholls of the Premier stud and is out of a hen called Kittelena the stud has and his father being a Dirk Van Den Bulk he was flown on the darkness system being on Leighton’s young bird roundabout system Leighton’s velocity was 1066.
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 8th section plus 30th, 36th, 37th ,39th and 48th open in the TNNRA was Ray Lambert flying 218 miles Ray also achieved in the International Championship flying club 5th, 8th, 9th and 12th open and 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th section C Rays velocities were 1036, 1000, 996,990 and 947.
6th section and 40th open in the TNNRA was Mr & Mrs Kevin Upham flying 235 miles they also achieved 13th open and 8th section C in the International Championship flying club with a velocity of 987.
7th, 9th and 10th section and 42nd, 51st and 56th open in the TNNRA was Mrs K Wood & Son flying 237 miles they also achieved 14th and 22nd open and 9th and 12th section C in the International Championship flying club with velocities of 986, 943 and 936.
Over to the west section enjoying some success was Dave Ford who achieved 1st west section 26th open in the TNNRA plus 1st Open South west of England Lerwick Club, 1st section E and 2nd open in the International Championship flying club and 1st Nailsworth NRFC flying 227 miles the bird a blue cock on the darkness system flying back to his perch he was bred by Darren Hadfield of Selston Nottinghamshire and Dave purchased him at the New North Road Amalgamations 2022 Alnwick South section Futurity sale his breeding is of Darren’s Sagan birds crossed with some Pitbull lines Darren only has a small set up and everything gets tested and placed on the road to prove its keep and he’s achieved some impressive results breeding off performing birds only Dave’s winning velocity was 1046.
Dave Ford & his Winner
2nd and 8th section and 27th and 49th open in the TNNRA was Chris & John Adams flying 238 miles they also achieved 2nd and 10th open in the South West of England Lerwick Club and 1st and 3rd Sodbury vale NRFC plus 4th and 21st open and 2nd and 9th section E in the International Championship flying club with two darkness flown David Cowen Talbot birds blended with Wall Lunt & Green Jansens with Coremans also added into their creation their velocities were 1043 and 946.
Chris & John Adams
3rd, 5th, 6th and 7th section and 32nd, 38th, 46th and 47th open in the TNNRA was Ray Bevan flying 214 miles Ray also achieved 3rd, 5th, 8th and 9th open in the South West of England Lerwick Club plus 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Longford NRFC and 6th, 11th, 17th and 18th open and 3rd, 5th, 7th and 8th section E in the International Championship flying club Ray’s four birds all being blue bars his first 3 x hens followed by a cock all flown on the darkness system flying back to their perches his first bird a David Peters bird from a Son of Kleine Genopte crossed a Luff & Walker Brothers bird bred down from their Euro Diamond Lines they have his second being a Bonoff crossed Franz Zwols both her parents were obtained from Raymond Moleveld and Stuart Wilcox the third a Jan Theelen Crossed Lambrecht’s and his fourth a Andy Parsons line bred bird Ray’s velocities were 1020, 994, 964 and 957.
4th section and 35th open in the TNNRA was Dave Smith flying 234 miles Dave also achieved 4th open in the South West of England Lerwick Club and 1st Thornbury NRFC and 7th open 4th section E in the International Championship flying club with a darkness flown Blue chequer cock that was sent feeding a large baby in the nest he was bred by Leighton Golledge of Newport and is a Herman Cuester his velocity was 1004.
9th and 10th section plus 58th and 60th open in the TNNRA was Trevor Cooke flying 213 miles Trevor also achieved 11th and 12th open in the South West of England Lerwick Club and 24th and 27th open and 10th and 11th section E in the International Championship flying club his two birds being flown naturally and being Platteeuw crossed Jansens and his first being the same way bred as Trevor’s Syndicate in the Tenerife one loft Derby Arona race that finished 5th in the final race in 2020 their syndicate called Team Glevum and their bird named Amal Trevor’s velocities were 918 and 909.
Over to the centre section winning the section was Paul Maiden flying 168 miles Paul also achieved 7th section and 23rd and 65th open in the TNNRA his first bird a blue white flight hen on the darkness system she is a Herman Cuesters and her parents were obtained from Paul Dawson of Spalding Lincolnshire this hen has been the first bird back most weeks in the young bird season for Paul and most consistent his other being a own bred red hen Paul’s velocities were 1064 and 884.
2nd and 8th section was the G Chaplin & Son partnership this is a partnership of brother and sister Andy and Louise and mother Marilyn as Father and husband George sadly passed away a few years back and the three took up the role and raced the pigeons as a team and kept It all going they have achieved some good scores they also achieved 24th and 84th open in the TNNRA and 1st Ashby & District FC and 5th Ashby Gold ring south section winning £50 flying 159 miles their first bird a chequer white flight cock being a Lambrecht’s and their second bird a Blue cock being a Barker crossed Kirkpatrick their velocities were 1063 and 772.
3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th section plus 44th, 52nd, 54th and 55th open in the TNNRA was TP Wainwright flying 154 miles and also achieving 2nd, 3rd and 4th Ashby & District FC all scoring birds are of Tom’s own created family strain of birds flown on the natural system with velocities of 969, 939, 938 and 937.
The Ashby Gold ring result is as follows south section 1st Peter Norris £500 2nd, 3rd and 4th John Norris £500, 5th G Chaplin & Son £50 north section 1st Tom woods £500, 2nd, 4th and 5th Raffa Barutowicz £400 3rd Phill Rowson £150.
The Rat Man.