The Nottingham North Road Federation held its 6th young bird race of the season from Alnwick in North Northumberland on the 12/9/20 and at 09.30 am after a glorious morning was greeted since day light broke and all the line of flight checks came back clear it was time for convoyer Ian Daikin to liberate the birds into a west wind. To the top 15 in the federation now the federation winner and also achieving 7th Fed was The Walton Brothers their winner a Wildemeersch chequer White flight flying 154 miles with their velocities of 1322 & 1302.
right Rob Walton
2nd, 3rd & 4th Fed was Riggott & Richardson flying 154 miles with three birds landing together doing 1321.
5th, 6th & 8th Fed was Kevin Lawson flying 154 miles his first a blue Herman Ceusters cock then a chequer Herman Ceusters cock followed by a black pied Lambrecht’s hen with velocities of 2 x 1321 & 1301.
left Kevin Lawson
9th Fed was Phil Cresswell & Family flying 169 miles with a blue North East Mr Vasey hen doing 1296.
right phil Cresswell
10th, 11th, 12th, 13th & 14th Fed was Paul Crooks his first a blue chequer hen a Herman Ceusters were both her parents are club winners and fed scorers the second a blue hen which is bred out of a pair of Herman Ceusters Stock birds Paul purchased at the Belgian Bevel football club pigeon sale in 2020. His third bird a dark Herman Ceusters hen which is a full sister to Paul’s 15 x 1st hen that also won a Regional RPRA award for him his fourth bird a chequer pied Herman Ceusters hen which is a daughter out of Paul’s RPRA Region winning hen his fifth bird a blue chequer Herman Ceusters cock which is bred out of a direct purchased Premier Stud Herman Ceusters cock out of their class Ceusters collection paired to a direct Beverdam hen Paul flew 172 miles with velocities of three birds together doing 1294 & 1289.
right Paul Crooks
15th Fed was Shaun Pilgrim flying 165 miles with a blue white flight hen which is a Rob Horton Lambrecht X a Kevin Lawson Lambrecht with a velocity of 1280.
At the clubs Syston FC 1st & 2nd Brian Manning 1179 & 1172
Cotgrave FC 1st & 2nd Kenny Ferns 1247 & 1231
Ruddington FC 1st & 2nd Paul Crooks 2 x 1294.
Eastwood FC 1st & 2nd John Parker 1197 & 1192.
Newark FC 1st & 2nd Mr & Mrs Sterland 1259 & 1201
Ollerton FC 1st Walton Brothers 1322 2nd Riggott & Richardson 1321.
Hucknall FC 1st & 2nd Shaun Pilgrim 2 x 1280
Blidworth FC 1st & 2nd Wayne Knobbs 1259 & 1254.
Calverton FC 1st & 2nd Phil Cresswell & Family 1296 & 1271.
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