Saturday June 30th and the Burton & South Derbyshire Federation were at Kingsdown with the pigeons being liberated at 08-00 in a strong north east wind.
In Osmaston Park Homing Society leading the way into Derby and taking the red card was the Chaddesden loft of Dave Waddington. Dave?s winner was a two year old dk/Cheq cock doing 1219 followed by a yearling b/pied cock doing 1168 to take fourth. In second was Mick Stone doing 1204 with a three year old dk/chq cock with third going to John & Steve Hicks with a three year old blue cock doing 1178.
Dave Waddington Osmaston Park Homing Society winner.
In Ilkeston Bulls Head Flying Club John & Pamela Dowd get a clear winner with their three year old blue Sootjen cock leading the field by 68 ypm doing 1235 to take the red card this being its third 1st prize this year and was bred of pigeons of Dave Glew. In second was Roger & Mark Duffield with a two-year old Jannsen x Van Loon doing 1167.In third & Fourth was F & T Salt Brothers & Son with two blue Sootjen cocks doing 1166 & 1165.
John & Pamela Dowd Ilkeston Bulls Head winners.
In Etwall & District Flying Club Alan & Liz Houldsworth come out on top with a two year old blue cock which was bred by Rob Pearson doing 1192 taking the red card followed by a four year old blue cock doing 1167 to take third. In second with a yearling blue cock doing 1176 was Steve Billings followed by Paul Williams in fourth with a six year old blue cock doing 1150.
Alan & Liz Houldsworth Etwall & District Flying Club winners.
In the Brackens South Road Flying Club Brailsford & Doyle take the top three positions doing 962,949 & 850 with Jason & Karen Phillips in fourth doing 787.
Billy Brailsford Brackens S.R.F.C.winner.
Derby Premier were at Portland with the Derby Burton & District South Road Federation and the pigeons were liberated at 07-00 in a strong north east wind.
Making a clean sweep was Paul & Lynda Todd with a two old blue hen year getting its second first prize doing 1251 followed by a four year old check cock doing 1166 then a yearling dk/chq cock doing 1159 then a two year old blue hen doing 1155.
Paul & Lynda Todd Derby Premier winners.
In Kilburn Welfare Keith Foulks makes it a clean sweep with a two year old blue cock doing 1181 to take the red card followed by a yearling dark hen doing 1166 then a three year old blue hen doing 1154 and a two year old mealy cock doing 1110 to take fourth.
Memory lane Jake Harcup.