Lanarkshire News - Melton Mowbray Race
The weather forecast looked perfect for a good steady race from Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire Area in England. The race controller had us away at 07:30 with a convoy of 2,800 and 17 other crates on board.
The race winner a velocity of 1115 ypm for the 244 miles journey. Six hours twenty five minutes was when Jim Hendrie & Sons of Salsburgh village, south east of Airdrie recorded 1st sect, 4th sect,1st Open Federation against 2,800 birds a fantastic win for the partnership.
The partnership consisting of father Jim, and sons Danny & Thomas have been on the crest of a wave over the last few weeks. They recorded a great race in the SNFC Huntington race, their birds have hit form at the right time of the year.
This weeks 1st Centre section 1st Open federation Jim Hendrie & Sons of Airdrie club
Their winner is a yearling van den bulk check cock bred by Robert Fenech and was flown on the roundabout system. He has been a consistent pigeon showing excellent fitness on the race system.
The partnership are hardworking lads who have been in the sport for many a year and deserve all the rewards.
Well done lads and I wish you all the success for the remaining season.
Well done to GWP Macaloney partnership on winning the first seven race average .
GWP Macaloney wins the first seven race average & Airdrie & Lanarkshire social circle clubs.
The race itself was a very difficult affair with most lofts only having a fraction of their birds home at clocking.
Club winners information
Andy Eadie sent some information on his double club winner, yearling blue w/f Vandenabeele, racing celibate system. The hen raced the full young bird programme taking some tickets. She has raced the Lanarkshire programme and last week was his fifth bird home from the Inland National. The hen wins both clubs and was his all pooler. Well done Andy and thanks for the clubs information .
Andy Eadie continues his great form winning both Cambusnethan & Newmains clubs
1st J Hendrie & Sons
2nd J Pollock & J Cairney
3rd Eadie & Kelly
1st D Love
2nd ,3rd GWP Macaloney
1st W Boswell
2nd D Allison
3rd G Baird
Full report of all section prize winners and Average update available on lanarkshireracingpigeon.co.uk
Walter Boswell wins 1st West section and 1st Burnbank club.
Tom Corrie jnr
Lanarkshire Press Officer
Jim Cassidy wins Dalziel club
Jim Woods wins Uddingston club
Andy Graham wins Carluke club.
Colin continues his fine season winning Chryston club.
Davie Love wins 1st North section and Clarkston club.
George Truesdale wins Chapelhall club.
Davie Burnside wins Lanark & Dist
Gordon Orr wins East Kilbride
Kelly Gillon of JJK Gillon wins New Stevenson
Norman Orr wins Larkhall & Dist
Davie Allison wins Greenfield
Billy Gordon wins Cambuslang club
George Lightbody wins Low Waters club
Pollock & Cairney win Coatbridge SC