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Lanarkshire News - Melton Mowbray Race - 18-06-21

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.

J Hendrie Sons 18 06 21Lan
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 18 06 21Lan
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 wins Cambusnethan Newmains clubs 18 06 21Lan
Andy Eadie continues his great form winning both Cambusnethan & Newmains clubs

Section winners

Centre section

1st J Hendrie & Sons

2nd J Pollock & J Cairney

3rd  Eadie & Kelly

North section

1st D Love

2nd ,3rd GWP Macaloney

West section

1st W Boswell

2nd D Allison

3rd G Baird

Full report of all section prize winners and Average update available on

Walter Boswell wins 1st section West Burnbank club 18 06 21Lan
Walter Boswell wins 1st West section and 1st Burnbank club.

Tom Corrie jnr

Lanarkshire Press Officer

Jim Cassidy wins Dalziel club 18 06 21Lan
Jim Cassidy wins Dalziel club

Jim Woods wins Uddingston club 18 06 21Lan
Jim Woods wins Uddingston club

Andy Graham winner of Carluke club 18 06 21Lan
Andy Graham wins Carluke club.

Colin Gray 18 06 21Lan

Colin continues his fine season winning Chryston club.

Davie Love of Clarkston club 18 06 21Lan
Davie Love wins 1st North section and Clarkston club.

George Truesdale 18 06 21Lan
George Truesdale wins Chapelhall club.

Davie Burnside 18 06 21
Davie Burnside wins Lanark & Dist

Gordon Orr 18 06 21
Gordon Orr wins East Kilbride

Kelly Gillon 2 18 06 21
Kelly Gillon of JJK Gillon wins New Stevenson

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Norman Orr wins Larkhall & Dist

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Davie Allison wins Greenfield

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Billy Gordon wins Cambuslang club

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George Lightbody wins Low Waters club

Pollock Cairney Coatbridge 18 06 21
Pollock & Cairney win Coatbridge SC