Greytown Racing Pigeon Club news

2017-06-21 06:01

THE race from Bloemfontein last Saturday was in perfect weather, with a surprise result for a certain fancier.

The race was won by RD Lofts with a 1466 mpm velocity, with his first arrival clocked at 12.56 pm after 7.45 am liberation - a very good velocity.

The surprise was the second position which was clocked at 12.55 pm with a velocity of 1380 mpm to the loft of the Old Grizzle, nearly causing that man to have a heart attack.

The most amazing thing was that he beat the Naicker Brothers into third position. It was a strange race due to the fact that there were large gaps between arrivals with the 12th arrival being clocked at 16.33 pm, eight and a half hour to cover the 427 km distance to record a velocity of 808 mpm to the loft of Naicker Bros.

RD Lofts once again had a very good race and he is hoping to add another combine to last week’s 7th position. Club-wise this week, he also gained 5th, 9th and 10th positions, 2nd and 7th places went to the Old Grizzle while the Brothers clocked 3rd, 4th, 6th, 8th, 11th and 12th.

Results: RD Lofts: 1, 5, 9, 10, 1486.755, 1224.604, 981.256, 919.256.

T.R.Tatham: 2 and 7: 1380.542, 1121.130

Naicker Bros: 3, 4, 6, 8, 11, 12, 1252.348, 1224.604, 1141.115, 1040.084, 844.277, 808.315.

Next week is the first yearling race from Paul Roux - good flying to all.

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