PIGEON RACING: Bradley bird wins from Bay in Grantham North Road race

Pigeon racing
Pigeon racing

Grantham and District North Road Club’s race from Whitley Bay was won by Keith Bradley, of Retford.

Race sponsor was Eric Doughty.

Results: 1 K. Bradley 1563.1, 2 D. Fowler and son 1555.5, 3 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 1553.9, 4 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 1552.1, 5 J. Norris 1542.7, 6 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 1535.6, 7 D. Fowler and son 1528.1, 8 M. Tudor 1517.0, 9 J. Norris 1515.0, 10 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 1514.6.

l Birds belonging to D. Parker and son and Rogerson were the first two to return home in Grantham United’s race from Lyndhurst.

Nine members sent 176 birds.

Results: 1 D. Parker and son and Rogerson 1486, 2 D. Parker and son and Rogerson 1481, 3 C. Creighton 1471, 4 J. Ramm 1468, 5 D. Parker and son and Rogerson 1467, 6 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1458, 7 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1442, 8 E. Crawford 1431, 9 J. Ablitt 1409, 10 C. Creighton 1387, 11 J. Rayson 1367, 12 K. Hollingsworth 1367, 13 G. Jones 995.