PIGEON RACING: Dixons’ bird first home from Scotch Corner

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A BIRD belonging to Mr and Mrs D. Dixon won Grantham United’s race from Scotch Corner.

A total of 94 birds were sent.

Results: 1 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 1249, 2 J. Ablitt 1210, 3 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1181, 4 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 1169, 5 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1163, 6 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1161, 7 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1140, 8 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 1130, 9 D. Fowler and son 1122, 10 J. Ablitt 1119.

l E. Crawford’s birds filled the first four places of Grantham Social Flying Club’s race from Scotch Corner.

Five members sent 53 birds.

Results: 1 E. Crawford 1250, 2 E. Crawford 1235, 3 E. Crawford 1219, 4 E. Crawford 1216, 5 J. Ramm 1188, 6 J. Ramm 1186, 7 K. Meadows 1116, 8 B. Charles 1031, 9 J. Ramm 1028, 10 Mr and Mrs M. Colyer and son 702, 11 Mr and Mrs M. Colyer and son 643.

l Grantham and District North Road Club’s race from Newton Aycliffe was won by club president Dave Gilbert of Ponton.

Seven members sent 78 birds and race sponsor was Roger Booth.

Results: 1 D. Gilbert 1212.5, 2. J. Norris 1211.4, 3. J. Norris 1207.5, 4. G. Smart 1195.9, 5. D. Gilbert 1115.5, 6. D. Gilbert 1114.9, 7. T. Ballaam 1093.1, 8. J. Stalley 1068.4, 9. T. Ballaam 997.1, 10. J. Stalley 995.4.