PIGEON RACING: Gilberts triumph in Grantham United race

Pigeon racing
Pigeon racing

Grantham United’s race from Aycliffe was won by Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert.

Eleven members sent 162 birds.

Results: 1 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1249, 2 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 1220, 3 E. Crawford 1193, 4 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 1192, 5 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 1189, 6 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1185, 7 J. Ramm 1180, 8 D. Parker and son 1174, 9 E. Crawford 1169, 10 E. Crawford 1162, 11 J. Ramm 1158, 12 C. Creighton 1149, 13 E. Crawford 1143, 14 D. Parker and son 1133, 15 D. Parker and son 1119, 16 J. Ablitt 1117, 17 K. Meadows 1083, 18 B. Charles 1029, 19 Mr and Mrs M. Colyer and son 992.

l Grantham and District North Road Club’s race from Seaham Harbour was won by John Norris.

Race sponsors were Roger and Kate Booth of Great Gonerby.

Eleven members sent 138 birds.

Results: 1 J. Norris 1117.9, 2 J. Norris 1117.6, 3 D. Fowler and son 1116.7, 4 D. Gilbert 1102.6, 5 D. Fowler and son 1099.0, 6 J. Norris 1026.4, 7 M. Tudor 1013.0, 8 M. Tudor 997.8, 9 M. Tudor 996.8, 10 D. Gilbert 995.8.