PIGEON RACING: Grantham club holds two weekend races

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Grantham and District North Road Club held two races at the weekend.

Gordon Smart won the one from Alnwick and club secretary John Norris triumphed from Fraserburgh.

Race sponsors were Steve Parkin, Mel and Helen.

Eight members sent 79 birds from Alnwick.

Results: 1 G. Smart 1230.8, 2 J. Norris 1184.4, 3 G. Smart 1177.0, 4 J. Norris 1174.8, 5 D. Fowler and son 1172.2, 6 T. Ballaam 1171.6, 7 J. Norris 1164.9, 8 D. Fowler and son 1144.4, 9 D. Fowler and son 1138.5, 10 T. Ballaam 1045.1.

Six members sent 54 birds from Fraserburgh.

Results: 1 J. Norris 1420.6, 2 J. Norris 1343.6, 3 J. Norris 1302.2, 4 J. Norris 1255.0, 5 D. Fowler and son 1194.3, 6 A. Tudor 949.1, 7 A. Tudor 938.1, 8 A. Tudor 915.4.

l Grantham United’s latest race from Berwick saw Mr and Mrs D. Dixon’s pigeons take the first four places.

Eleven members sent 167 birds.

Results: 1 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 1320, 2 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 1319, 3 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 1286, 4 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 1283, 5 D. Parker and son 1281, 6 D. Parker and son 1280, 7 E. Crawford 1277, 8 E. Crawford 1257, 9 J. Ablitt 1253, 10 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 1239, 11 D. Parker and son 1227, 12 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1225, 13 E. Crawford 1188, 14 J. Ablitt 1183, 15 J. Ablitt 1183, 16 J. Ablitt 1150, 17 J. Ablitt 1119, 18 Mr and Mrs Colyer and son 1109, 19 E. Crawford 1107, 20 B. Charles 1102.