PIGEON RACING: Harlaxton couple win Grantham United race

Mr and Mrs Ken Hollinsworth

Mr and Mrs Ken Hollinsworth

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Grantham United Flying Club’s race from Aycliffe was won by Mr and Mrs Ken Hollinsworth, of Harlaxton.

The first bird home was their Blue Cheq Yearling Cock.

Disabled pigeon fancier Ken has been a member of the club for three years and is helped with the care of the birds by his wife Pat.

l Grantham and District North Road Club’s race from Alnwick was won by Dave and Andrew Fowler.

Eight members sent 116 birds and race sponsors were Jeff and Betty Stalley, of Wood Nook.

Results: 1 D. Fowler and son 1440.7, 2 J. Norris 1423.4, 3 J. Norris 1409.5, 4 D. Fowler and son 1407.1, 5 M. Tudor 1402.6, 6 D. Gilbert 1394.8, 7 J. Norris 1392.1, 8 G. Smart 1391.6, 9 G. Smart 1388.6, 10 K. Bradley 1388.6.