PIGEON RACING: Norris nails it with first five birds home in Grantham North Road race

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Grantham and District North Road Club’s race from Alnwick was won by club secretary John Norris whose birds filled the first five places.

The event was the breeder/buyer race and was sponsored by Dean and Michelle Fardell.

Results: 1 J. Norris 1210.0, 2 J. Norris 1159.5, 3 J. Norris 1157.8, 4 J. Norris 1157.5, 5 J. Norris 1092.9, 6. D. Gilbert 1002.1, 7 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 998.0, 8 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 997.7, 9 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 986.8, 10 T.Ballaam 799.2.

Grantham United’s race from Bovingdon saw Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert’s birds home first and second.

Ten members sent 216 birds.

Results: 1 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1412, 2 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1411, 3 D. Parker and son 1407, 4 D. Parker and son 1406, 5 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1393, 6 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1373, 7 J. Ramm 1372, 8 J. Ablitt 1368, 9 D. Parker and son 1357, 10 Mr and Mrs Colyer and son 1355, 11 E. Crawford 1297, 12 K. Hollingsworth 1288, 13 H. Walker 1273, 14 C. Creighton 1217.