PIGEON RACING: Norris quartet is tops from Wetherby

GRANTHAM and District North Road Club secretary John Norris’s birds filled the first four places in the latest race from Wetherby.

The race included ladies’ nominations which were won by Jane Norris, Bev Doughty and Emma McMullan.

Six members sent 88 birds and race sponsor was Maria and Co Hairdresser of Grantham.

Results: 1 J. Norris 1318.7, 2 J. Norris 1318.7, 3 J. Norris 1318.5, 4 J. Norris 1318.2, 5 G. Wilson 1309.5, 6 G. Smart 1299.8, 7 A. Tudor 1298.9, 8 A. Tudor 1298.3, 9 A. Tudor 1298.1, 10 A. Tudor 1298.1.

l Seven members of Grantham United Flying Club sent 176 birds from Scotch Corner.

Results: 1 D. Parker and son 1154, 2 D. Parker and son 1153, 3 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1140, 4 D. Parker and son 1135, 5 J. Ablitt 1134, 6 D. Fowler and son 1134, 7 J. Ablitt 1133, 8 J. Ablitt 1128, 9 Mr and Mrs Dixon 1114, 10 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1098.

l Six members of Grantham Social Flying Club sent 107 birds from Scotch Corner.

Results: 1 J. Ramm 1115, 2 Mr and Mrs B. Taylor 1114, 3 Mr and Mrs B. Taylor 1084, 4 J. Ramm 1062, 5 B. Charles 1061, 6 E. Crawford 1036, 7 Mr and Mrs M. Colyer and son 466.