PIGEON RACING: Norris wins Grantham North Road Club’s first young bird race of season

GRANTHAM and District North Road Club’s first young bird race of the season was won by John Norris whose entrants filled the first four places.

Eight members sent 120 birds from Pontefract and race sponsors were David and Andrew Fowler.

Results: 1 J. Norris 1090.5, 2 J. Norris 1089.6, 3 J. Norris 1089.4, 4 J. Norris 1089.4, 5 T. Ballaam 1087.1, 6 T. Ballaam 1085.2, 7 T. Ballaam 1083.0, 8 T. Ballaam 1080.8, 9 D. Gilbert 1050.9, 10 D. Gilbert 1050.5.

l J. Ramm’s birds finished first, second and third in Grantham Social Flying Club’s race from Bubwith.

Three members sent 53 birds.

Results: 1 J. Ramm 1425, 2 J. Ramm 1386, 3 J. Ramm 1385, 4 J. Rayson 1205, 5 M. Colyer and son 890.