PIGEON RACING: Parkers’ pigeons first three home in Grantham United race

Pigeon racing
Pigeon racing

D. Parker and son’s pigeons were the first three home in Grantham United’s race from Bovingdon.

Nine members sent 270 birds.

Results: 1 D. Parker and son 1123, 2 D. Parker and son 1122, 3 D. Parker and son 1121, 4 J. Ablitt 1097, 5 J. Ablitt 1069, 6 C. Creighton 951, 7 J. Ramm 876, 8 G. Jones 816, 9 G. Wilson 776, 10 Mr and Mrs Colyer and son 644, 11 L. Gilbert 556.

l Grantham and District North Road Club’s race from Ripon was won by new members Mr and Mrs D. Dixon, of Wilsford.

Race sponsor was D.B.M. Construction of Grantham.

Results: 1 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 1487.4, 2 Mr and Mrs D. Dixon 1487.2, 3 J.Norris 1445.5, 4 D.Gilbert 1440.7, 5 D.Gilbert 1436.1, 6 J.Norris 1432.9, 7 T.Ballaam 1428.2, 8 D.Gilbert 1422.4, 9 D.Gilbert 1421.6, 10 T.Ballaam 1410.5.