PIGEON RACING: Weekend race double for Grantham North Road Club

Pigeon racing
Pigeon racing

Grantham and District North Road Club held two races last week.

Saturday’s race from Berwick was won by John Norris and race sponsor was Jeff Stalley.

D. Fowler and son won the club’s race from Wetherby on Sunday which was sponsored by Dave and Marian Wells.

Results: Berwick – 1 J. Norris 1282.3, 2 J. Norris 1272.4, 3 J. Norris 1258.5, 4 K. Bradley 1165.4, 5 M. Tudor 1165.2, 6 M. Tudor 1160.7, 7 A. Tudor 1160.7, 8 A.Tudor 1158.3, 9. D. Fowler and son 1147.1, 10 T. Ballaam 1132.0; Wetherby – 1 D. and Fowler and son 1164.29, 2 D. Gilbert 1157.5, 3 D. Gilbert 1156.7, 4 D. Fowler and son 1156.0, 5 G. Smart 1125.3, 6 D. Gilbert 1050.1, 7 J. Norris 1007.2, 8 A. Tudor 994.2, 9 K. Bradley 913.3, 10 K. Bradley 912.1.

l The Parkers’ pigeons were the first four birds home in Grantham United’s race from Aycliffe.

Fourteen members sent 252 birds.

Results: 1 D. Parker and son 1323, 2 D. Parker and son 1317, 3 D. Parker and son 1315, 4 D. Parker and son 1301, 5 J. Ablitt 1299, 6 E. Crawford 1292, 7 E. Crawford 1288, 8 Mr and Mrs Dixon 1287, 9 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1274, 10 J. Ramm 1273, 11 Mr and Mrs L. Gilbert 1271, 12 J. Ramm 1270, 13 J. Ramm 1270, 14 J. Ramm 1268, 15 G. Wilson 1267, 16 B. Charles 1267, 17 Mr and Mrs Dixon 1261, 18 Mr and Mrs P. Mann 1261.