Pigeons: Bingham and Seaton take top spot

There were two Hot Spot races at Harmony Lofts last weekend with Bingham & Seaton and Bob Connelly taking the top spots.

Monday, 4th August 2014, 4:55 pm

On Friday, Bingham & Seaton came in first with bird 14D 10403 Vel 1353.

Next place went to another top racing loft, that of Spence Bros of Lisburn with bird 14D 10293 Vel 1352.97. This bird splits Billy & Leo’s birds as Bingham & Seaton take third spot with bird 14D 10404 vel 1352.30 nestmate of 403.

These are bred from the new family of Theo-De-Kruijk Grizzles. Brian clocked a bird from our Gaby family. Prizes are £50, £30, £20.

In Sunday’s race, the winner was the very popular Downpatrick loft of R. Connelly.

Bob clocked bird 14D 10450 Vel 1619 to collect £50 with his blue pied Gaby Hen.

Close behind was the loft of top racers McCartan & Woodside Crossgar with Vel 1618 bird 14D 10771 winning £30. This is a half brother to HARMONY PRINCE. Ciaran McManus of Tyrella takes the final spot Vel 1574 to collect £20.

Lisburn & District HPS

Second young bird race flown from Tullamore, 15 members sent 324 birds. This race saw Jack Magee take first place with Mark Laffin taking a close second and third place.

1. L Magee & Son vel. 1365

2. M Laffin vel. 1364

3. M Laffin vel. 1364

4. H Mackin vel. 1359

5. L Magee & Son vel. 1354

6. Spence Bros. vel. 1353

Weekend 25/07/2014 - Tullamore

Well done Dennis, great result. From John & Viv.

Result:

1. Dennis Irvine 1363

2. Dennis Irvine 1363

3. Dennis Irvine 1363

4. Dennis Irvine 1363

5. Dennis Irvine 1355

6. Dennis Irvine 1354

7. Dennis Irvine 1337

8. Dennis Irvine 1337

9. Dennis Irvine 1331

10. Dennis Irvine 1330