Lanarkshire Federation got their 2022 season started at Wooler, Northumberland (16th
April 2022) in the North East of England which is around 17 miles from Berwick-Upon-Tweed.
The 3,500birds and 14 crates from other feds were away at 11 am in a light South
east wind for the 75 mile flight.
The leading pigeons had a cracking flight racing home in 1hour 30minutes to record
a winning velocity of 1470 ypm.
Full report with Photos here
This week’s winner records back to back wins for him in the Federation,l ast winning
1st, 2nd Open Lanarkshire Young Bird Open 2021 and this week 1st, 3rd, 21st, 28th
with sixteen pigeons entered. A fabulous result from one of the up and coming stars
of the sport in this area.
Lewis provided me with details of his winning pigeon. The winner Blue Cock "1433" was
bred by his good friend Woodroffe Bros of Sunderland. The winners grandsire on the
fathers side is a pigeon they call Granite. This pigeon topped the UNC section 4
and won a host of prizes. The grand dam on the sires side is a pigeon they call Sheila,
she topped Sunderland & Dist federation four times and was one of their famous five
the day they broke UNC record with five in the top ten Open.
1433 Dam is a great racer who's prizes include 3rd Open UNC arriving with combine
winner. She is through the best of their Lambrecht and Heremans pigeons.
Lewis had full returns from his sixteen entries. He would like to thank Albert &
Davie & Fred for their friendship and breeding the Federation winner.
The pigeon was sitting six days on eggs when basketed for the race.
Well done Lewis on a fantastic performance!
2nd, 43rd Open was Andrew McBurnie of Chryston club. Andrew’s pigeon recorded 1464
ypm and was a R/C bred by his good friend Dawson & Peacock of Plains farm, UNC.
Andrew sends his congratulations to Lewis saying pipped by a good pigeon, raced by
a good fancier. Andrew had full returns from his thirteen entries. Well done Andrew
on a top performance.
4rd, 5th, 16th, 57th 61st Open was D Sloan & Son of Airdrie club. Franny informed
me his winner is a pure Frans Zwols pigeon. Sire from Border lofts and Dam form Formula
1 lofts. His second pigeon was a Lambrech out of a cock called "Steve Wonder" a prolific
winner. His third pigeon was a Van den Bulk lines. Franny has these speed lines to
hopefully compete at the highest level in the federation. Well done Franny and thanks
for the details
Andy Eadie of Eadie & Kelly sent details that his winners this week are from Vanderabeele
Excellent returns were reported across the Federation, long may it continue!
Next week see us back again at Wooler.
Airdrie- 1st, 2nd, 3rd D Sloan & Son, 4th J Hendrie &Sons, 5th J Barr
Blantyre- 1st Pollockus & Feelie,
Burnbank- 1st, 2nd 3rd , 5th W Boswell, 4th J Green & Son
Chryston- 1st, 2nd, 3rd A McBurnie, 4th JJ Hood, 5th W Holland
Clarkston- 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th L McCalley, 4th D Love
Carluke -1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th Graham Bros
Coatbridge SC -1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th Sharp Cummings Durning
Chapelhall- No result
Greenfield- 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th M Krivokapic, 2nd D Allison
Newmains- 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th Eadie & Kelly
New Stevenson- 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th JJK Gillon
Cambusnethan -1st, 2nd, 3rd, Eadie & Kelly 4th, 5th JJK Gillon
Dalziel -1st R Girwood, 2nd J King, 3rd D McGregor, 4th R Clemenson & Son, 5th W
East Kilbride -1st , 2nd, 3rd R Jukes, 4th G Orr, 5th D Gillespie
Lanark -1st, 2nd, 3rd D Burnside, 4th D Foster & Son, 5th T Greenfield
Larkhall -1st Robertson & Scott, 2nd W Ramage, 3rd, 4th, 5th N Orr
Low Water -Not racing
Uddingston -1st W Millen, 2nd, 3rd, 5th Cameron & Fan, 4th J Wood
Lanarkshire Social Circle- 1st A McBurnie, 2nd , 3rd GWP Macaloney , 4th, 5th Eadie
1st L McCalley of Clarkston club
2nd A McBurnie of Chryston club
3rd L McCalley of Clarkston club
4th D Sloan & Son of Airdrie
5th D Sloan & Son of Airdrie
1st M Krivokapic
2nd Pollock & Feelie
3rd W Bosewell
4th D Allison
5th W Millen
1st Eadie & Kelly
2nd Eadie & Kelly
3rd Graham Bros
4th Eadie & Kelly
5th J Hendrie & Sons
Top federation prizes
1st L McCalley
2nd A McBurnie
3rd L Mccalley
4th D Sloan & Son
5th D Sloan & Son
Check out federation website for full result www.lanarkshireracingpigeonfederation.co.uk Full
list of top 100 pigeons available to view.
Thanks to Jim Finnan of Larkhall club for sending in photos of George Pollock on
his 90th Birthday held in the Radstone Hotel nr Larkhall,congratulations to George. George
and his good friend and club mate from the Strathaven club then finally the Larkhall
& Dist. (Take note of the cake)
Billy Allison of Cambuslang is looking for T3 cable and printer to buy if anyone
can help. Linells have stopped supplying.
I struggle to get photos of each club winners, I'm here with my telephone and email
available so if you wish your club highlighted please forward your winners. This is
your Federation, use it to promote the best.
Tom Corrie jnr
Lanarkshire Press Officer