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Pigeon racing

Pigeon racing

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The main race from the north was organised by the North Road Championship Club from Dunbar.

Norwich fanciers dominated this race and the winners were Mr and Mrs O King and sons. Fastest arrival into Boston area was to the Butterwick loft of Mr and Mrs Brian Garnham.

Club results from Dunbar, Boston and District FC: 1 Mr and Mrs B Garnham 1754, 2 R Knight and Sons 1745.998, 3 Mr and Mrs Garnham 1745.247, 4 D Brackenbury 1743, 5 R Knight and sons 1737, 6 Mr and Mrs Garnham 1716, 7 R Knight and sons 1705, 8 Hardy and Burt 1703, 9 D Brackenbury 1697, 10 Hardy and Burt 1684, 11 D Brackenbury 1677.348, 12 Hardy and Burt 1677.047.

From Whitley Bay, Boston and District FC: 1 and 2 D Brackenbury 117.845 and 117.467, 3 Mr and Mrs Garnham 1093, 4 Hardy and Burt 1084, 5 R Knight and sons 1072, 6 D Brackenbury 1069, 7 L R Manning 1068, 8 Hardy and Burt 1057, 9 and 10 R Knight and sons 1039.886 and 1039.555, 11 Hardy and Burt 1032, 12 Gough and Reed 
1005.

From Bubwith: 1 and 2 D Brackenbury 2088 and 2043, 3 Hardy and Burt 2031, 4 D Brackenbury 2030, 5 Hardy and Burt 2026, 6 Gough and Reed 2022, 7 C Collins and son 1989, 8 Hardy and Burt 1981, 9 and 10 Gough and Reed 1928 and 1924, 11 and 12 LR Manning 1915 and 1910.

Swineshead and District: 1 Mr and Mrs T F Welby 1866, 2 G Wheatman 1853, 3 and 4 Mr and Mrs Welby 1851 and 1837, 5 Mr and Mrs S Poulter 
1733.

Result of Horncastle Invitation FC’s race from Eastbourne: 1 G Cunningham 1225, 2 and 3 R Quibell 1203 and 1187, 4 R Hayes 1168, 5, 6 and 7 R Quibell 1167, 1158 and 1150, 8 R Hayes 1149, 9 R Quibell 1133, 10 R Hayes 1125, 11 T and F Kennedy 1086, 12 R Quibell 1028.