It is always nice to sit back and analize the results of a season to establise whether your loft are improving. I can surely say that the pigeons we introduced lately had a big effect on our results. They are also tough and can take harder races weekend after weekend when they are on form.
The few Koopman birds we had in the race loft were very good and so also the Sablon and the Lou Wouters. The Geerinckx birds are super. I wish we could have more of them in the race loft.
What must always be remembered is that we fly with the youngsters that are not ordered and those we feel is not good enough to send to customers. REALLY THE B TEAM,BUT STILL THEY BRING THEIR SIDE.
We were blessed with the following results:
20 OF THE 40 CLUB RACES WAS WON BY OUR BIRDS (16 MEMBERS RACING AVERAGE 14 BIRDS PER MEMBER)
11 SECOND PRIZES
9 THIRD PRIZES
7 FOURTH PRIZES
11 FIFTH PRIZES
CLUB SHORT DISTANCE CHAMPION
CLUB OPEN CHAMPION
ACE PIGEONS SHORT DISTANCE: 1st,2nd,4th,5th,6th,11th,13th,15th,16th,17th19th,21st,22nd,23rd,....
ACE PIGEONS MIDDLE DISTANCE: 1st,7th,10th,12th,13th,20th,23rd,25th,...
ACE PIGEON LONG DISTANCE: 2nd,3rd,5th,6th,14th,16th,18th,...
ACE PIGEON OVERALL IN CLUB:
2nd...Koopman 0878/11 (Flew 35,35,30,13,9,9,7,7,5,4,2,1,1,1.) TRIPPLE WINNER
3rd...Koopman x De Rauw Sablon 0586/11 (Flew 50,27,26,23,23,14,13,11,5,5,1,1,1,1,) THREE TIME UNION WINNER AND THREE TIME FEDERATION WINNER
8th...Geerinckx 0689/12 (Flew 47,37,14,13,10,8,6,6,5,5,2.)
9th...De Rauw Sablon 0710/12 (Flew 30,23,18,14,8,8,5,4,2,1.)
10th...Vermeulen x De Rauw Sablon 1824/10 (Flew 21,15,14,12,12,10,6,2,1,)
14th...Koopman x Lou Wouter 1827/10 ( Flew 38,27,23,22,11,10,8,3,2,)
16th...Gaby Vandenabeele 0700/12 (Flew 46,41,38,28,24,23,19,16,10,7,1.)
22nd...Houben x Lou Wouter 0465/11(Flew 30,13,12,10,7,2,2.)
27th...De Zutter 11744/09 (Flew 22,15,3,3,2,1,)
30th...Koopman x De Zutter 0787/12 (Flew 45,40,37,28,25,17,8,7,1,)
33rd...222 De Klak Janssen 0453/11 (Flew 49,34,33,25,14,10,1,1.)
42nd...Donation to fly from Armstrong brothers. 0211/12 (Flew 50,37,19,16,12,3,2.)
43rd...Lou Wouter x De Rauw Sablon 0746/12 (Flew 34,22,18,9,4,1,)
UNION RESULTS - 48 MEMBERS AT AVERAGE 15 BIRDS PER MEMBER
UNION YEARLING CHAMPION
2ND UNION OPEN CHAMPION
3RD UNION SHORT DISTANCE CHAMPION
4TH UNION MIDDLE DISTANCE CHAMPION
2ND UNION LONG DISTANCE CHAMPION
2ND OVERALL UNION CHAMPION
WON IN TOTAL SEVEN OF THE 40 UNION RACES-MORE THAN A FAIR SHARE
ACE YEARLING PIGEON UNION: 6TH,7TH,19TH,24TH,27TH,28TH,42ND...
ACE OPEN PIGEON UNION: 2ND,4TH,14TH,18TH,22ND,23RD,45TH....
ACE PIGEON OVERALL UNION: 2ND, 7TH,...
FEDERATION RESULTS: 90 MEMBERS ENTERING AN AVERAGE OF 14 PIGEONS PER RACE.
3RD SHORT DISTANCE FEDERATION CHAMPION
4TH MIDDLE DISTANCE FEDERATION CHAMPION
3RD LONG DISTANCE FEDERATION CHAMPION
7TH YEARLING FEDERATION CHAMPION
1ST OPEN FEDERATION CHAMPION
2ND OVERALL FEDERATION CHAMPION
ACE PIGEON YEARLINGS FEDERATION: 33RD,34TH,37TH,...
ACE PIGEON OPEN FEDERATION: 2ND,4TH,15TH,18TH,22ND,36TH,46TH,...
ACE PIGEON OVERALL FEDERATION:
4th Ace Pigeon...0878/11 KOOPMAN (Flew 82-898p, 61-1032p, 38-1005p, 33-1163p, 33-1286p, 31-643p, 30-710p, 20-1133p, 16-797p, 7-1067p, 6-903p) BRED OF A SON OF "DORA" MATED TO ''PRINCESS ATILLA"( 0878/11 IS A 4 X CLUB WINNER IN CAREER)
7th Ace Pigeon...0586/11 KOOPMAN X DE RAUW SABLON (Flew 77-713p, 63-888p, 56-903p, 46-986p, 39 642p, 18-1067p, 8-1021p, 1-1008p, 1-1032p, 1-682p) BRED OF SON OF "SON DRUM" X DAUGHTER "MISS CLEOPATRA"( 0586/11 IS A 4 X CLUB WINNER,3 X UNION WINNER AND 3 X FEDERATION WINNER IN ONE SEASON)
18th Ace Pigeon...0689/12 GEERINCKX (Flew 72-1301p, 60-981p, 60-973p, 54-1008p, 39-1052p, 22-713p, 9-682p, 7-642p, ) BRED OF "SON GLADIATOR" X "GESCHELPT SYLVESTER"
21st Ace Pigeon...0710/12 DE RAUW SABLON (Flew 76-860p, 73-713p, 67-978p, 49-973p, 48-981p, 17-797p, 17-682p, 16-642p, 13-1201p.) BRED OF "297" AND "MISS CLEOPATRA"
24th Ace Pigeon...1824/10 VERMEULEN X DE RAUW SABLON (Flew 73-1032p, 60-1021p, 56-986p, 41-682p, 39-1067p, 32-903p, 5-643p, 1-710p,) 1824/10 IS A DOUBLE FEDERATION AND DOUBLE UNION WINNER-BRED OF "MISS NELLE".
28th Ace Pigeon...0465/11 HOUBEN X LOU WOUTER (Flew 86-713p, 65-1133p, 41-1032p, 38-642p, 32-682p, 7-664p, 6-793p,) BRED OF A SON OF "POENA 11" AND GRAND DAUGTHER OF "86 LOU WOUTER" COCK
33rd Ace Pigeon...11744/09 DE ZUTTER (Flew 85-682p, 69-944p, 16-872p, 8-664p, 4-643p, 2-710p) STILL THE OLD "DUNKY" LINE
WE WON FIVE FEDERATION RACES.
The highlight of the season was the pigeon 0586/11(KOOPMAN X DE RAUW SABLON) that won:
4 Club races
3 Union races
3 Federation races
and 0878/11(KOOPMAN) that won three club races and also won a race in 2012
We will enter three pigeons to participate for the SANPO ACE PIGEON AWARDS
1) 11744/09 for the long distance
2) 0586/11 for the middle distance and all distances
3) 0878/11 for the middle distance and all distances