1-2-3 for Richardson

TEN members of the Whitby Premier Invitation Club sent 250 birds to race from Sleaford, Lincolnshire,on Saturday.

Liberated into a light north east wind, the winning pigeon took 2 hrs 13 mins to fly the 103 miles, the winning bird is owned by A Richardson.

Results: 1-2-3-4-9-10-11-12 A Richardson (1345.447, 1338.742, 1338.408, 1337.908, 1334.916, 1334.585, 1328.972, 1328.151); 5-6-7-8 S Mallinson and son (1337.538, 1337.206, 1337.206, 1336.211) .

S Mallinson win A B C D pools; bonus ball winner No 48 Alan Storr.