Pigeon Racing

THIRTEEN members of the Whitby Premier Invitation Club sent 207 birds to race from Huntingdon on Saturday 20 May.

Liberated at 9.40am into a strong south west wind, the winning pigeon took 2 hours and 20 minutes to fly the 149 miles.

The winning bird is owned by Les Winspear.

Results: 1-8-9 L Winspear, vel (1868.402, 1853.035, 1852.817), 2 Mr Mrs Lightfoot & Son, vel (1862.261), 3-4-6-12 S Mallinson & Son, vel (1860.177, 1857.985, 1854.270, 1849.484), 5-11 Storr Bros & Son, vel (1857.985, 1851.733), 7-10 A Richardson, vel (1853.420, 1852.32).

Alan Richardson wins ABCD pools.

Bonus ball winner, No 5 Arthur Young.