Results from Billericay birds race

SIX members of the Whitby Premier Invitation Club sent 92 birds to race from Billericay on Saturday.

Liberated into a south west wind, the winning pigeon owned by S Mallinson and son, took 2 hrs 34 minute to fly the 204 miles.

Results: 1-2-3-4-5-6-9-11 S Mallinson and son (1693.520, 1658.098, 1657.970, 1644.442, 1641.936, 1641.561, 1627.928, 1616.456); 7-8 L Winspear (1641.393, 1641.393); 10 Mr Mrs Lightfoot (1616.886); 12 J Noble and son (1612.841).

S Mallinson & Son win A B C D - first time been won in young bird season.

Bonus ball winners: 1 S Mallinson and son, 2 L Winspear, 3 J Noble and son; bonus ball winner no 31 Hilda Wastell.