South coast pigeons results

SIX members of the Whitby Premier Invitation Club sent 116 birds to race from Eastbourne on Saturday.

Liberated into a south west wind, the winning pigeon, owned by S Mallinson and son, took 4 hrs 39 minute to fly the 261 miles.

Results: 1-6-7-8-12 S Mallinson and son (1647.030, 1597.267, 1589.356, 1577.905, 1568.577); 2-3-4-5 RW Winspear (1623.797, 1618.467, 1611.383, 1603.708); 9-10-11 A Richardson (1577.251, 1577.161, 1574.369).

RW Winspear wins A B C D pools 1st bonus ball, S Mallinson & Son win 2nd bonus ball, L winspear win 3rd bonus ball; Bonus ball winner no 31 Hilda Wastell.