Storrs win Premier race

Richard Storr, pigeon race winner
Richard Storr, pigeon race winner

TWELVE members of the Whitby Premier Invitation Club sent 195 birds to race from Eastbourne on Saturday.

Liberated into an east south east wind, the winning pigeon - owned by J Storr and Son - took 4 hr 20 minutes to fly the 261 miles.

Results: 1 J Storr and Son (1770.719); 2-8 Mr and Mrs Lightfoot and Son (1752.959, 1647.861); 3-6-7-12-13 S Mallinson and son (1691.448, 1665.619, 1648.801, 1635.414, 1635.414); 4-9 A Richardson (1670.441, 1644.727); 5 L Winspear (1667.095);

10 Chambers and Breckon (1643.202); 11 Storr bros and son (1636.928).

S Mallinson and son win ABCD pools; bonus ball 1 A Richardson, 2 L Winspear, 3 Storr bros and son, bonus ball winner no 3 Barbra Winspear.