Gourdon and District Pigeon Club

Four members sent 31 birds to Ripon in Yorkshire on Saturday, with the birds beingliberated at 7am and first bird home at 11.10am.

It was a blue bar yearling hen belonging to D&D Hay team from Gourdon, with a velocity of 1334.53.

Next one home was another yearling belonging to Eddie Mann from Johnshaven, with a velocity of 1326.01.

Next five positions went to D&D Hay with velocities of 1321.84, 1298.19, 1298.10, 1276.26, and 1248.24.

In eighth and ninth position was Eddie Mann with another two yearling birds with velocities of 1233.25 and 1190.21.

Michael Craig from Johnshaven had two birds in but didn’t clock them in as they were late home and Brian Craig from Inverbervie sent one bird which had not returned at the time the racing clocks were opened .