Homing season draws to a close

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TWO MEMBERS of Arbroath Racing Pigeon Society sent 32 birds to their seventh young bird race from Wakefield on Saturday. They were liberated at 8.45 a.m. when there was no wind.

Results: K. Murphy, 1249.43; C. Cameron, 1176.81; C. Cameron, 1170.02; K. Murphy, 1169.04.

Inchcape Club

FOUR members of Inchcape Racing Pigeon Club sent 12 birds to their race from Wakefield on Saturday. They were liberated at 8.45 a.m. when there was no wind.

Results: J Robertson, 1035.48; C. and A. Carrie, 1028.57; W. Hamilton, 1019.57; McKenzie and Wilkie, 843.41.

Trophy winners for the season were:

Old Bird Average, Abbey Inn Shield - C. and A. Carrie, 918.61; runner-up – W. Hamilton, 866.26.

Young Bird Average, Arthur Cargill Cup - C. and A. Carrie, 982.39; runner-up - McKenzie and Wilkie 974.12.

Combine Average, (Club champion), Jim Coull Memorial and Audrey Lawrence Johnson print - C. and A. Carrie, 934.68; runner-up – W. Hamilton, 868.28.

1st Maidstone, Tony Zammit Clock – W. Hamilton, 1054.48.

1st Maidstone, Bob Cameron Trophy – W. Hamilton, 1054.48.

1st from Channel Race, Arbroath Clothing Ent. Company Cup - C. and A. Carrie, 916.33.

Best Average Longest Inland OB and Longest YB, Horace Welsh Memorial Trophy – W. Hamilton 1042.24; runner-up - C. and A. Carrie, 957.85.

1st Wakefield YB, Joe McLeod Trophy – J. Robertson, 1035.48.

Best Average Three Longest Inland OB and last three YB (two nominated), Nicoll & Stewart Trophy – W. Hamilton, 956.15.

Best Average Championship Races, Jake Cartney Memorial Trophy - C. and A. Carrie, 775.58.

1st Bird 7th OB Centenary Trophy - C. and A. Carrie, 996.64.

Best Average 1st three YB races, Cartney Shield - McKenzie and Wilkie, 915.23; runner-up - C. and A. Carrie, 870.71.

Winner of Race with Lowest Velocity, Dave Christine Memorial Trophy - C. and Carrie, 556.22, Witton Castle, 8th Old Bird

Champion Young Bird (most points in your bird races), Audrey Lawrence Johnson Blackpool print - McKenzie and Wilkie, 37 points.

1st £2 nom. Wakefield 5th Old Bird, Portcullis Trophy – W. Hamilton, 1087.92.