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Sparkes fly in the battle for Jouy le Chatel

Written by Ray Knight on .

Yorkshire Middle Route with Sue

This weeks Yorkshire middle route Combine race from Jouy le Chatel on the 21st of June 2014 was liberated in a north easterly wind having a hard race and topping the Combine and the South Section is G H Sparkes of Patrington Leisure on 1287. Central Section is Pete Dixon of Driffield on 1276. Topping the West Section is Barry & Chris Mason of York on 1268. Topping the North Section is Terry & Paul Douthwaite of Scarborough on 1244.

Well done everyone Coastal South Section:Patrington Haven Leisure Club. 4 members sent 83 birds with the red card going to G. H. Sparkes on 1287 with a Premier Stud yearling De Rauw Sablon. Second place went to Martin Weaver on 1269 with a 2yr old Vandenabeele x gift bird off Geoff Lycett. Third place went to G. H. Sparkes on 1258 with a Premier Stud Bossy Boy. Fourth place went to Reg Wright on 1250 with a yearling Van Loon x Van Reet bred by R & K O’Connor. 

Bridlington D.F.C. 7 members sent 68 birds with the red card going to Dave Fussey on 1254 with a distance pigeon that has had a 1st Bourges. Second place went to Kerry Mellonby & Ricky Wheelhouse on 1250 with a Premier Stud Hereman Ceuster. Third place went to Kerry Mellonby & Ricky Wheelhouse on 1250 with a Premier Stud Gaston Van de Wouwer which has had cards this year. Fourth place went to Kerry Mellonby & Ricky Wheelhouse on 1250 with a Premier Stud Hardy Kruger also had cards this year including the channel

Flamborough Homing Society. 4 members sent 24 birds with the red card going to Mick Holdsworth on 1187 with a Don Burrows of Wales cock. Second place went to Mick Holdsworth on 1109 with a Busschaert cock. Third place went to John Kemp on 1090 with a self bred cock. Fourth place went again to Mick Holdsworth on 1060 with a self bred Don Burrows of Wales cock. Mick wins the nom.

Hornsea & D. H. Society. 6 members sent 52 birds with the red card and Second place going to Phil & June Edmonds on 1238 and 1230 with a pair of Wildemeerschs. Third place went to Phil & June Edmonds on 1207 with a Janssen. Fourth place went again to Phil & June Edmonds on 1182 with a Braspenning Vandenabeele.

Withernsea Homing Society. 3 members sent 20 birds with the red card going to Trevor Robinson on 1243 with a Dave Fussey pigeon which won Billericay. Second place went to Dave Beadle on 1232 with a Premier Stud Hereman Ceuster. Third place went to Dave Beadle on 1232 with a Premier Stud Herbots. Fourth place went to Alec & Margaret Dodson on 1166 with a Hereman x Delbar which has had 4 Channel cards already this season. 

Coastal North Section:

Scarborough Social Club. 7 members sent 50 birds with the red card going to Terry & Paul Douthwaite on 1244 with a Geert Philip x Willy Vranken x Arien Vereckt which has had a 1st Clermont. Second and Fourth places went to Allen & Ingles on 1184 and 1112 with the late George Ingles distance pigeons. Third place went to Terry & Paul Douthwaite on 1154 with a Quirijnen x Hereman Ceuster which has topped the section from Clermont and had 3 x 1sts and 3 x 2nd. 

Hunmanby Homing Society. 5 members sent with the red card going to John and Les Hill on 1100 with a Bussey Chapple x Busschaert which was 2nd from Arras. Second place went to J & A Barmby on 1050 with a Busschaert x Soontjen. Third place went to Dave Tindall on 419 no details. Fourth place went to Tony Robson on 385 no details. 

Whitby Premier Club. 5 members sent 19 birds with the red card going to Alan Richardson on 1227 with a Jess Hotham hen from his direct Marina Van De Velde stock which has had 2 x 1st Clermonts and a 1st Huntingdon. Second place went to Les Winspear & John Cowey on 1220 with a Fountain Head Jannsen x B K Hawes Leo Van Rijn roundabout hen which has had a 2nd Billericay as a y.b. Third place went to J. Storr & Son Richard on 1143 with his only entry a Millthorpe Bros Staf Van Reet roundabout hen which has had a 2nd Boves and a 5th Clermont to its name. Fourth place went to Alan Richardson on 1129 with a Louis Thijs hen which has had a 3rd Huntingdon 3rd Clermont 4th Maidstone and a 4th Billericay to its name. Alan Richardson wins the pools

Filey Homing Society. 4 members sent 24 birds with the red card going to Colin Smith on 1117 with a Bryan Maude widowhood cock. Second place went to Colin Smith on 1112 with a Van De Poel widowhood hen. Third place went to Mervyn Hinchcliffe on 1068 with a pigeon off a Mr Wales from Wales Fourth place went to Colin Smith again on 986 with a Vandenabeele widowhood hen

Loftus Homing Society. Two members sent 13 birds with the red card going to I Brown with a 4yr old roundabout Marina Vandenabeele cock which won Clermont.                                                                                                                                                                              Second place went to I brown with a 3yr old Alan Maul roundabout bird which has won previously.

Central Section:

Hull Chalk Lane Club. 8 members sent 45 birds with the red card going to G. Revell & Son on 1255 with a cock. Second place went to G. Rudd on 1240 with a Marina Ven de Velde hen. Third place went to Franciosy & Bennett on 1222 with a Vanden Bosche hen. Fourth place went to G. Revel & Son on 1220.

Hull Millennium Club. 6 members sent 19 birds with the red card and Fourth place going to D & T Green on 1073 and 955. Second place went to a. stone & Son on 1003 Third place went to John Hall & Jackie Dearlove on 977. 

Cottingham Homing Society. 6 members sent the red card going to W. D. S. & S Hadley on 1150 with a Kev & Julie Duracel gift bird. Second place went to John & Margaret Rawson on 1138 with a Clydsdale x Radar. Third place went to W. D. S & S Hadley on 1109 with a M. Wood Vandenabeele gift bird. Fourth place went to W. D. S. & S. Hadley on 1061 with a Soontjen.

Driffield Homing Society. 8 members sent 45 birds with the red card going to Pete Dixon on 1276 with a Royal Oak Vandenabeele. Second place went to Pete Dixon on 1266 with a Late Ray Bell Staf Van Reet x Busschaert. Third place went again to Pete Dixon on 1241 with a Staff Van Reet x Busschaert x Vandenabeele. Fourth place went to Sam Jackson on 1221 with a Hereman Ceuster. P. Hubbard wins the pools.

Walton Priory Club. 3 members sent 16 birds with the red card going to Jamie Manual who also won the clubs Inland race on the same day. First on 1193 with a 3yr old Frank Sheader Kip cock. well done Jamie. Second and Third places went to G. Block on 1006 and 843 with a pair of Busschaerts flown on the widowhood.

West Section

Eastrington P. F. C. 6 members sent with the red card going to Steve Neale on 1201 with a Phil Curtis Arie Visser x Vandenabeele which wins the nom. Second place went to Winnie Hagston & Son Tom on 1161 with a Thorsten Daum x De Klak which has won two races this year. Third place went to Steve Neale on 1133 with a 2yr old R & B Smith of Burtonwood hen. Fourth place went to Rich Harding on 1059 with a Janssen.

Norton I. Flying Club. 6 members sent with the red card going to Alan Gill on 1236 with a Campuis Janssen which has done nothing before. Second place went to Brian Greenley on 1141 with the very old reliable De Klak cock which has had a 2nd and 3rd from Bourges Third place went to S. Taylor on 1113 with a pigeon that has won Boves last year. 

Pocklington H. Society. 6 members sent 52 birds with the red card going to G. W Atkinson on 1193 with a Jan Arden. Second place went to I Waggott & Grandson on 1168 with a Kirkpatrik x Janssen. Third place went to G W Acey on 1157 with a Jos Thorne. Fourth place went to T Edwards on 1097 with a Ponderosa Janssen.

Goole L.M.S.H.S. 8 members sent 53 birds with the red card going to Paul and June Battersby on 1245 with a 4yr old A & M Bristow cock. Second place went to D Turner on 1214 with a 2yr old Pete Howe Staf Van Reet cock. Third place went to Paul & June Battersby on 1201 with a 5yr old self bred Janssen x Busschaert cock out of the racing loft. Fourth place went to Paul & June again on 1200 with a 5yr old self bred Busschaert x Hartog cock out of the racing loft. 

Tang Hall W.M.H.S. 2 members sent with the red card going to Pete Fannan on 1237 with a 2yr old Koopman x Jansen cock this being his 5th card this year. Second place went to Pete Fannan on 1164 with a Koopman x Janssen. Third place went to Barry & Chris Mason on 985 with a Delbar cock who had 3 x 1sts last year. Fourth place went to Barry & Chris Mason on 927 with a cock that topped the combine from Boves last year

Haxby Flying Club. 3 members sent with the red card going to Barry & Chris Mason on 1268 with a 3yr old Delbar cock who won both Clermonts and Bourge last year. Second place went to Barry & Chris Mason on 1261 with a 3yr old Delbar who was 3rd last week. Third and Fourth place went to Pete Fannan on 1198 and 1166 with a pair of 3yr old Koopmans x Janssen hens. 

Kirbymoorside F. Club. 4 members sent with the red card going to A Tateson on 1042 with a self bred which was 1st Billericay last week and had a 2nd from Clermont.