Today then finnaly the start of long distance season with a race from Issoudun 554 km.
We send a nice team of 76 birds and we expected a nice result.
The birds where liberated at 07:15 with a NW-wind at the start and West in last part.
At 14:05 we get 2 birds and then they came very well, the rain was not a problem for them.
In the club it became a superb result and later also Provincial with 11 birds 1:100. With 53 prizes and a nice percentage from 69%!!

Provincial NPO approx 7612 bs.: 5,6,12,18,28,40,43,46,48,49,70,92,102,103,107,109,113,133,138,141,162,164,180 etc.

1st bird 18-338 is “Simone” tophen on NPO-races with already: 2.NPO Chateauroux 2558 bs., 5.NPO Issoudun 7612 bs., 10.NPO Melun 7249 bs., 14.NPO Orleans 4733 bs.
The father is brother so base-hen “Esmee” and the mother is “Toppertje 166” who raced superb.
2nd bird 19-104 raced as YB excellent with 1.Ace middle distance YB Section Rayon 4. We get her from clubmember Max Benton.
3rd bird 18-445 won this season 5 on 5, she is bred from the toplines “Esmee 212” “Frankie” “Gertje” “Wouwer 662.
4rd bird 17-915 is “Frederique” the topper on the NPO-races with last year 1.NPO Montlucon!!!
5th bird 18-228 is a full sister from “Romy” so bred from basepigeons “Wouwer 662” and “Gertje”. She was a YB 2.Ace Spint Section and as yearling 2.NPO Chateauroux 2558 bs.