Attwater pair top final race

BOSTON-area pigeon racing enthusiasts were competing in the last major open race of the season from Dunbar on Saturday.

The first Boston competitors, Mr and Mrs Ted Attwater, are sixth in the provisional result with a velocity of 1302 against a south-west wind.

Other leading Boston lofts in the provisional result, from an entry of 1517 birds sent by 152 fanciers, are: 10 Hardy, Troops, Burt and Son 1268, 11 Marek Kula 1267, 12 A Kirkman 1254, 13 Mr and Mrs R Knight 1250, 15 Upsall and Frost 1238, 21 Mr and Mrs B Garnham 1202.

Club results:

Boston Central RPC: 1, 2 and 3 Marek Kula 1268, 1257 and 1256, 4 A. Kirkman 1252, 5 Upsall and Frost 1237, 6 A. Kirkman 1222, 7 Upsall and Frost 1214, 8 A. Kirkman 1198, 9, 10 and 11 Marek Kula 1198, 1183 and 1182, 12 A. Kirkman 1178.

Boston and District FC: 1 Mr and Mrs E. Attwater 1300, 2 Hardy, Troops, Burt and Son 1267, 3 R. Knight and Sons 1249, 4 Mr and Mrs Attwater 1242, 5 Mr and Mrs B. Garnham 1202, 6 R. Knight and Sons 1200, 7 and 8 Mr and Mrs Garnham 1169 and 1162, 9 R. Knight and Sons 1154, 10 Mr and Mrs Attwater 1152, 11 and 12 Hardy, Troops, Burt and Son 1043 and 1009.