Brackenbury celebrates pigeon success

Local sport from the Boston Standard, Lincolnshire: bostonstandard.co.uk/sport, on Twitter @standardduncan
Local sport from the Boston Standard, Lincolnshire: bostonstandard.co.uk/sport, on Twitter @standardduncan

Veteran Boston pigeon fancier Dave Brackenbury has been putting all his experience to good use in the past two races.

First he had the best pigeon into town from Fraserburgh, a race held in conjunction with the North Road Championship Club, and then he took the first two places in Boston and District FC’s race from Berwick.

Results from Fraserburgh: Boston and District FC – 1 D. Brackenbury 1265, 2, 3 and 4 Mr and Mrs B. Garnham 1246, 1239 and 1216, 5 L.R. Manning 1168, 6, 7 and 8 Hardy and Burt 1153, 1077 and 1065, 9 D. Brackenbury 936; Boston Central RPC – 1 and 2 Upsall and Grandson 1259 and 1248, 3 Mr and Mrs B. Garnham 1246.817, 4 and 5 Upsall and Grandson 1246.667 and 1242, 6 Mr and Mrs Garnham 1239, 7 and 8 Upsall and Grandson 1236 and 1227, 9 A. Cooley 1226, 10 Mr and Mrs Garnham 1216, 11 and 12 Appleby and Dtr 1191 and 1173; Swineshead and District RPC – 1 G. Wheatman 1223, 2 Mr and Mrs T.F. Welby 1145, 3 G. Wheatman 1101, 4 Mr and Mrs Welby 1089, 5 and 6 G. Wheatman 1072 and 1000.

Results from Berwick: Boston and Distict FC – 1 and 2 D. Brackenbury 1456 and 1453, 3 and 4 Gough and Reed 1414 and 1410, 5 D. Brackenbury 1390, 6 Gough and Reed 1384, 7 Mr and Mrs B. Garnham 1375, 8 and 9 L.R. Manning 1330 and 1294; Swineshead and District RPC – 1 Mr and Mrs T.F. Welby 1396, 2 G. Wheatman 1332, 3 Mr and Mrs Welby 1330, 4 Mr and Mrs S Poulter 1298, 5 Mr and Mrs Welby 1288, 6 G. Wheatman 1262.