Brackenbury takes first three pigeon racing places

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

A veteran of countless successes in his long pigeon racing career, Dave Brackenbury took the first three places in Boston and District Flying Club’s young bird race from Bubwith on Saturday.

In Boston Central RPC, Carl Upsall continued his scintillating form by taking the first four positions, including the fastest birds into town, and finished with eight of the first 12.

Results from Bubwith:

Boston Central RPC: 1,2, 3 and 4 Upsall and Frost 1772.897, 1772.463(2)and 1771, 5 and 6 Kirkman and Weir 1752.843 (2), 7 and 8 Upsall and Frost 1728 and 1718, 9 Appleby and Dtr 1712, 10 and 11 Upsall and Frost 1701 and 1698, 12 G. and C. Edwards 1694.

Boston and District FC: 1, 2 and 3 D. Brackenbury 1750, 1742 and 1740, 4, 5 and 6 Mr and Mrs B. Garnham 1736.394 (2) and 1735, 7, 8 and 9 A. Newton and Son 1663, 1655 and 1654, 10, 11 and 12 C. Collins and Son 1569, 1547 and 1518.