Generation game works nicely for Upsall loft

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

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In a summer of almost non-stop success, the ace Boston pigeon racing partnership of Carl Upsall and grandson Reece turned in probably their best result of the year when taking the first seven places in the race from Whitby, despite the increased competition that the young bird season has brought in Boston Central RPC.

Result: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 Upsall and Grandson 1269.958, 1269.816, 1269.674, 1269.533, 1269.391, 1269.250 and 1269.108, 8, 9, 10 and 11 D. Pelka 1265.654, 1265.373, 1265.232 and 1262.976, 12, 13 and 14 Appleby and Dtr 1227, 1211 and 1205.

In-form fanciers in Boston and District Flying Club when they held their second successive young bird race from Whitby were partners John Hardy and John Burt who took the first three positions.

Results: 1, 2 and 3 Hardy and Burt 1264, 1165 and 1164, 4 Mr and Mrs B. Garnham 1148, 5 Mr and Mrs E. Attwater 1139, 6 Mr and Mrs Garnham 1130, 7 Mr and Mrs Attwater 1107, 8 Mr and Mrs Garnham 1084.727, 9, 10 and 11 C. Collins and Son 1084.210, 1080 and 1054, 12 Mr and Mrs Attwater 1049, 13 and 14 B. Corby 928 and 903.