Hardy and Burt pick up a one, two, three

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

Pigeon fanciers enjoyed two races on Saturday – from Perth (270 miles) in conjunction with the North Road Championship Club, and from Driffield (70 miles) as part of their programme with the Peterborough and District Federation of Homing Societies.

Boston and District FC results were:

From Perth: 1 Mr and Mrs B Garnham 1312 yards per minute, 2 R Knight and Sons 1296, 3 LR Manning 1276, 4 and 5 R Knight and Sons 1242 and 1235, 6 Hardy and Burt 1226, 7 D Brackenbury 1223, 8 LR Manning 1194, 9 Mr and Mrs E Attwater 1178, 10 and 11 J McFadyen 1173 and 1170, 12 Mr and Mrs Garnham 1164.

From Driffield: 1, 2 and 3 Hardy and Burt 1503, 1477.915 and 1477.353, 4, 5 and 6 D Brackenbury 1471, 1468 and 1461, 7 A Newton and Son 1459, 8 R Knight and Sons 1438, 9 Gough and Reed 1434, 10 J McFadyen 1422, 11 Mr and Mrs E Attwater 1420, 12 Gough and Reed 1419.