Knight has the fastest pigeon home from Newton Aycliffe

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

The fastest bird into the Boston area as the young bird pigeon racing season continued with a race from Newton Aycliffe was to the Old Leake loft of Ray Knight and Sons.

His winner in the Boston and District Flying Club was two yards a minute quicker than Carl Upsall’s first bird in Boston Central RPC, where he again took the first three places.

Results from Newton Aycliffe: Boston and District FC: 1 R. Knight and Sons 1565, 2 Hardy and Burt 1560, 3 and 4 R Knight and Sons 1548 and 1547, 5, 6 and 7 D. Brackenbury 1539.906, 1539.384 and 1538, 8, 9 and 10 Mr and Mrs B. Garnham 1529, 1528.871 and 1528.700, 11 and 12 A. Newton and Son 1473 and 1440.

Boston Central RPC: 1, 2 and 3 Upsall and Frost 1563, 1562 and 1550, 4, 5 and 6 G. and C. Edwards 1544.538, 1544.360 and 1541.880, 7 Kirkman and Weir 1541.606, 8 Upsall and Frost 1540, 9 and 10 Kirkman and Weir 1539.522 (2), 11 and 12 Appleby and Daughter 1534.196 and 1534.023.