Knight to remember! Ray is top pigeon fancier from Whitley Bay

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 racing at the weekend took place on Sunday because of the poor weather on Saturday, and the race from Whitley Bay showed that Ray Knight and Sons, winners in Boston and District Flying Club, are in form for the North Road Championship Club classic young bird race from Berwick this coming weekend.

They dominated the race last year.

Boston Central Club winners were Kirkman and Weir.

Boston District FC: 1, 2 and 3 R. Knight and Sons 1692.542, 1692.191 and 1688, 4, 5 and 6 Mr and Mrs B. Garnham 1621.088 (2) and 1620; 7, 8 and 9 A. Newton and Son 1575.237 (2) and 1575.087, 10, 11 and 12 Hardy and Burt 1547, 1527 and 1487.

Boston Central: 1 and 2 Kirkman and Weir 1625 and 1623, 3 Upsall and Frost 1621, 4 Appleby and Dtr 1605, 5 Upsall and Frost 1594.663, 6 K. Ward 1594.628, 7 Upsall and Frost 1594.394, 8 G. and C. Edwards 1589, 9, 10, 11 and 12 Upsall and Frost 1581, 1578.901, 1578.446 and 1577.