Poor weather is cause for headache

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 poor weather this summer has been a constant headache to the organisers of pigeon races, but local fanciers managed to squeeze in a race from Whitby on Sunday morning.

Results:

Boston Central RPC: 1, 2, 3 and 4 Upsall and Grandson 1476, 1425, 1409.562 and 1409.213 yards per minute, 5 G. and C. Edwards 1405, 6, 7 and 8 Upsall and Grandson 1403.827, 1403.481 and 1401, 9 G. and C. Edwards 1400.943, 10 Upsall and Grandson 1400.718, 11 and 12 G. and C. Edwards 1399 and 1393.

Swineshead: 1, 2 and 3 Mr and Mrs T.F. Welby 1307, 1301 and 1299, 4 G Wheatman 1292, 5 Mr and Mrs Welby 1284, 6 and 7 G. Wheatman 1283 and 1276, 8 Pearson and Simpson 1083, 9 and 10 A. Prudom 888 and 884.