Poulter pair’s 100% record

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Some of the most impressive performances of the current pigeon racing season have been put up by the husband and wife team of Steve and Alex Poulter.

The couple - who come from Donington - have already topped the Peterborough and District Federation.

They have also won their section on another occasion.

On Saturday, they maintained their 100 per cent record in the Swineshead club, securing victory from Newton Aycliffe.

Results from Newton Aycliffe:

Swineshead and District RPC: 1 Mr and Mrs S. Poulter 1745 yards per minute, 2 G. Wheatman 1726, 3 Mr and Mrs Poulter 1618, 4 Mr and Mrs T.F. Welby 1566.

Boston and District FC: 1 Hardy and Burt 1718, 2 D.J. Brackenbury 1707, 3 Ray Knight and Son 1665, 4 Gough and Reed 1651, 5 C. Collins and Son 1647, 6 L.R. Manning 1630, 7 and 8 Hardy and Burt 1626 and 1623, 9 Ray Knight and Son 1610, 10 Gough and Reed 1608, 11 Ray Knight and Son 1599, 12 Mr and Mrs Attwater 1597.

Boston Central RPC results - from Perth: 1 Mr and Mrs B. Garnham 1721, 2 G. and C. Edwards 1700, 3 Upsall and Frost 1689, 4 Mr and Mrs B. Garnham 1686, 5 D. Pelka 1685, 6 G. and C. Edwards 1680, 7 and 8 Mr and Mrs Garnham 1673 and 1670, 9 A. Kirkman 1669, 10 D. Pelka 1667, 11 G. Watts 1665, 12 A. Kirkman 1659.

From Wetherby: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Tim Appleby 1783, 1782, 1780, 1778 and 1742, 6 G. and C. Edwards 1716, 7 G. Watts 1703, 8 and 9 1698 and 1691, 10 and 11 Appleby and Daughter 1690 and 1674, 12 G. and C. Edwards 1668.