One-two for pigeon fancier Ken

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

Ken Ward completed the one-two when Boston Central Racing Pigeon Club held their first young bird race of the summer from Bubwith.

Results: 1 and 2 K. Ward 1333.929 and 1333.439 yards per minute, 3 and 4 Upsall and Grandson 1309 and 1303, 5 A. and K. Kirkman 1282.791, 6, 7 and 8 G. and C. Edwards 1282.528, 1282.297 and 1280, 9 A. and K. Kirkman 1265, 10 Frost and Spooner 1261, 11 A. and K. Kirkman 1237, 12 Upsall and Grandson 1227.

Ken Ward was also in good form for the second young bird race, from Great Driffield.

There he took second, third and fourth positions, only to be beaten to first place by Carl Upsall and grandson Reece.

Results: 1 Upsall and Grandson 1294, 2, 3 and 4 K. Ward 1275, 1268 and 1267, 5 A. Cooley 1256, 6 A. and K. Kirkman 1247, 7 A. Cooley 1236, 8 Upsall and Grandson 1233, 9 Frost and Spooner 1223, 10 Upsall and Grandson 1207, 11 and 12 Frost and Spooner 1187 and 1168.

Results of the club’s final two old bird races were: Thurso - 1, 2 and 3 Mr and Mrs B. Garnham 1447, 1407 and 1383, 4 K. Ward 1343, 5 A. Cooley 1342, 6, 7 and 8 Mr and Mrs Garnham 1337, 1334 and 1327, 9 Upsall and Grandson 1323, 10 K. Ward 1290, 11 Upsall and Grandson 1223, 12 A. Cooley 1173; Seaham Harbour - 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Upsall and Grandson 1365, 1354, 1334.663, 1334.304 and 1334.064, 6 K. Ward 1326.737, 7 G. and C. Edwards 1326.326, 8 and 9 K. Ward 1322 and 1319, 10 Upsall and Grandson 1318, 11 and 12 G. and C. Edwards 1311 and 1309.