Brackenbury begins season with a bang

The latest local sports news.
The latest local sports news.

For the second successive week Dave Brackenbury was the top man when Boston and District Flying Club members competed in a race from Wetherby.

Results: 1, 2 and 3 D.J. Brackenbury 1937, 1929 and 1917 yards per minute, 4 Goughand Reed 1714, 5 and 6 Spooner and Frost 1702 and 1682, 7 Gough and Reed 1636, 8 Spooner and Frost 1623, 9 Gough and Reed 1581, 10, 11 and 12 C Collins and Son 1513, 1389 and 1280.

Result of Swineshead and District RPC’s race from Bubwith: 1 and 2 F. Corby 1469 and 1425, 3, 4 and 5 Mr and Mrs T. Welby 1310, 1289 and 1256, 6 and 7 A. Simpson 1181 and 1156, 8 F. Corby 1083, 9 Amber Simpson 871, 10 C. Pearson 632.

The previous week veteran fancier Brackenbury started the new pigeon racing season with a bang.

His birds took the first two positions in Boston and District Flying Club’s opening 60-mile race from Bubwith.

Results: 1 and 2 D.J. Brackenbury 1508 and 1506 yards per minute; 3 Spooner and Frost 1502; 4 Hardy and Burt 1501; 5 D.J. Brackenbury 1500; 6 and 7 Hardy and Burt 1486 and 1452; 8 and 9 Mr and Mrs R. Skinner 1446 and 1438; 10 Mr and Mrs B. Garnham 1432.614; 11 Spooner and Frost 1432.541; 12 Mr and Mrs Garnham 1425.