ROMFORDFLYER

"SMALL LOFT, BIG RESULTS....." "QUALITY, NOT QUANTITY...."

AN 8 X 4 FOOT RACE LOFT WITH A SMALL TEAM OF 6 RACERS..... 

"SMALL LOFT, BIG RESULTS....... QUALITY OVER QUANTITY......."

2012 SEASON UPDATE 

 photo below taken in 2011

BLUE 906 

 13 X 1STs including 4 X 1ST FEDERATIONS, Average of 1,600 birds

 

 2012 SEASON "NOW HE'S TALKING" topped the federation once again for the fourth time to further his top prizes plus numerous other prizes in club, federation, combine, and amalgamation...

 

 CAREER OVERVIEW (with only 3 years active racing)

 

 

2012 SEASON (3 RACES ONLY THEN PUT TO STOCK)

 

1ST CLUB, 1ST FED, +/-1,300 BIRDS

3RD CLUB, 20TH FED, +/-1,500 BIRDS 

 

 

2011 SEASON (7 federation positions out of 8 races)

 

2nd Club, 17th Fed Retford 1506 birds

1st Club, 8th Fed, 20th Amal Wetherby 5489 birds

1st Club, 2nd Fed, 5th Amal Ripon 5104 birds

2nd Club, 23rd Fed 1,300 birds

1st Club, 1st Fed Newark 1330 birds

2nd Club, 12th Fed Retford 913 birds

4th Club, 17th Fed Wetherby 876 birds

 

2010 SEASON

 

1st Club, 1st Fed Newark 1390 birds

3rd Club, 18th Fed 35th Amal Wetherby 4281 birds

1st club, 6th Fed 25th Amal Retford 4644 birds

2nd Club, 13th Fed Ripon 1096 birds

 

 

2009 SEASON (3 races only)

 

1st Club, 1st Fed Retford 660 birds

 

2008 SEASON

 

1st Club, 3rd Fed, 5th Combine Witton Castle 2657 birds

1st Club, 5th Fed Wetherby 832 birds 

 

 

TOTAL PRIZES 

 

42 PRIZES including 9 X 1st CLUBS 4 X 1st FEDS  

 

 

 

2010 SEASON

UNSTOPPABLE!! 

It seems "NOW HE'S TALKING" cannot be stopped!! Another breathtaking performance by this wonderful sprinter winning yet another red card in the club making that....

5X1ST clubs, 2X1st Feds,with many positions in the top 20 of the federation with an average of 1,500 birds. 

BLUE906.jpg BLUE 906 picture by van1505gb


SECOND TIME AROUND!!

 "NOW HE'S TALKING" GB 07 ***06 VAN LOON has done it again for the second time topping the strong West Essex Federation with 1,400 birds competing.  To date, this incredible bird has won so far..........

4 X 1ST CLUBS approx. 300 birds

2 X 1ST FEDs approx. 800 & 1,400 birds

3rd and 5th FED plus a 5th Combine

NUMEROUS CLUBS AND FED POSITIONS.....

Indeed, this pigeon is always talking!!

 

STOP PRESS 2009 SEASON

"NOW HE'S TALKING" GB 2007 ***06 VAN LOON   HAS TIME AND AGAIN PROVEN HIMSELF TO BE A TOP PIGEON BY TOPPING THE WEST ESSEX FEDERATION. 

 

1ST CLUB 1ST FEDERATION 900 BIRDS

NOWYOURETALKING.jpg NOW YOU'RE TALKING picture by van1505gb

AS A TWO YEAR OLD HE HAS SO FAR SCORED...

3 X 1ST CLUBs 300 to 400 birds (18 members)

1ST, 3RD, AND 5TH FEDERATION 900 TO 1,500 BIRDS,

AND A 5TH COMBINE 3,200 BIRDS

AFTER A SUPERB PERFORMANCE BY MACFRITZ (UNDER NEWS AND UPDATES), "NOW HE'S TALKING" HAS PUT THE ICING ON THE CAKE BY TOPPING THE LAST FEDERATION RACE... 

 

WELCOME to my humble and sponsored site!!  I wish to share this wonderful hobby of pigeon racing to all fanciers and non-fanciers alike in the hope that they may gain insight and interest in the hobby. - VAN SANCHEZ

BK-2daysafterthecombinerace.jpg picture by van1505gb

2008 SEASON                                                                                                                                       

"BENT KEEL"  VAN LOON STRAIN as a yearling racing widowhood

3 X 1st Club ave. 300 to 400 birds 18 members

1st Federation 1,500 birds 200 miles

2nd Federation 1,500 birds 230 miles (lost by 0.2 yards) due to a bad trap

5th Federation 1,200 birds 180 miles

11th Combine 3,200 birds 230 miles

 plus numerous club positions in the first ten