"SMALL LOFT, BIG RESULTS....... QUALITY OVER QUANTITY......."
photo below taken in 2011
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
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
1st Club, 3rd Fed, 5th Combine Witton Castle 2657 birds
1st Club, 5th Fed Wetherby 832 birds
42 PRIZES including 9 X 1st CLUBS 4 X 1st FEDS
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.
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!!
"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
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...
"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