Flying high above Europe’s economic crisis, a local lightning-fast pigeon called Bolt became the world’s most expensive racing bird when his Belgian breeder sold it for 310,000 euros (roughly £264,301.66) to a Chinese businessman. One-year-old Bolt, named after the Jamaican Olympic superstar sprinter Usain Bolt, and with an outstanding pedigree of proven champions to match, [...]
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Today pigeon racing is a sport for the whole family in a highly social environment. It combines animal husbandry with the natural desire for competition. Electronic Timing Systems and One Loft Races have brought this popular sport into the 21st Century. Find out more…
For an update from Stewart Wardrop, General Manager- for April 2013 click here.
RPRA General Manager, Stewart Wardrop and Colin Hill Pigeons in War Volunteer Curator for the RPRA at Bletchley Park, travelled to Stowe House in Buckingham for a recording of the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow. He took along with him for valuation Dickin Medals won by wartime carrier pigeons, and was interviewed by the programme’s militaria expert, [...]