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RPRA One Loft 2018 Entries now open

Entries for the RPRA Young Birds One Loft Race 2018 are now open. Download a copy of the Rules and Entry Form. There is no limit to the number of applications you may make. The initial 10 pigeons on application will be awarded on a first-come first-served basis until 7th December 2017. Any further available […]

RPRA One Loft 2017 Young Birds Auction

The RPRA One Loft Race 2017 Young Bird auction took place during October. Congratulations if you won one of the lots. A full list of the final results is below. Download: Auction 2017 results      

One Loft Race 2017 – Final Race

The RPRA One Loft Race 2017 Final Race took place today from Alnwick (235 miles, 898 yards). The birds were liberated at 07.45am into a fresh west wind. Provisional result is as follows: The final results and a full report will appear on the One Loft website.  

One Loft Race 2017 Hot Spot 4

The RPRA One Loft birds were liberated from Brawby Grange, North Yorkshire (162 miles, 1022 yards) at 07:45am this morning; no wind, cleared excellent. Videos of a walk round the trailer and the liberation are here. Over 400 birds were back by 11.15am. Provisional results are below, and Jeremy will upload the full result to […]

One Loft Race 2017 Hot Spot 3

The RPRA One Loft Race young birds were liberated from Bubwith, North Yorkshire, at 0700 this morning, into blue sky with a moderate head wind; they cleared well online. (Distance: 137 miles 231 yards.) A video of the liberation is here. Over 600 of the 859 birds were back by 2.00pm, and the first arrivals are […]

One Loft Race 2017 Hot Spot 2

The RPRA One Loft Race young birds were liberated from Chesterfield, Derbyshire, at 0900 this morning, into a brisk WSW wind. (Distance: 88 miles 338 yards.) 556 of the 919 birds were back by 11.30am, and the provisional result is below. Jeremy will upload the full result on the One Loft website in due course.    […]

One Loft Race 2017 Hot Spot 1

The RPRA One Loft Race young birds were liberated from Ashbourne, Derbyshire, at 0815 this morning, into a light NW wind and sunshine. (Distance: 70 miles 588 yards.) 855 of the 933 birds were home by 11.00am and the provisional result is below. Jeremy will upload the full result on the One Loft website in due […]

One Loft 2016 Final Race

The RPRA One Loft 2016 Final Race took place on Tuesday 13th September from Alnwick, a distance of 235 miles 854 yards. Duncan Cook, convoyer, assisted by Gabor Fari, liberated the birds at 07:30am. Loft Manager Jeremy Davies was at the lofts awaiting the birds’ arrival, along with RPRA staff and about 70 visitors. The […]

One Loft Race 2016 Hot Spot 4

The RPRA One Loft Race Young Birds 2016 Hot Spot 4 took place from Tebay yesterday morning. The birds were liberated at 8.30am by RPRA One Loft Manager, Jeremy Davies, and the first arrivals back at 12.34pm were witnessed by RPRA Office Manager, Julia Field. The first 10 home were as follows: See Jeremy’s video of […]

One Loft Race 2016 Hot Spot 3

The RPRA One Loft Race Young Birds 2016 Hot Spot 3 took place from Leyland this morning. The birds were liberated at 7.30am by RPRA One Loft Manager, Jeremy Davies, and the first arrivals back at 9.29am were witnessed by RPRA Office Manager, Julia Field. The first 10 home were as follows: See Jeremy’s videos […]