The RPRA One Loft Race Young Birds 2016 Hot Spot 2 took place from a sunny Appleton this morning. The birds were liberated at 7.30am by RPRA One Loft Manager, Jeremy Davies, and the first arrivals back at 9.22am were witnessed by RPRA General Manager, Stewart Wardrop, and RPRA Office Manager, Julia Field. The first 10 […]
The prize awaiting the winner of this year’s Ace Pigeon award in the RPRA One Loft Race is a brand new Peugeot 108 Active P/T 1.0 3-door car!! The vehicle is supplied and sponsored by Warners Motor Group, Gloucester. (Image shown is for illustration purposes only – the finish will be standard paint; includes delivery, […]
The RPRA One Loft Race Young Birds 2016 Hot Spot 1 took place from Nantwich on Tuesday 9th August. 938 birds were liberated at 7.15am by RPRA One Loft Manager, Jeremy Davies. They arrived home well, with the first back at 8.30am, witnessed by RPRA General Manager, Stewart Wardrop. Over 700 were back by 8.45am. The first 10 […]
Holy Cross Primary School’s racing pigeon, ‘Holy Spirit’, performed well in the RPRA’s One Loft Race 2014, winning prize money in the schools sections. Bred by Ward & Cullen of Wallasey HS, Mr & Mrs Cullen presented a cheque and certificates to the school in Birkenhead earlier this week. Head Teacher Jane Bradley said that […]
The Young Birds Final Race took place from Hexham on Sunday 26th August, a distance of 203 miles. The birds were marked late on Saturday afternoon, and transported up to the liberation point by Martin Fitzpatrick. A full report is here, and a gallery of images taken on the day is below.
Cropthorne with Charlton CofE First School, near Pershore in Worcestershire, have a bird entered in the 2012 One Loft Race, which has been donated free of charge by John Fretwell of Twyford, near Evesham. John recently visited the school, taking along a number of pigeons and speaking to the pupils about the sport. Alison Paul sent us these […]