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Auction of One Loft 2021 Yearlings

At the end of each racing season, the remaining birds in the RPRA One Loft are put up for auction on our dedicated auction site, with half of the proceeds going back to the owner/breeder and the other half to the Future of the Sport Committee for reinvestment back into the One Loft.  The auction […]

Applications Open for One Loft Yearlings Race 2022

Entries are now open for the RPRA One Loft Yearlings Race 2022. There is an entry fee of £200 per pigeon (£100 deposit and £100 final payment), and the allocation of spaces will be granted on a first come, first served basis, initially to entrants from the 2021 RPRA One Loft Young Birds Race 2021. […]

One Loft Young Birds 2021 Final Race

The RPRA One Loft Young Birds Final Race 2021 took place today from Alnwick (235 miles, 898 yards). The 525 birds were liberated at 08:45 into a moderate headwind, and cleared well down the east coast.  The top 10 result is below – click on the image to see the full result. The full […]

One Loft Young Birds 2021 Hot Spot 4

Following the cancellation of Hot Spot 3, RPRA One Loft Young Birds 2021 Hot Spot 4 took place today from Richmond, North Yorkshire, a distance of 167 miles 566 yards. Jeremy released the 552 birds at 9.00am into a west wind and said that they “cleared brilliantly”.  The first birds arrived back at just […]

One Loft Young Birds 2021 Hot Spot 2

RPRA One Loft Young Birds 2021 Hot Spot 2 took place yesterday from Worksop, a distance of 103 miles 1210 yards. 805 birds were liberated at 10:20 in a very light ESE wind, turning SE later. They cleared very well.  The first birds arrived back at 12:51pm, and the provisional top 10 result is […]

One Loft Young Birds 2021 Hot Spot 1

RPRA One Loft 2021 Young Birds Hot Spot 1 took place on Sunday from Ashbourne, a distance of 70 miles 613 yards. Here is Jeremy’s video of the liberation at midday.  The first birds arrived back at 1.15pm, and over 500 birds were back within half an hour. The provisional top 10 result is […]

One Loft Yearlings 2021 Final Race

The Yearlings 2021 Final Race took place yesterday from Edzell, near Brechin. The 108 birds were liberated at 11.50am into broken cloud, with variable wind for the first 40 miles, turning to NE after. They cleared well in one group. The first two birds back arrived only seconds apart. The winner is seen below left, […]

One Loft Yearlings 2021 Hot Spot 3

Yearlings Hot Spot 3 took place yesterday from Alnwick, a distance of 235 miles 898 yards.  110 birds were liberated at 05:45am in broken skies, into a moderate WSW wind turning to south en route. The provisional top 10 result is below – a special mention for ‘North Man’ with four of them. Click on […]

One Loft Yearlings 2021 Hot Spot 2

RPRA One Loft Yearlings Hot Spot 2 took place today from Richmond, North Yorkshire (167 miles 566 yards). 141 birds were liberated at 7.00am into a variable wind and cleared very well. The first birds home made good time, arriving back just over three hours later. Here is the provisional top 10 result. Click on […]

One Loft Yearlings 2021 Hot Spot 1

The RPRA One Loft Yearlings Race Hot Spot 1 took place today from Worksop (103 miles, 1210 yards). 164 birds were liberated at 8.00am into a sunny light variable wind. The first birds arrived back at just before 10.00am, and the provisional top 10 result is below. Click on the image to see the full […]