Newark and Melton Mowbray

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EARLSTON & DISTRICT

NINE members sent 160 birds to Newark (race sponsor D.Renton & Son), liberated at 6am into a south-west wind. Results: 1, 4, I. Gray 1549.78; 2, 3, W. Gray & Son 1533.69; 5 ,6 ,10, A. Simpson 1522.78; 7, 14, E. Foster 1489.23; 8, 9, 11, A. Bain 1473.80; 12, S. Martin 1415.46; 15, 16, B. Shackleton 1372.35; 13, 17, 18, S. Hardie & Sons 1385.11.

GALASHIELS

EIGHTEEN members sent 231 pigeons to Newark, a distance of 193 miles. Results: 1, J. Ramage 1523.046; 2, G. Irvine 1476.535; 3, G. Whitehead & Son 1464.193; 4, 10, W. Henderson 1459.828; 5, J. Wyper 1455.611; 6, 8, Douglas, Douglas & Spearman 1448.251; 7, E & R Jamieson & Hardie 1426.312; 9, G. Gunter 1406.820.

JEDBURGH

FIVE members sent 55 club birds to Newark: Results: 1, 3, T. Wilson 1467.365; 2, F. Taylor 1450.036; 4, J.G.&S..Brown 1431.449; 5, 6, I. Oliver/I. Oliver 1278.441.

LANGHOLM

THE club liberated 74 birds over 186 miles from Melton Mowbray with a light westerly wind. Results: 1, 3, 5, D. Nordon 1497.566; 2, 4, 6, R. V. Graham 1453.431; 7, 8, 9, A. Henderson 1358.400; 10, W. Irving 1214.151.