Peterborough and Appleton returns

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EARLSTON & DISTRICT

NINE members sent 137 birds to Peterborough (race sponsor D.Renton & Son), liberated at 8.30am into a west-south-west wind. Results: 1, 4, 6, 9, I. Gray 1373.74; 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, W. Gray & Son 1366.04; 10, 13, A. Simpson 1299.26; 11, A. Bain 1296.09; 12, S. Hardie & Sons 1280.35.

GALASHIELS

SIXTEEN members sent 169 pigeons to Peterborough, a distance of 235 miles. Results: 1, A. R. Lindores 1341.067; 2, 10, Douglas/Douglas & Spearman 1330.331; 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, J. Wyper 1311.003; 4, 7, J. Douglas 1304.657.

JEDBURGH

FOUR members sent 33 pigeons to Peterborough, a distance of 222 miles. Results: 1, 2, 4, T. Wilson 1260.931; 3, 5, 8, F. Taylor 1196.289; 6, 7, J.G&S. Taylor 1073.872.

LANGHOLM

THE club liberated 52 birds over 126 miles from Appleton last Saturday. Results: 1, 4, 8, 9, 10, R V Graham 1286.452; 2, 3, 7, D Nordon 1286.317; 5, 6, A. Henderson 1285.213.