Ridsdale and Garstang returns

Earlston & District

EIGHT members sent 182 birds to the D. Wilson-sponsored Ridsdale Race, liberated at 9.20am into a north east wind. Results: 1, 2, 3, A. Simpson 1121.62; 4, 5, K. Heppingstall 1093; 6, B. Shackleton 1034; 7, 8, 9, I. Gray 1026; 10, S. Hardie & Sons 993.

GALASHIELS

THIRTEEN members sent 207 pigeons to Ridsdale, a distance of 48 miles. Results: 1, 5, 6, Douglas & Spearman 1172.240; 2, 3, B. Dixon 1166.969; 4, K. G. Lawrie 1061.645; 7, 9, J. Douglas 1031.587; 8, R. Mack 1043.601; 10, J. Ramage 1030.828.

JEDBURGH

SIX members sent 109 pigeons to Ridsdale, a distance of 34 miles. Results: 1, 3, 4, 6, T. Wilson 1129.313; 2, 8, 10, F. Taylor 1122.706; 5, 9, I. Oliver 1107.231; 7, J, G & S Brown 1079.137.

LANGHOLM

THE club liberated 82 birds from Garstang last Saturday over 86 miles in a North East wind. Results: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, R. V. Graham 1079.691; 7, 8, 9, A, Henderson 1050.968.