Ridsdale returns

EARLSTON & DISTRICT

Members sent 96 birds to Ridsdale at the weekend, liberated at 10am into a west wind. The race was sponsored by W. Nisbet Joiner, Lauder.

Results: 1, 2, 3, 4, A. Bain 1353.56; 5, 6, A. Simpson 1195.90; 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, I Gray 1106.94; 9, 14, 15, B. Shackleton 1048.80; 8, 16, 17, S. Martin 972.66; 18, S, Hardie & Sons 624.80.

GALASHIELS

FOURTEEN members sent 99 pigeons to Ridsdale, a distance of 48 miles. Results: 1, W. Hopewell 1082.113; 2, 3, 5, 8, J. Douglas 1070.556; 4, J. Ramage 1065.066; 6, 7, W. Henderson 1028.781; 9, B. Dixon 993.528; 10, Kerr & Derry 965.470.