Selby and Newark returns

EARLSTON & DISTRICT

NINE members sent 168 birds to Selby (race sponsor D.Renton & Sons), liberated at 6.05am into a west-north-west wind.

Results 1, 2, 3, W. Gray & Son 1238.74; 4, A. Simpson 1200.37; 5, 16, 18, S. Martin 1178.93; 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, A. Bain 1130.99; 7, I. Gray 1121.85; 12, 20, S. Hardie & Sons 1080.85; 13, 15, B. Shackleton 1071.10; 14, 17, 19, E. Foster 1063.28; 21, H. Riddell 754.32.

GALASHIELS

EIGHTEEN members sent 239 pigeons to Selby, a distance of 145 miles. Results: 1, 10, Douglas & Spearman 1228.275; 2, 3, 9, J. Douglas 1174.000; 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, J. Wyper 1170.263.

JEDBURGH

FOUR members sent 41 club birds to Selby. Results: 1, T. Wilson 1192.596; 2, 3, 4, 5, I. Oliver/I. Oliver 1166.620; 6, F. Taylor 1102.816; 7, 8, H. Pretswell & son 1027.728.

LANGHOLM

THE Langholm homing club liberated 74 birds from Newark over 168 miles in a light variable wind. Results: 1, 3, 6, 7, R. V. Graham 1170.778; 2, 4, 5, D. Nordon 1169.875; 8, 9, A. Henderson 986.184.