Thirsk and Lymm returns

EARLSTON & DISTRICT

MEMBERS sent 125 birds to the W. Nisbet (joiner)-sponsored Thirsk race, liberated at 10am into a west wind. Results: 1, 2, 3, I. Gray 1251.40; 4, 15, S. Martin 1208.54; 5, 7, 8, 9, A. Bain 1204.65; 6, A.Simpson 1159.41; 10, W. Gray & Son 1133.87; 11, E. Foster 1093.99; 12,13, S. Hardie & Sons 1011.91; 14, B. Shackleton 929.10.

GALASHIELS

TEN members sent 106 pigeons to Thirsk, a distance of 113 miles. Results: 1, 3, Douglas & Spearman 1266.260; 2, G. Irvine 1174.375; 4, W. Hopewell 1077.218; 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, J. Douglas 1077.074; 8, K. G. Lawrie 1012.436.

HAWICK

FOUR members sent 70 pigeons to Thirsk, a distance of 100 miles. Results: 1, 7, J. Bain 910.672; 2, 3, 4, 5, H. Pretswell & Son 881.047; 6, D. Finnigan 779.232.

JEDBURGH

FOUR members sent 50 pigeons to Thirsk, a distance of 98 miles. Results: 1, T. Wilson 1096.637; 2, 3, J. G & S. Brown 944.597; 4, F. Taylor 811.021.

LANGHOLM

The club liberated the birds over 126 miles from Lymm with a south-west wind. Results: 1, 4, D. Nordon 1246.618; 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, R. V. Graham 1243.270.