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PostSubject: Basketing for this weekends racing   Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:17 am

We have two races again with weekend.

I wasn't going to send the y/b's because it has been too hot for them, but today and the rest of the week is going to be cooler - still 20 -22 degrees C, but at least not 39 c as it was yesterday. Too hot for me, let alone the birds.

So young bird race from same pace as last time - around 95 miles - and

Cholet again with O/B's - 140 miles. This will be a good 'pipe opener' for the old birds because next week the will be at a distance of 425 k - the furthest they have been up to now.

Basketing tonight as always with this new club.

What about you guys - what's on the menu this weekend? (apart from beer)lol

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PostSubject: Re: Basketing for this weekends racing   Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:13 pm

Ripon again this week 194 miles.
Same as last week.
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PostSubject: Re: Basketing for this weekends racing   Thu Jun 22, 2017 3:18 pm

Pontefract for us 163 miles atb to all racing this weekend
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PostSubject: Re: Basketing for this weekends racing   Thu Jun 22, 2017 3:37 pm

Weather forecast says it should be a bit cooler at the weekend - I do hope so and we don't get thunder until Sunday.

We could do with it to clear the air though.

ATB everyone.

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PostSubject: Re: Basketing for this weekends racing   Fri Jun 23, 2017 9:45 pm

any members basketed tonight, or racing this weekend...?
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PostSubject: Re: Basketing for this weekends racing   Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:22 pm

All the best to everyone racing this weekend
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PostSubject: Re: Basketing for this weekends racing   Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:31 pm

22 off to kingsdown tonight 9 cocks and 13 hens with the Gloucester fed
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PostSubject: Re: Basketing for this weekends racing   Sat Jun 24, 2017 6:12 am

In the end we only sent 10 birds to Cholet - 7 cocks and 3 hens. Our race hens have started laying eggs.

We didn't sent any young birds this weekend -

As you may know, we basket on a Thursday night and I thought that two nights and a day and a half in a basket for young birds in temperatures of over 30 degrees is TOO much for the little things.

I hope everyone will do well this weekend - we are trusting for a great result - I want beat this one guy in our new club, before we go back to the UK.

For those of you that didn't know - we have at last found a buyer for our French property!

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PostSubject: Re: Basketing for this weekends racing   Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:06 am

Our Old Birds were up at 7:45 local time from Cholet.

Only 3 hours flying on an average day. Today we have a slight head wind.

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