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PostSubject: racing this week   racing this week EmptyThu Jun 14, 2018 6:17 pm

who's racing this week ...we go to ashbourne 110 miles sending our 4 cocks good luck to those racing this coming weekend we have opted to basket Saturday for a sunday race
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good luck Darren, all all who are racing.....our club is basketing saturday for a sunday race.
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PostSubject: Re: racing this week   racing this week EmptyThu Jun 14, 2018 10:46 pm

I’m at Perth 371 miles with the London Combine, we were supposed to basket tonight but it’s been moved back a day so basketing tomorrow night for a Sunday race now.
Good luck everyone sending this weekend.
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PostSubject: Re: racing this week   racing this week EmptyFri Jun 15, 2018 3:11 am

Boosey wrote:
I’m at Perth 371 miles with the London Combine, we were supposed to basket tonight but it’s been moved back a day so basketing tomorrow night for a Sunday race now.
Good luck everyone sending this weekend.
One these days must be flexible when deciding to race etc Boosey Smile Smile so I suggest a good move by those in charge there. 371 miles, nice Wink Wink now all you need is a dead set head wind there bounce bounce & it would maybe, be a perfect type day Smile Smile. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: racing this week   racing this week EmptyFri Jun 15, 2018 8:32 am

well we are only sending 3 now as one of our cocks has come back injured looks like a hawk or peregrine strike to his chest a bit messy but will be ok ,damn things ….weather don't look great for a sunday race either ,Saturday afternoon looks best
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PostSubject: Re: racing this week   racing this week EmptyFri Jun 15, 2018 9:03 am

oldstrain wrote:
well we are only sending 3 now as one of our cocks has come back injured looks like a hawk or peregrine strike to his chest a bit messy but will be ok ,damn things ….weather don't look great for a sunday race either ,Saturday afternoon looks best
That's the trouble O/S Smile Smile I suggest when one has only a few etc. Loose one or two Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad & the percentage caper starts to bite hard unfortunately. A mate of my Geordie mate here in a similar/same type of position as you Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes Big race team of 25 bounce bounce 5 gone Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad by way of the rota virus etc. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: racing this week   racing this week EmptyFri Jun 15, 2018 9:29 am

thanks oz yeah difficult with a small team but at least he will be ok he had 8 races this season first bird 4 occasions and scored in his last race so will put him away for a deserved rest now we only started the race programme with 8 birds ,it is what it is I suppose
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PostSubject: Re: racing this week   racing this week EmptyFri Jun 15, 2018 12:28 pm

frome 130, just had txt we going sunday
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frome 130, just had txt we going sunday
Suggest some sense there being shown Rog Smile Smile so lets just hope it all falls into place tomorrow bounce bounce so you have a good race etc. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: racing this week   racing this week EmptySat Jun 16, 2018 10:09 am

The sad fact is oldstrain that it is almost impossible now to compete with a small team.

There are numerous difficulties now facing our feathered friends that make it almost impossible to go through a season and be able to enter every race with a small team.

If the raptors do not get them then the weather and other matters may and whilst a large team can survive with enough to compete the loss of just a couple could ruin the small fanciers season and in particular if they were the ones for a special race etc;


If you get through the season and win a few cards you will have done better than some with far more birds.


Good LUck.

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my sentiments too misty atb
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I am downsizing drastically for next year. Up to me to pick the racers and stock. Consistent birds and breeders of consistent birds stay. Thankless task culling but has to be done in my circumstances.
Lofts will be pulled down, as they are old. Enough loft space one is always tempted to keep a few more. There are some races I want to do good in. The longer ones. I cannot really compete with the overfly I have in sprint racers. So. With a small team have to pick the races to send to early in the season. Tune-ups. Had to miss the 200 and 250 milers today. Family emergency. I am glad I did!! They were let go in clear weather and at the 180 mark hit rain and thunderstorms. Do not know how any flier made out. Not interested. 320 and a 400 miler next weekend. Will ship to both. Last OB race for me. Then selection starts.
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PostSubject: Re: racing this week   racing this week EmptySun Jun 17, 2018 7:55 am

London Combine up at 645 at Perth in a South West wind.
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371 miles,
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PostSubject: Re: racing this week   racing this week EmptySun Jun 17, 2018 9:29 am

good luck steve think it could be a difficult one ...we are looking to liberate at 10 in derbyshire
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PostSubject: Re: racing this week   racing this week EmptySun Jun 17, 2018 10:04 am

Yeah I’ve looked at a live webcam in Ripon and 30 mins ago in was overcast and Misty and visibility was poor, my friend called he’s relatives in Derbyshire and they said it was the same there Darren.
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PostSubject: Re: racing this week   racing this week EmptySun Jun 17, 2018 10:39 am

thanks steve yeah we will have an update at 11.30 things still not good for a lib yet ...good luck steve
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PostSubject: Re: racing this week   racing this week EmptySun Jun 17, 2018 10:40 am

Boosey wrote:
Yeah I’ve looked at a live webcam in Ripon and 30 mins ago in was overcast and Misty and visibility was poor, my friend called he’s relatives in Derbyshire and they said it was the same there Darren.
Have faith etc Boosey Smile Smile & if it doesn't work out there, sadly Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes a tree & a rope bounce bounce lol! lol! lol! could be the go I suggest Smile Smile. cheers
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I’m Going for a walk to look for a suitable tree knackered. cheers

I’ve sent the son of the hen you gifted me Darren, and he’s pooled. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: racing this week   racing this week EmptySun Jun 17, 2018 12:17 pm

good luck with him steve ,we liberated into a headwind at 11.30 bounce bounce bounce
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Good luck Darren
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2/3 so far longer than expected maybe it was the same for everyone
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Well done Darren fingers crossed
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we got 3/3 and were 3rd club ….it was 66 david that scored for us a 2 year old david sent us from his van reets:pirat: pirat
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