Ace Pigeon of the Month July Long Distance Herbots Championship
31 Aug 2023
In the month of July the pigeons had to win 3 prizes in the national long distance races organized by the KBDB. Not easy assignments in 5 weekends, but several fanciers succeeded in this, congratulations in advance to everyone who met these criteria and certainly to the top 3!
- Herbots Jo & Raf ( Halle – Booienhoven ) BE 21-2130124 0.42
- Vandenheede Freddy & Jacques ( Zingem ) BE 22-4137104 1.1
- Luyckx Luc ( Pepingen ) BE 21-2051730 – 1.42
1st Herbots Jo & Raf ( Halle – Booienhoven ) BE 21-2130124 0.42
The winner here is the classy pigeon from Herbots Jo & Raf, BE 21-2130124 “De Flup”. A nice tribute to our founder of the Herbots company who was an example for many of us. The name is therefore 100% justified because special pigeons belong to special people. In addition, a big congratulations to Geoffrey and his caretakers who have again guided the pigeons tip top during this entire top season.
07/07 Limoges 9th National 7,211b
16/07 Aurillac 9th National 5,342p
30/07 Souillac 7th National 4,827p
He also won a 9th National Libourne 3,880p and 12th I.Prov Orleans 1,958p. This season he became 1st National Ace Pigeon long distance over 4 long distance races and 3rd National Ace Pigeon long distance old birds KBDB 2023.
His father is on father's side "Inbred Nationaal 1 Schellens" and mother is a daughter of "Kenzo" 1 Nat Ace pigeon M.D. KBDB 2007 x “Royala” 5th Nat. Ace pigeon heavy middle distance 2015. The mother of “Flup” comes directly from the combination Eddy & Maarten Leutenez. She herself won 2 S.Nat La Souterraine 1,624p – 6 I.Prov Chateauroux 2,174p – 8 S.Nat Issoudun 1,484p – 36 NAT Limoges 6,986p. She is pure inbred to stock hen “Het Bolleken”.
The top colony from Zingem in East Flanders became 2nd and 5th this month in this competition on their favorite terrain, the long distance races of 600km are their dada. The 2nd ace pigeon of this month is a yearling cock.
BE 22-4137104 won
02/07 6 Nat (z) Limoges 2,701p
16/07 6 Nat (z) Aurillac 1,577p
30/07 9 Nat (z) Souillac 1,802p
The sire of this topper is a joint breeding between “Golden Prince” 1st Nat Ace pigeon long distance yearlings KBDB 2014 from Gino Clicque and their top hen “Annelise” 1st Nat Ace pigeon heavy middle distance KBDB 2013.
The mother is “Memorial” she herself won 1st National La Souterraine 6,205p ( fastest of 10,245p ) and is already the mother of several toppers including 2nd Nat Limoges 10,544p – 1st Prov Souillac 2,071p – 6th Prov Bourges 6,113p – 8th Prov Vierzon 4,973p and now this yearling in the long distance. She is a daughter of “Calypso” who is a son of “New Freddy” 1st Nat Ace pigeon heavy middle distance KBDB 2010.
BE 21-2051730 Checkered Cock
03/07 Limoges 3/461p
16/07 Aurilac 1/369p
30/07 Souillac 2/397p
The sire comes from JP Pletinckx and won 2 x 1st himself ( 1 Bourges 540p – 1 Chevrainvilliers 215p ), the dam comes from Geert De Schepper ( daughter of brother 1st National Ace pigeon long distance yearlings KBDB 2018 from Gebr.Van Laer x Daughter Dark Kimboy ).