Category Archives: Featured Fanciers

Algarve Golden One Loft Race 2014

It all began in the winter of 2013/14, when bookings were taken, by myself, for the Algarve Golden One Loft Race, scheduled for the 27th of September 2014. Youngsters are taken into the loft in three monthly intervals from March through to May, although with most flyers in the UK placing their first round into their own racing lofts, it was not until April that the first UK birds reached the loft in Portugal. Continue reading Algarve Golden One Loft Race 2014

Padfield Family of Abertillery.

Masters of extreme long distance racing!

My visit to the Padfield Family loft this year was to photograph yet another extreme distance winner for them, this time from Barcelona, a distance of 758 miles to their loft in Abertillery. Over the past two years I have been to visit them several times to photograph first open National winners, such is the success these two brothers have in extreme distance racing. Continue reading Padfield Family of Abertillery.

Frank & George Bristow Midlands National Flying Club “Bordeaux” 28th July 2014

Yet Another Blue Ribbon Race Won at the Bristow Loft!

The Midland Social Circle and the Lancashire Social Circle have been closely tied and intertwined for the last 50 years, and life long friendships have been formed, with the common interest of National racing. Continue reading Frank & George Bristow Midlands National Flying Club “Bordeaux” 28th July 2014