Category Archives: The British International Championship Club

British International Championship Club “Falaise” O/B 14th Sept 2014

John Halstead of Kington Magna

John Halstead is no stranger to the top of the National results, having won Barcelona, been second Barcelona twice and first open Palamos, all of which are Blue Riband events! Indeed, I would have been visiting him earlier this season, was it not for just one pigeon, out of an entry of 6823b. That was the British International Championship Club’s race from Alencon, when John was second open to Mark Shepherd in Plymouth. But it was a happier occasion with the British International Championship Club race from Falaise, when John won the Old Bird race outright, and by a very good margin too. Continue reading British International Championship Club “Falaise” O/B 14th Sept 2014

British International Championship Club “Falaise” Y/B 14th Sept 2014

John & Dave Staddon of Evercreech

John and his son Dave Staddon are a partnership that have consistently performed at the very top for years, and established themselves as one of the very best partnerships in the National and Classic racing scene. They have a keen interest in livestock and have national level performances with both pigeons and horse racing. Indeed this is their third British International Championship Club win in as many seasons with their pigeons and in 2011 they won the Grand Military Gold Cup at Sandown, a horse race that provided an opportunity to meet the Queen! Continue reading British International Championship Club “Falaise” Y/B 14th Sept 2014