Grand National St. Allouestre King’s Cup. Sponsored by Frazers Animal Feeds.
495 members have entered 2511 pigeons in the race and are competing for £29,055.00 in pools and prize money.
The pigeons have been released at 06:30 the wind at the release site was light westerly.
Stillorgan clock station is still using the Sallynoggin clubrooms contact Mags Curtis 0860532274.
Banbridge clock station is now at Frazers Animal Feeds premises contact David West 07759653317
Edgarstown Portadown and Coleraine Premier clubrooms are also temporary clock stations. Hours of darkness are 22:42 until 04:55.
Our next update will be this evening.
St. Allouestre King’s Cup update Thursday 8th July @ 23.00
One pigeon has been reported on the first day. L, McCall Wicklow at 18.21.
Second day arrivals three hour clock checking rule applies please contact your station manager. This will be reviewed at 13.00 tomorrow afternoon.
Race closed this evening at 22.42 opening in the morning at 04.55. Our next update will be on Friday.
Liam and Gerti McCall holding “Home Alone” the only bird on the day and the winner of this year’s Kings Cup national with the Infc from France, it was a pleasure for me to verify Home Alone as clock station manager yesterday, congratulations again from your many friends and the St Leinster Federation committee. Eamonn O’Brien.
Click on above link for article on Liam McCall by Alan Busteed.