At the weekend the NIPA had the favourite Penzance with the OB Classic flown in duplicate, many congratulations to Allan McDonald of Portadown & Drumcree who topped the Mighty NIPA in both races. Allan is a former Kings Cup winner and past Secretary of the Irish Nat FC.
BLUE WF COCK GB13P 24230, “CLASSIC 3-57” DOUBLE OPEN WINNER IN NIPA PENZANCE AND CLASSIC – BRED AND RACED BY ALLAN MCDONALD (PORTADOWN).
SIRE: 16340 SON OF “EMMA’S BOY” BRED BY FRANK SHEADER, GRANDSON OF “JUST A KID” AND “DOCKERTY COCK”. “EMMA’S BOY” WON PRIZES FROM KILDARE TO SENNERN COVE. Topped the Portadown Centre in Rosscarbery National and 7th Section also 20th Section from Sennen Cove.
DAM OF 16340. “THE PRESTON HEN” SIRE AND DAM COR LEIJTENS HOLLAND has the bloodlines of multiple winners “Mandela” and Lammert” This hen is also dam of my 3rd bird,107th Open and its nestmate is in the pedigree of fellow club members Hagan & Rowney’s 109th Open in this race.
Dam of “CLASSIC 3-57” IS CHECK WF 6136 BRED BY GERALD DELANEY O’ROORY HILL STUD. WILLY JACOBS CROSSED WITH GRONDELAER. 6136 HAS A 1ST, TWO 2ND’S AND A 3RD IN THE CLUB AND WAS 2ND COMBINE, 30TH SECTION IN ROSSCARBERY NATIONAL
THE NESTMATE OF 3-57 WAS 1ST CLUB FROM MALLOW THIS YEAR.
ALLAN HAD 5 BIRDS ON THE DAY AND 2 NEXT DAY. “CLASSIC 3-57 (TIMED AT 357) WAS IN HIS 8TH RACE AND HAD FLOWN THE YEARLING NATIONAL SENNEN COVE JUST 10 DAYS EARLIER FLYING FOR 7 HRS AND WAS 9TH CLUB. FEEDING IS FRAZER PETIT WITH ADDED VERESELE-LAGA SUPER STAR PLUS. Frazer supplements are used especially flax oil on the corn. Garlic bulbs are in the water at all times and he will treat for canker every 2 or 3 weeks.
HE BELIEVES THE STRONG COMPETITION IN THE PORTADOWN & DRUMCREE CLUB HAS IMPROVED THE PERFORMANCE OF THE MEMBERS WHO HAVE THIS YEAR WON 55 SECTION POSITIONS AND 45 OPEN POSITIONS. HE WISHES TO THANK ALL MEMBERS AND FRIENDS FOR THE WHOLEHEARTED CONGRATULATIONS ON HIS DOUBLE OPEN WIN. HE CONGRATULATES THE RUNNERS UP Aiden Fitzpatrick and Alex Hyde. Allan knows what it is to be 2nd and he is sure that this young couple, only in the sport 2 years, will be at the top in the near future.
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