This week’s homing race saw five Gainsborough and District Homing Society members send their birds to Chelmsford.
Five members sent a total of 37 pigeons, for a race of approximately 123 miles in distance.
The pigeons were liberated at 9am into a west-north-westerly wind.
First ‘Gainsborough’ pigeon home belonged to the loft of Mr and Mrs Dave Healey of Willerton.
Second place went to Dennis Potts of Fillingham.
This was the third young bird race victory in succession for the in-form Willerton partnership.
Results: 1st Mr & Mrs Healey 1184, 2nd Dennis Potts. 1002, 3rd Patrick Axe 981.