Final Race 2023

September 21st, 2023

The Final Race took place today from Alnwick (235 miles 898 yards). The 377 birds were liberated at 7:40am into sunshine, with a light SSW headwind moderate on route. They cleared excellently online. Birds not […]

Final Race Marking

September 20th, 2023

Good evening, Well, that’s the birds on the way to the final race, Alnwick. Many thanks to the marking team – Trevor Booth & John Roper, Robin Turner and Graham Cliff who came to every […]

Final Race news

September 19th, 2023

Good afternoon, We will be marking tomorrow afternoon and racing on Thursday from Alnwick for the Grand Final. It will be a testing race, flying 235 miles with a moderate head wind all the way, […]

Update 17/09/23

September 17th, 2023

The birds at flight around the lofts – will push them each day where I can. Just back in before the heavy rain arrives. Having studied the weather forecast, I can see we’ll have a […]

Video update 15/09/23

September 15th, 2023

A little look at the One Loft birds this evening – as you can see they look in great feather and sharp. It’s most probably my last trainer for the RPRA one loft race after […]

Update 13/09/23

September 13th, 2023

Good Evening Keeping an eye on the weather for Sunday. If it looks a no go, will delay and have the final the first day that’s good weather-wise – the birds will always come first. […]

Update 11/09/23

September 11th, 2023

Good Evening So that’s another trainer under their belts today – a little split up, but will tighten them up and no harm done. Tomorrow they will loft fly, and on Wednesday the weather forecast […]