• 1st February – Full Payment to be made
  • 16th February to 31st March – Acceptance and delivery of young birds by arrangement (Wednesdays and Weekends, or if delivered with a commercial courier any day with a prior arrangement with the loft manager)

The 2023 race programme, back on the North Road, was as follows:

  • Young Birds Hot Spot One – Ashbourne (70m 613yds) – Tuesday 15th August 2023
  • Young Birds Hot Spot Two – Worksop (103m 1210yds) – Wednesday 23rd August 2023
  • Young Birds Hot Spot Three – Bubwith (137m 248yds) – Wednesday 30th August 2023
  • Young Birds Hot Spot Four – Richmond (167m 566yds) – Tuesday 5th September 2023 
  • Young Birds Final Race – Alnwick (235m 898yds) – Thursday 21st September 2023

NB – if races cannot be held on the appointed day because of inclement weather, the committee has the right to move them to another date, and all prize money and pool money is flown for on the first available day. The Blog gives the latest training and racing updates.