Surrey clocks winning birds

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Steve Surrey of Wisbech led the way in the Wisbech & District SRF Club’s Basingstoke event, with four birds dropping together to take the first four positions.

The first bird over the computer scanner was a Hen bird of the Roger Lowe strain on 1390 ypm, around 50 mph. In second spot was a Walter Doxt Blue w/f Hen that had a 2nd fen federation in the first event of the season on 1389.9. Third was a Blue’ Leo Van Rijn which as 3x 2nd clubs and 2x2 Fen Federation positions to its credit in top completion on 1389.3. Fourth spot went to a Jos Thorne hen on 1388.9. Mick & Daley Godfrey of Walsoken took the last of the diplomas in 5th & 6th spots. Stewart McCurry of Walsoken won the single bird Nomination with a bird out of his top stock bird ‘The 28’, sire of countless winners.

Other members’ first birds: Willy & Cathy Beckett (Emneth) 1377 ypm. Alan Maile (Walsoken) 1373. T Roughton (Wisbech) 1367. Paul McMillan (Coldham) 1363. Mr & Mrs George Trundle & G/Son (Wisbech) 1371. Kevin Clark (Wisbech) 1357. Shawn & Lisa Bowles (Guyhirn) 1335. Jimmy Thompson (Outwell) 1324. Mick Plowman (Walsoken) 1216. Joe Sawyckyj (Wisbech) 1200. Congratulations go to Mick & Daley Godfrey on winning First Fen Federation in last week’s event from Portland.