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Super result of Famoso XR on the Derby de Rias Baixas with Silver Shadow II desendants
02/11/2019

Super result of Famoso XR on the Derby de Rias Baixas with Silver Shadow II desendants

Nuno Gonçalves participated with seven pigeons in the Derby de Rias Baixas in Portugal. This is a region with mountains and many hawks.
He only lost one pigeon in the semi-final race of 314 km.
A total of 1,004 pigeons were entered for this derby and 557 pigeons appeared at the start of the final race.
The pigeons of Nuno became:

  • 25th, 40th, 92nd, 101st, 149th and 268th from Villacastin 410 km.

His best pigeon was 5th Ace pigeon before start of the final race, but she was not early enough on this race.
The nest brother of this pigeon arrived in the first group of 26 pigeons, but unfortunately she walked as 25th over the arrival antenna at one second from the winner.
Nuno had the 8th Ace pigeon on this Derby and also the first Portuguese pigeon.
Eijerkamp blood flows in all participating Nuno pigeons. In the pedigrees we see, among a.o., the NL02-1116066NL02-1116066 from Silver Shadow II"Silver Shadow II" (an Eijerkamp-van Loon) and "Heidi" (a Vandenabeele)