The Algarve Great Derby OLR is a famous race in which annual fanciers from all over the world take part. Also in 2017, 2,275 pigeons from 27 countries were registered. The final race took place on 29 September 2017 from Prova over a distance of 420km. 1.339 pigeons participated in this final.
This year we participated with a few pigeons in the Pattaya International Pigeon Race in Thailand. There were 2,130 pigeons registered by 285 fanciers, 5 of them of us.
Simon Wolf from Switzerland participated in the Pattaya One Loft Race 2018 with hen, the 4110-17-CH. The 4110-17-CH has as father DV08897-15-41 (grandson "Harry" and grandson NL96-1734388 "Donkere
Chris van Staden sent us the results of descendants of a grandchild of NL12-1231153 "Untamed Desert" a H. and E.J. Eijerkamp and winner of the South Africa Million Dollar Race 2013 against 2.793 pigeons.
Dennis was known for the super results at Munich where he was several times the national winner. But Dennis wanted more and decided to take part in the One Loft Race of the prestigious Pioneer International Racing Pigeon Club together with a Chinese partner.
Simon achieved outstanding results at the Mallorca One Loft Race 2017 with his hen 4034-17-CH. The 4034-17-CH has father 6669-15-CH and mother the Eijerkamp pigeon NL15-1364413 of Stefaan Lambrechts.
Oscar and Linda De Vries have been successful on the One Loft Races in Canada and in the United States. They had sent several pigeons to the Hoosier OLR.
Mark Walker from England with his GB17-V-42503 has the 1st Ace Pigeon in the Great Algarve Derby 2017. The father of this pigeon, the NL16-1254098 was purchased by Mark Walker in Brummen and is a direct son of the "Euro". The "Blue Lagoon" became 1st Ace Pigeon with the following classifications:
The final of the One Loft Race "He Who Dares Wins" in England was flown from Falaise (475 km) on August 27th. The birds had to fly into a head wind.
Simon Wolf sent the pigeon 4018-17-CH with father 6669-15-CH great-grandson "Noble b" a G. & C. Merchant and mother the Eijerkamp pigeon NL15-1364413 "Paradise" (daughter "Big Spender") a Stefaan Lambrechts to the Mira One Loft Race.
Simon took part in the One Loft Race Sofia 2017 with his 4009-17-CH pigeon. This pigeon was bred from DV05740-15-372 and BE13-6304176 "Skyfall" a Stefaan Lambrechts,
Two times in a row Hans and Evert-Jan Eijerkamp had the best Dutch pigeon from a Hot Spot Car Race at the South African Million Dollar Pigeon Race (SAMDPR).