April 1, 2021

Sportsman FC Toft Hill (NFC) 2021 On-Line Young Bird Sale

The Sale will start on the April 1st and will be hosted for 10 days on the comparethepigeon.com website. Below is more detail of some of the youngsters on offer and the fanciers supporting our Sale with top distance bloodlines.

Lot 1. Nick Adshead, Selby. One of the top distance lofts in the UK with many top performances to his name. In 2020 he was 4th Open NFC Pau flying 724 miles what a performance. Nick has pledged a young bird from the Stock loft. The Dam is a sister to Milly his NFC Certificate of Merit winner. Sire a direct Tonnie Kaspers cock from the Netherlands.

Lot 2. House of Aarden. Steve & Lesley Wright offer a summer youngster to the value of £250. Their stud has a well-earned reputation for producing quality stock that are in high demand. Satisfaction always guaranteed.

Lot 3. John & Stephen Best, Stockton. Top Prize winners in the Sportsman in 2020 this loft. They have gone out and bought quality middle distance bloodlines that have achieved some devastating team performances in both the NFC and GYA. On offer is a young bird from a G/son of Best Kittle x G/dtr of Harry. Should prove a great cross into any long-distance family.

Lot 4. Barrie Blackett, Bishop Auckland. Extremely successful fancier in both the Sportsman/NFC and West Durham Amalgamation, previous winner of the Queens Cup. Barrie offers a youngster from his Bob MacDonald stock.

Lot 5. Mark Bulled, Harlow. Needs no introduction his Legacy” bloodlines are one of the most sought after in the UK. Mark has kindly pledged a Grandchild of Legacy.

Lot 6. Brian Caley, Durham. Small team flier who has been racing quality distance birds for many years. Sire of the youngster is a multiple winner with a 13th and 73rd Open NEHU Bourges. The Dam is from Rieks Lonsain from the Netherlands when paired to his own daughter which is a multiple winner up to 710 miles.

Lot 7. Mr & Mrs Carter, Yarm. The Sire of this youngster is a G/S of Alwyn Hill’s brilliant Wingdown and the Dam is from Chris Gordon/Brian Denney lines.

Lot 8. Fred Cornwell, Southend. Has pledged a top-drawer youngster. Sire and Dam both multiple National prize winners. Fred is a tremendously successful distance flier and has been for many years with a team of genuine, tenacious racers. In 2018 his brilliant Chequer Cock EPIC won a NFC Certificate of Merit award having flown Tarbes 5 times being in the top 100 of the Open 3 times.

Lot 9. John Cowlin. From this record-breaking loft of Frans Zwols, young bird ready in April from Burnham Queen x G/S of King of Rekeem. Outstanding offer.

Lot 10. Robert & Ken Dodds, Hexham. Fantastic opportunity to grab successful Southwell distance blood. Rob & Ken offer a Young bird bred from full brother to Sire of 17595 & 17596, 12th Open 81st Open and 150th Open Tarbes in 2018 & 2019 for Paul Stone flying 565 miles. The Dam CON 1453 is same way bred as 10th WDA 64th Open Bourges flying 581 miles and is the Dam of 17595 & 17596.

Lot 11. Robert & Ken Dodds, Sire direct from Noble Dream 1st International Agen for Bob Besant & Son. Dam direct daughter of Indyson Champion Stock Cock.

Lot 12. Alan Graham & Son, Cumbria. This loft has pledged a youngster containing up to date winning blood. Sire lines are Big Smithy, Starlight & South Melissa x G/dtr of Wingdown paired to daughter of Mark Bulled’s Legacy. Dam a direct daughter of Barry & Peter Winter’s, New Gem 8th and 47th Open Tarbes. Simply full of the best UK bloodlines available today.

Lot 13. Maurice & Dan Jenkins, Bishop Auckland. This loft has invested heavily in acquiring top winning distance blood. On offer is a youngster from the Cock which was 2nd WDA from Gien flying 515 miles.

Lot 14. Terry Knox, Prudhoe. Youngster from Granddaughter of New Laureat x Jelle Jellema. This is a great chance to obtain top winning blood.

Lot 15. Mick Lilley & Son, Hartlepool. Young bird from stock loft. G/child of Ruby NEHU bird of year 2016 and dam of Jacob our NEHU bird of year 2019. Ruby has 7 UNC positions racing in only 2 & half seasons then put to stock. Dam of Olivea 9th UNC in 2020.

Lot 16. Tony Lyons, Middlesbrough. Has kindly pledged a young bird from his Brian Denney stock which are breeding winners.

Lot 17. Bob McKie, Blackhall Mill, offers a Brugman Bros young bird off his Dave Impett stock. Contains the best of Dave’s bloodlines which thrive on races over 500 miles.

Lot 18. McSween & Sexton, Sunderland. This loft is a past winner of the UNC and has achieved some outstanding performances in recent years in the Sportsman/NFC. They always give of their best and offer a Matched pair with both Sire and Dam have either won or are bred from winners at over 400 miles.

Lot 19. Stafford & Peel, Co. Durham. Ian Stafford needs no introduction he has been breeding and racing winners at the highest level for many, many years. Buyer can choose from their Rudi de Saer or Marshall stock.

Lot 20. Paul Stobbs, Consett. Sire Proven Point 1st UNC Maidstone National 14,153 birds. Dam Olympic Star 1st WDA 6677 birds, 1st NEHU Open Folkestone 34,494 birds. Best of the best from this top UK Loft. Class.

Lot 21. Peter Virtue, Cockburnspath. Peter has gained a record 14 x 1st Nationals including 4 x SNRPC Reims National and Gold Medal flying 536 miles. His family of bird’s ooze quality and are much sort after. The lucky buyer will not be disappointed.

Lot 22. Allan & Carol Walker, Stockton. Young bird will come from excellent long-distance bloodlines which the partnership has successfully blended. In 2020 they won their local Fed. From Gien (500 miles) and timed in from Pau (778 miles) to win 1st Section N 375th Open NFC from 2730 birds in a difficult race.

Lot 23. Jeff Walton & Son, Coxhoe. Sire, brother to multiple Section winner containing the best of Peter Virtue & Jos Thone bloodlines. Dam daughter of hen with 2nd, 5th, 6th, and 2 x 7th Section Jos Thone/Ronnie Strong. Will be ready April.

Lot 24. Stu Wilcox and Brooks & Wilcox. Top winning loft which in 2020 won their BICC Section from both Pau and Barcelona. Great chance to obtain a 3rd round young bird with quality bloodlines.

Lot 25. Tom Williams, Orpington. In the last few years Tom established himself as one of the top small team fliers in both the NFC and BICC. He has achieved multiple Top Section and Open positions not least from Tarbes. The youngster on offer is from his brilliant 80 Chequer Cock which has been across the channel more than 20 times including 4 x Tarbes notching up top positions on the way. 80 is a half-brother to Tom’s fantastic Blue Cock Invincible and both contain the blood of the UNC winning loft of Dave McSween & Jim Sexton.

Lot 26. Barry & Peter Winter, this partnership needs no introduction. They have pledged a Grandchild of Little Gem their Tarbes Open winner (ready May). Several UK fanciers have successfully introduced the Little Gem bloodlines which are highly prized in the stock loft.

Lot 27. Kevin & John Zerafa, Portsmouth. This is a brilliant opportunity to acquire top class stock from a winning National loft. On offer is a summer bred young bird from the Stock Loft.

The auction starts on Thursday, 1st April and runs for 10 days

To access the auction site log on to comparethepigeon.com

Easy to register and bid but if you prefer you can ring me and I will put your bid in for you and keep you updated.

There are some fantastic offerings in this sale, brimming with the essential ingredients of Top National winning bloodlines, its easy to see why the fanciers donating to this sale are so successful when you study the pedigrees and or info supplied for each lot.

Carriage to be paid by the buyer where applicable.

The Sportsman FC Committee would like to thank the fanciers who have been kind enough to donate the above lots.

For further details
Contact: John Burgham 01495 240227 or 07739 089208
Bob Mckie 07308 236113
Email: m.burgham@sky.com

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