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Hotspot 1 Prize Money & Activations Due for Other Competitions 2020-06-23

    RACE REPORT HOTSPOT 1 

    We have now entered the main part of the competition with Race 4 (Hotspot 1) having been flown this last Saturday. The weather was clear with an assisting wind during the race. We had 2667 birds go to the race and 2610 return before the clock was stopped (2% short).

    Congratulations to all prize money winners!

     

     Country

    Fancier

    Pigeon

    Ring #

    Speed

    Rank

    Prize

    1

    Belgium

    PIPA Elite

     

    BE 19-4185310

    1617.92

    1

    $     2,000

    2

    Germany

    Team Germany - Toni Deigner

     

    DV 05950-19-278

    1617.47

    3

    $     1,500

    3

    Germany

    Team Germany - ZG Helios

     

    DV 01777-19-551

    1617.20

    5

    $     1,250

    4

    United States

    Irish Syndicate

    Breakeven Plus

    IF19 IRISH SYND 506

    1617.15

    6

    $        950

    5

    Germany

    Hardy Krueger

     

    DV 07274-19-176

    1617.00

    7

    $        950

    6

    Kuwait

    Majed Alsafak

     

    KW FED 19-943888

    1616.95

    8

    $        950

    7

    Germany

    Karl-Heinz Koch

    Karl Heinz

    DV 0849-19-471

    1616.50

    9

    $        950

    8

    Zimbabwe

    Miombo

    Miombo 975

    PPL 19-1975

    1614.69

    13

    $        950

    9

    South Africa

    Dr. John Field

    Di Caprio

    GPU 19-7088

    1614.54

    14

    $        950

    10

    Qatar

    Ali Hassan Al Kabi

     

    QAHP 19-37877

    1614.43

    15

    $        950

    11

    Germany

    Martin Hetzel

    Januar

    DV 07387-19-328

    1614.21

    17

    $        950

    12

    France

    Greg Team

     

    PL 19-750629

    1613.97

    18

    $        950

    13

    United States

    Ken Easley & Son Racing

    Jaceson

    AU19 ARPU 41131

    1613.85

    19

    $        950

    14

    United States

    Ganus Family Loft

    Johnnie Walker

    AU19 GFL 538

    1613.65

    21

    $        950

    15

    South Africa

    Samuel Lofts

    Zandile

    CYRL 19-4352

    1613.31

    22

    $        950

    16

    Netherlands

    Team Hooymans

     

    NL 19-1023263

    1613.22

    23

    $        950

    17

    Germany

    Hans-Paul Esser

    Balder

    DV 05369-19-9234

    1612.98

    25

    $        950

    18

    United Kingdom

    Pieter Oberholster GG

    Pieter's Gold

    GB 19-E-34628

    1612.98

    26

    $        950

    19

    United States

    Ganus Family Loft

    Junk Yard Dog

    AU19 GFL 325

    1612.85

    27

    $        950

    20

    United Kingdom

    Team Aherne Villarino

    Hollywood

    GB 19-N-99378

    1612.81

    28

    $        950

     

     

    BUILD-UP TO HOTSPOT 2

    We expect there to be little wind for Hotspot 2 this coming weekend. We Plan to have 3 training flights this week: Tuesday 60km, Wednesday 60km and then Thursday single basket releases.

    Activations are now due for the following competitions by Thursday 25th June before basketing of Hotspot 2;

    1. Normal Ace bird (best 7 of 10 races) - US$ 50 000 Prize Money

    Please Note. Up to this point all pigeons have been in the Normal Ace including For Sale pigeons but only activated birds will remain from Hotspot 2.

    1. Knock-out - US$ 20 000 Prize Money
    2. Team Competition (select 5 birds by email to admin) - US$ 40 000 Prize Money

    Please note. The Team Competition consists of 5 birds only. The team must be selected from the remaining pigeons under the same fancier or syndicate name. Birds cannot be transferred from different fanciers or syndicate entrants. Each fancier or syndicate can only enter 1 team and must email their 5 chosen birds to us. Fanciers may make up entries from activated “For Sale “pigeons.

    There is no additional entry fee for the above competitions, but the Super Ace will have an additional entrance fee of US$ 250 and birds must be activated first.

    The Super Ace selections and entry will be after Hotspot 2 and before basketing for HS 3 (by Thursday 2nd July);

    1. Super Ace - US$ 200 000 Prize Money

    We had advised previously that we will give credits to lost Super Ace Birds and all For Sale pigeons as follows;

    Lost before Hotspot 3             100%

    Lost before Hotspot 4             50%

    Lost before Hotspot 5             25%

    Thereafter                               Nil

    To ensure that all pigeons are timed we are using 2 x 12 field antennas on each trap. Each antenna is at a different level, so pigeons must enter in over the first antenna and then jump down to the second. This slows the entry through the trap sufficiently to ensure there are no missed pigeons. We have also done another ring check of all pigeons to ensure that all electronic rings are reading correctly.

    We wish all participants an enjoyable week and may the best pigeon on the day win.

    Best Regards,

     

    The Victoria Falls Team