After a slow start, Martial changed gear and won two group competitions in two weekends

Doctor Martial Maindrelle is a very busy man, his practice and his patients leave him very little free time for pigeons, especially in these times of global pandemic. 


Martial Maindrelle


After a start to the season below expectations due to a lack of flying time, training and preparation, but also due to capricious weather where the pushing winds dominated which undoubtedly put the colony at a disadvantage. The first victory came at the Pressac competition (345 km), the third competition of the season, which was a very selective competition with staggered entries for everyone except Martial where the arrivals followed one another at a good pace.

On this day Martial was more serene because the previous week the pigeons had shown the beginnings of the rise in form, with a very good percentage of prizes, 47% of prizes on 126 pigeons engaged of which 37 prizes by 10, not bad for a loft which was not yet at the top!

  •  Pressac, 30 May 2021 (345 km): 1°, 2°, 3°, 14°, 15°, 17°, 18°, 19°, 31°, 34°, 35°, 38°, 39°, 40°, 41,° …. / 1081 pigeons (59/125)
  •  Saint-Maure-de-Tourai, 6 June 2021 (235 KM): 1°, 2°, 3°, 8°, 10°, 11°, 12°, 13°, 14°, 16°, 17°, 18°….. / 573 pigeons (44/87)


Here is the winner of the Pressac competition


FR-19-009362 is a very good nest sister of the 3rd national ace pigeon half-distance with three 1st prizes on the counter, this female was sold in spring in Austria

2/ Oliball (Son of Olympic Cannonball x Olivia )


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