The Western Pigeon Federation was founded in Melbourne Australia in 1972. The Federation conducts pigeon races for fanciers in the western areas of Melbourne for over 120 members. The races are on four tracks west, northwest, north and northeast. There is also a race from Tasmania every season. The season starts in early July with a race from 200kms and ends in November with a race from 950kms.

PRESIDENT: RAY RUSSELL 

SECRETARY: MICHAEL PORTELLI

RING SECRETARY: PAULINE PULIS

10/09/17  RESULTS:  WPF $30,000 BREEDERS PLATE RACE 

The winner of today’s WPF $30,000 Breeders Plate race was Frank Briffa of the Werribee Club.  Frank clocked a yearling blue bar hen after seven hours, nine minutes and seven seconds, giving him a winning velocity of 1320.681 m.p.m.  On behalf of all our members, we congratulate him on his win and would like to extend our thanks to all who were involved.

 

 

 

 

10/11/17   LIBERATION DETAILS

In todays’ race from Mt. Hope, 4/11/17, 398 birds competing from 32 lofts were released at 6.30 am. Conditions at the race point were clear and sunny with little to no wind. Upon release, the birds all left the race point in one group within a minute and a half. For the trip home the birds are expected to encounter light winds all the way through to Melbourne, where winds are expected to be South Easterly 15-20 km/p/h in the later afternoon. Maximum temperature expected today is between 25-30 deg. Don’t forget production of clocks is at 8 pm. All the very best to everyone, on this our last race of the year.

Latitude:   -32  50   19.4          Longitude:   145    52    46.1

 

 

 

 

13/11/17    RESULTS :  MT. HOPE

The winner of our nineteenth, and last race of the season, from Mt. Hope, 13/11/17, was S & M Mifsud of the Green Gully club.  Clocking a yearling Blue Bar Pied Hen at 1.14.35 pm,  Shane and Maria took out first place with a flying time of 6 hours, 44 minutes and 35 seconds, giving them a winning velocity of 1369.644 m.p.m.  On behalf of all our members, we congratulate them on their win. 

 

 

 

RESULTS: SHORT SERIES 2017

The winner of the Short Series for 2017, was J & M Portelli of the Altona City Club.  Michael won the Short series by 81 points, with a total pointscore of 307 points.  On behalf of all the members of the Federation, we congratulate him on his win.

RESULTS:   LONG SERIES 2017

The winner of the Long Series for the 2017 season was J & J Pulis of the Deer Park Club. John and Joe won the Long series with a total pointscore of 134.  On behalf of all the members of the Federation, we congratulate them on their win.

RESULTS: COMBINED SERIES 2017

The winner of the combined series for 2017 was J & M Portelli of the Altona City Club.  Michael won the combined series with a total pointscore of 421 points.  On behalf of all the members of the Federation, we congratulate him on his win.

 

 

 

Transfer cards are available to download…just click on ‘FORMS’ at the top of the page to locate.

2017 Race Schedule

To view the 2017 Race Schedule please click on the link at the top of this page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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