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

 

2019 BREEDERS PLATE : MURRAY BRIDGE

To view all the sale dates and information about this year’s Breeders Plate from Murray Bridge, please click on the ‘Sales/Special Races’ tab at the top of this page.

 

 

 

2018 CONDOBLIN BREEDERS PLATE WINNER

Congratulations to the winner of this year’s Breeders Plate race, Charlie Abela of the Altona City Club. Charlie took out the first place by clocking a yearling Blue Bar cock at 4.28.03 pm, giving him a flying time of 8.58.01 and a winning velocity of 1061.03. The winning bird was raced by Charlie and bred by Felix Lia of the Green Gully club giving them each a $15,000 winners cheque.

 

 

 

10/11/18 COLLARENABRI LIBERATION DETAILS

In today’s race from Collarenabri, 10/11/18, 292 WPF birds competing from 27 lofts, along with 41 Geelong birds, for a total of 333 birds were released at 6.15am. Conditions at the race point were clear and sunny with no wind. Upon release, the birds all cleared the race point in one group within three minutes.
For the trip home the birds are expecting to encounter sunny conditions and light winds all the way through to Melbourne, where winds are expected to tend South Easterly to South Westerly 15-25 km/p/h in the evening. Don’t forget production of clocks is 8 pm tonight or 7 pm Sunday night if no birds are clocked. All the very best to all.
A reminder to members interested in this year’s presentation night: Tickets are selling fast and seats are limited. Please contact M.Portelli or C. Grech VRPU for tickets asap.

Co-ordinates for Coonamble:

 Latitude:   -29   32   46.7    Longitude:   148    34    32.9

 

 

 

 

 

RESULTS: COONAMBLE  21/10/18

In our twentieth race of the season from Coonamble, 21/10/18, the winner was the Untouchables from the United club.  Clocking a yearling blue bar hen at 07.15.21 am on Sunday morning, they took out first place in the Federation with a flying time of 13.52.21 and a velocity of 970.073 mpm.  On behalf of all the 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have you found a racing pigeon?  Please click below to report it.  (If it has a ring on its’ leg it’s a racing pigeon)

Please note: This number is ONLY for the reporting of lost racing pigeons.  If you find a wild pigeon or any other type of bird and are unsure of what to do with it, please contact either the RSPCA or your local veterinary clinic.

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