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

 

2020 BREEDERS PLATE & 2020 TRANSPORT/SQUEAKER SALES

For all details on our 2020 Transport/Squeaker Sales and the 2020 WPF Breeders Plate, please click on the “Special Races/Sales link on the top of our page.

 

LIBERATION REPORT:  1ST TINTINARA  17/08/19

In today’s race from Tintinara, 17/8/19, 2132 WPF birds competing from 75 lofts, along with 417 Geelong birds competing from 40 lofts, for a total of 2549 birds from 115 lofts were released at 8.15 am. Conditions at the race point are clear and sunny with a 5 km/p/h North Easterly wind. Upon release, within one minute the birds were headed for home all in one group. For the trip home the pigeons are expected to encounter clear and sunny conditions with North to North Easterly winds 15 – 25 km/p/h all the way through to Melbourne where winds are expected to increase slightly to 20-30 km/p/h. Don’t forget production of clocks is at 7 pm tonight. All the best to all.

Co-ordinates for today’s race:

Lat:    -35    52    12.6      Long:   140    4    20.5

 

 

 

RESULTS:  3rd KANIVA  03/08/19

 

The winner of our sixth race of the season from Kaniva 03/08/19 was Borg Majorca Lofts from the St. Albans Invitation Club. Vic clocked at 2.32.03 pm giving him a winning velocity of 1059.557 m.p.m.  This is Vic’s first Federation win of the season and on behalf of all our members, we congratulate him on his win.

RESULTS: C & J MORRIS 10 BIRD SPECIAL  03/08/19

The winner of our seventh race of the season, the C & J Morris 10 bird special from Kaniva was Vic Borg of the St. Albans Invitation club. Vic clocked at 4.10.55 pm giving him a winning velocity of 1032.0 m.p.m. With Vic flying two lofts this season each loft now has a Federation win under their belt. On behalf of all our members, we congratulate him on his win.

 

 

 

HAMPSHIRE LOFTS OPEN AUCTION SALE

 

Hampshire Lofts Open Auction Sale,  2 Sales to be Conducted
1st Sale Sunday 21st July 2019 Total Stock loft & Untrained 2017 Race Team
2nd Sale Wednesday 21st August 2019 Flown 2016 Race Team
Venue both Sales:  Liverpool Sales Centre Speed Street Liverpool, Sydney
Please take the time to review the linked catalogue below or contact Paul Farrugia M:0425299123

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RESULTS: SHORT SERIES 2018

The winner of the Short Series for 2018, 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 2018

The winner of the Long Series for the 2018 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 2018

The winner of the combined series for 2018 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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