Sunday 13 August 2023 started at 8.20 a.m. with good visibility, west-southwest wind, cloudy to fine 9,922 old birds & 20,328 youngsters (total 30,250 birds).
What a dream year for our friend Chris Debacker from West Flemish Beveren Leie! The 2023 racing season with birds and yearlings on the national middle-distance flights was again a real "highlight" for Chris. 1st national champion KBDB long middle distance and 2nd national ACE pigeon KBDB long middle distance is the culmination of an extremely successful travel season 2023.
On Friday, July 7th, 2023, the long-distance race in Barcelona started at 7:00 a.m. in very nice, warm weather and a south-easterly wind. There were a total of 16,561 pigeons at the start internationally. Belgium had the largest share with 6,533 pigeons.
After the grandiose top year 2021 with several national ACE pigeons in the middle distance and three Olympia ACE pigeons in Belgium, Eddy Schroeven was summarily excluded from the middle distance game 2022 in the big association!
On Saturday 24 June 2023 the national race Argenton (549 km) started at 7.00 a.m. in fine weather, no wind and good visibility with a total of 26,469 pigeons (11,259 birds and 15,210 yearlings).