2019 EDC Breeder/Buyer on April 5th

7th March 2019


    The first event of the  new season  is the holding of the East Down Combine Breeder/Buyer sale. This Year the date is April 5th , just over a week before the first scheduled race of the new season  and the relevant information on this for everyone is ;

Only EDC members can buy birds ,but NIPA and Ulster Fed members can enter birds for sale with a maximum of 2 birds per member.

There will be 4 Prizes ,1st -50% ,   2nd  25%,    3rd   -15%   4th   10% 

50% to breeder & 50% to buyer 

To be raced for in the 1st Skibbereen YB Derby 

Auction will be held in the Temple Golf & Country Club on Friday 5th April 2019
Auction time 8pm 
Auctioneer Doley Croskery

IMPORTANT :   1)The buyer must race the bird to their loft 
                                    2) Birds Ring numbers cannot be changed under any circumstances 
                 3) All Breeder/Buyers must be claimed on the Derby Envelopes  

    The address of the Temple Golf & Country club is     66 Church Road 
                                BT27 6UP

For further information contact Dorothy Smyth on 07789231086

    This is a very popular event and for those who like statistics this event has become very well supported  over the last few years when  the prize money has been ;
 2013    £1775
 2014      £1750 
 2015      £ 2760
 2016    £ 3430
 2017      £ 3185 
2018       £3015
      So now is the chance to help make this year’s prize money even bigger . Last Year the winners were D Croskery & son racing a bird bred by Cloughey’s Harper & Young with each loft winning £753 .2nd was also the lofts of D Croskery & son  who were also  the breeders winning them a total here of  £752 for this 2nd place . The Dundonald partnership of J Young & ptnrs  were 3rd  being both the racers and breeders  winning £452.and 4th were B C T Foulis & Gill also of Dundonald  with a bird bred by B Hogg & Sons  each winning £150 . 



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