Reference for Mr Billy Kitchenbrand
What a great honour and privilege to write something to a champion pigeon racer, my best friend and mentor.
I have been involved with racing pigeons since 1983. I stopped from the sport in 2002 due to being an athletics coach and teacher I am too busy.
In 2012 I was teaching at EG Jansen Boksburg and this fellow walked into my class his surname KITCHENDBRAND. “Does your father race pigeons?” I immediately enquired. Yes Sir. Long and short through Billy`s son Ivan we became friends and he encouraged me to start again. I formed a partnership with my brother that still raced in Heidelberg OERF. I purchased 10 babies from Billy in 2012 for racing. In the 2013 season Arno`s Racers won 6 races in the YB section with these baby’s and also ended up 3rd position in the OERF young Birds. The roll these birds from Billy played was insane. 2014 the partnership between my brother and me ended unfortunately. I stopped completely.
2017 I moved to a new premises and I could not wait start to up again. I managed to purchase another 10 Babies from Billy for my first season in the OERF. 6 of the 10 made it by scoring multiple times in the club and FED. I managed to end 9th in the fed YB and 3rd FED middle distance in my first year back. Amongst these 10 babies I bought I have to mention one outstanding cock, no in fact the best racer I ever owned Blue cock 5858 GPU 18. I flew this Cock 16 weeks in a row in one season scoring 13 times at FED level. A double winner and FED winner. 2020 season already scoring 1st 2nd and 3rd. At the end of 2019 I purchased another 30 babies from Billy for racing this year. I had a smash 6th Toss from 120km where I lost many babies. 23 of Billys made it home. As a direct result of the Covid 19 pandemic I decided to race in the strong GPU. By the time of this reference we have 4 races left for the season. The GPU rule is that only YB that rings are issued after 1st of May are allowed to race as YB. So I Have 23 YB available to race for 12 weeks.
What a season it turned out to be. World-class pigeons that are able to race week after week that I obtained from Billy.
Arnos Racers won up to date 8 club races 6 divisional races in GPU -1x 1st overall GPU -1x 2nd GPU- 2x 1st overall GPU Sprint and also a Gauteng Combine from Reddersburg with Blue cock 10268 GPU 19 now a double winner in his first year. I have also the best YB in the division and another 9 best birds in the top 15 in the division of the GPU. We are leading Club and Division single and all bird points.
Billy thanks if it was not for your friendship and pigeons I would have been where I am today. I really can recommend these pigeons from a MASTER fancier to any fancier over the world. This is for sure the best opportunity to all fanciers to obtain winning genes that will take your loft to the next level .
DON’T MISS THIS UPERTUNITY
May you be Blessed my friend
Saturday Dewetsdorp ii Arno’ Racers sent 17 pigeons 13 Top 100 UNION GPU