Tipp-top form shown by Rasharkin lofts in race

MDC Magill, from Drumtara, topped both Harryville & New Antrim.
MDC Magill, from Drumtara, topped both Harryville & New Antrim.

Rasharkin & District HPS lofts filled the top places in the Mid-Antrim Combine in the recent race from Roscrea in County Tipperary.

William McFetridge was best recording velocity 1411 ahead of three birds for Danny Dixon.

W & J Smyth were best in Ballymena timing their Blue Ch Pied cock at 15.04hrs to record velocity 1398 for the 146 miles.

Mid Antrim Combine Roscrea 99/2609 – W McFetridge Rasharkin 1411, D Dixon Rasharkin 1405, D Dixon 1405, D Dixon 1405, W & J Smyth Ballymena 1398, D Dixon 1392, H Cubitt Rasharkin 1389, T Kaczynski Rasharkin 1382, Blair & Rankin Ballymena 1380, M/M Sempey Ballymena 1380, D Dixon 1377, MDC Magill Harryville 1376, J & M Milliken Rasharkin 1376, H Cubitt 1374, Steele & McNeill Rasharkin 1373, A Darragh Cullybackey 1373.

Ballymena & District 19/493 – W & J Smyth 1398, Blair & Rankin 1380, M/M M Sempey 1380, Blair & Rankin 1360, McFall & McManus 1349, W & J Smyth 1345, J Eagleson & Sons 1343, M/M M Sempey 1340, G Connolly 1339, 1336.

Ballykeel Inv – M/M M Sempey 1380, 1340, J W Reynolds 1203.

Harryville HPS 11/339 – MDC Magill 1376, A McBride 1351, J Rock 1351, R H Clements 1341, A McBride 1340, J Rock 1339, 1336, 1329, A McBride 1328, T Johnston & Son 1327. New Antrim Amalgamated – MDC Magill 1376, McFall & McManus 1349, 1325, MDC Magill 1323, 1317, 1313, K Wilkinson & Son 1312, 1312, R McFall & Son 1308.

Cullybackey HPS 17/601 – A Darragh 1373, Reid Bros & McCloy 1357, A Darragh 1354, Reid Bros & McCloy 1352, Russell Bros 1342, H & R McCloy 1333, Russell Bros 1331, H & R McCloy 1319, Gibson & Dickey 1319,1319, W Scott 1309, J & J Greer 1304.

Randalstown HPS 10/222 – Stewart Bros 1368, 1358, 1347, Percy Son & Murphy 1337, Houston Bros 1326, D Logan & Son 1323, Percy Son & Murphy 1320, 1320, D Logan & Son 1308, F & G & J Dickey 1299.

Broughshane & District 6/83 – J & N Simpson 1341, Mrs M Smyth 1329, J & N Simpson 1294, A Purvis 1287, Mrs M Smyth 1286, D Houston & Son 1277, A Purvis 1273, D Houston & Son 1254, J Getty 1230, 1211. Ahoghill Flying Club 9/255 – A & N Young 1341, M/M Robinson 1329, 1328, J Balmer 1326, C Young 1320, J Balmer 1319, Balmer Young & Sons 1312, T & G Balmer 1306, J Smyth & Sons 1280, W Livingstone 1252. Brooke Supplies 2 Bird Club – A & N Young 1341, M/M Robinson 1328.

Kells & District 15/351 – G McDowell 1339, B Swann & Son 1338, Scott & Clements 1335, G McDowell 1334, Scott & Clements 1332, Surgenor Bros 1311, B Swann & Son 1310, Surgenor Bros 1307. Sizzlers 2 Bird Club – Scott & Clements 1292, T Shanks & Son 1279, Scott & Clements 1269, J Millar & Son 1263, B Swann & Son 1262.