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Messac Race report

on Tuesday, 14 June 2016 20:38.

Latest Race Report for Messac is now available...click here Messac race report



on Monday, 30 May 2016 19:56.

click here for the Fougeres report....full race report now available.

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Important News

Race Advisors, Tarbes Grand National Latest News: - Saturday 23/07/16, the birds have been liberated at 6.10 hrs into a light Southerly wind, variable on route. They cleared in brilliant sunshine.

Saintes Result now uploaded - Click onto 'Race Info', then select, 'LATEST RACE RESULTS', then select, 'Saintes' and 'Final'.

Saintes race report now on line - Full race report...click here

Tarbes Grand National Online Race Entry - Is now enabled. Entries (Online and postal), will cease to be accepted on Saturday 16th July at 12 midnight. Also be aware that Marking day is Tuesday 19th July correct on page 71 in the handbook and not as stated on page 20 which is incorrect!

Ancenis Result Now Uploaded - Click onto 'Race Info', then select 'LATEST RACE RESULTS', then select, 'Ancenis' and 'Final'. 

Saintes National Latest News - The birds at Saintes have been liberated at 9.00 hrs in no wind and cleared very quick. 

Saintes National Online Race Entry - is now enabled. Entries will cease to be accepted on Monday 27th June at 12 midnight. Don't delay, don't miss out!

Messac Result Now Uploaded - Click onto 'Race Info', then select, 'LATEST RACE RESULTS', then select, 'Messac' and 'Final'.

Race Advisors LATEST ANCENIS National News - 18/06/16 The birds at Ancenis have been liberated at 06.30 hrs in no wind and cleared very quick.

Messac race report - Click here Messac race report

 ANCENIS NATIONAL ONLINE RACE ENTRY NOW ENABLED. Entries close on Monday 13th June at 12 midnight. If posting, you must post no later than Sat 11th June-morning to comply with racing rule 11. Late postal entries may be refused!

FOUGERES NATIONAL RESULT - Now uploaded. Click onto 'Race Info', then 'LATEST RACE RESULTS' and select 'Fougeres' and 'Final'. 

Race Advisors LATEST MESSAC National News - 05/06/16 The birds at Messac have been liberated at 9.40 am in no wind and cleared well.

Race 2, Messac Race Entry - is now enabled. Click on to 'Members', then select 'RACE ENTRY'. Race entries will cease to be accepted on Monday at 12 midnight.

Race Advisors Latest Fougeres News - 22/05/16. The birds have been liberated at 9.30 hrs in a Light North West wind.  Good luck and best wishes to all competitors. 

Change to Handbook Re Welsh Marking Station - The Welsh marking Station at Llanhilleth has now changed its venue and is called Cwmtillery. The new address is Bridgend Inn, Penybont Road, Cwmtillery, Abertillery, NP13 1JF. I/c remains as Mr. G. Clayton tel. No. 07929 032530.

Race 1, Fougeres Race Entry - is now enabled on this website, login, click onto 'Members', then select 'RACE ENTRY'. Race entries will cease to be accepted on Monday 16th May at 12.00 midnight.

Distances - The members distances are now uploaded, after logging in, click on to 'Race Info', then 'RACE DISTANCES'.

Kingsteignton Marking Station - The I/c Andrew Mabin has new telephone numbers which replaces the one listed in the handbook: - Mobile 07914 696400. Home Tel. No. 01548 821594

Notice - We are advising you that due to the supplier of our handbook going in to receivership, just as the handbook was starting to be printed there will be a delay in you receiving your handbook. They have agreed to continue to  print the handbook  with a few days delay, however with some help from local fanciers to post it out to you, we expect you to receive the handbook by 12th/13th May. As a contingency plan we are sending out by post the race entry forms part A and B for the first 2 races together with verification forms. These will leave by 1st class post on 4th May allowing you plenty of time to have your entries posted back to our secretary to arrive no later than the 16th May. Alternatively you can enter on line. As you could well imagine this came as a complete shock to us, more especially as it came on the Friday before the bank holiday break giving us little or no time to sort something out. However due to some hard work by our treasurer we managed to get a commitment from the receivers to continue printing. On behalf of the committee I can only apologise for this delay and in the future will ensure that your handbooks reach you in ample time, as like yourselves I look forward to the postman putting it through the letterbox. Philip Curtis, Chairman.

2016 Race Entry Forms - Now available to download

CELEBRATING OUR PATRONS BIRTHDAY - We wish Her Majesty the Queen a very happy birthday! Don't forget Race 3 - Ancenis - incorporating HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN 90th birthday trophy presented by J K Edwards Esq. Read about our further celebrations - Click on to - HRH Birthday Celebrations

NOTICE - Our forum is now live, click on to 'Members' then select 'FORUM'.

2016 Handbook - The 2016 Season handbook is now online. Click on to 'Info' then select 'HANDBOOK'. Handbooks will be sent out by post, end of April.

NOTICE - We wish to thank all donors and purchasers for contributing to both very successful auction sales and we wish the purchaser of each lot, good luck.

BREAKING NEWS - Auction Sale 2 - Check out the Sale List - Auction List 2

Click onto the clubs Auction Site Click this link: - AUCTION. The sale will finish on Sunday 3rd April, there are 30 lots, check out the finishing times in the file Finishing Times of Each Lot. Don't be disappointed.

Auction Sale, check out the Sale List: - Auction List 2016

Check out the clubs new 2016 Auction Site & Sale. There are fantastic birds on offer (50 Lots) with the sale starting on 14th Feb and finishing on Sunday 21st Feb. Click this link: - AUCTION 

 Latest News - Check out the new 2016 Management Committee and contact details, click onto the menu option, 'Info' then, 'WHO'S WHO'

Latest News - Notice to inform the membership that Bishop Stortford has sadly closed down. Mr. J. Searle has done a great job. In replacement the New Marking Station will be: -  Brook orchard, Brook Road, Bassingbourn, Royston, SG8 5NS. The new I/c is: - Kevin Grace – Tel. No. 07580 223333. E-mail: - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Blackpool weekend- latest national notes   -blackpool2016.pdf

Read the report of the 2016 AGM here- nfc agm2016.pdf

If the Devil was to cast his net - 2015 Dinner and presentation- click here to read the  full report and view the photos.2015 nfc presentation.pdf

Engineered to succeed-The Rob Rome family. Click here to read an article on the national sucesses of Rob Rome over the past 4 year - Rob Rome.pdf

 Williams and Hassell - a well kept secret. Click here to read the loft report on the inaugural winners of The Mark Gilbert International Trophy. williams and Hassall.pdf

  Numbers in Baskets

Click on to the file to read re numbers put in baskets: -


       Verify your race bird online SAVE THE PREMIUM RATE PHONECALL!

Once you have logged in as a member, (follow the login instructions on the login page), all members can now verify their birds re Racing Rule 26. Click on the 'Members' menu bar and then select 'RACE VERIFICATION'. Ensure you enter the correct details! You will receive an e-mail, now with a verification number, to prove your verification to the clock station.

     2015 Race Entry Forms

 Now available to download!

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