Frank Briffa wins the WPF, Western Pigeon Federation $30,000 Breeders plate race, Melbourne Australia

WPF – Western Pigeon Federation Melbourne Australia

The celebrations were running hot in Melbourne Australia on Sunday, especially in the western suburb town of Werribee in Melbourne.

Pigeon Radio Australia would like to congratulate all the placegetters in the Western Pigeon Federation – WPF – Melbourne Australia, $30,000 Breeders plate race from Mount Hope, Sunday 10th September 2017.

Winner Frank Briffa from the Werribee club

Huge congratulations to the winner and another one accomplished flyer Mr. Frank Briffa from the Werribee club clocking his bird at 15:09:57 with a velocity of 1320.681 mpm.

Michael Portelli coming in at second place with a velocity of 1311.298 mpm, with his bird arriving at 15:12:02. 
In 3rd place, we have another one of Melbourne’s accomplished racing pigeon fancier Joe Denaro with his bird recording a velocity of 1291.954 mpm and arriving at 15:04:19In 4th place we have Victor Borg from Borg Majorca lofts and the newly formed St. Albans Invitation Racing Pigeon Club. His bird arrived at 15:09:18 and recorded a velocity of 1291.19.
Finally in the top 5 in 5th place, we have the president of the Western Pigeon Federation Ray Russell in team Russell and west, their bird arriving at 15:14:38 and recording a velocity of 1285.764.
Huge congratulations to the rest of the flyers in the TOP 10 listed as follows, Robert Ziaja and George Lup, Felix Lia, Charlie Abela, John and Joe Pulis and George Borg.
Listed you can view the full results of the big WPF $30,000 race. It is quite incredible and notable that you can take part in the fantastic sport of pigeon racing and win $30,000 from your back yard. Once again congratulations to all the participants.

Map showing the track from Mount Hope to Melbourne

FINAL OFFICIAL RESULTS
 
1 FRANK BRIFFA W’BEE 566,725 15:09:57 07:09:07 56 1320.681 00:00:00 B/Bar H WPF-16-10601
2 J & M PORTELLI A/CITY 566,606 15:12:02 07:12:06 -4 1311.298 00:03:04 B/Bar H WPF-16-10829
3 J DENARO UNITED 548,236 15:04:19 07:04:21 -2 1291.954 00:09:14 10 B/Bar H VRPU-16-134
4 BORG MAJORCA LOFTS ST. ALBANS INVITATION 554,366 15:09:18 07:09:21 -3 1291.19 00:09:35 16 B/Bar Pied H WPF-16-11732
5 RUSSELL & WEST S/SHINE 558,836 15:14:38 07:14:38 0 1285.764 00:11:29 3 B/Chq Pied H WTB-16-104
6 R. ZIAJA & G. LUP G/GULLY 549,892 15:07:50 07:07:53 -3 1285.154 00:11:31 11 B/Chq H WPF-16-10423
7 F.LIA G/GULLY 552,176 15:11:22 07:11:26 -4 1279.876 00:13:20 19 D/Chq H WPF-16-09773
8 C. ABELA A/CITY 566,405 15:23:29 07:23:33 -4 1276.993 00:14:40 14 B/Bar H PRV-16-1099
9 J & J PULIS D/PARK 555,912 15:17:10 07:17:13 -3 1271.489 00:16:17 B/Bar H WPF-16-10815
10 GEORGE BORG WILL/NEWPORT 564,449 15:24:05 07:24:02 4 1271.204 00:16:38 B/Bar H WPF-16-7138
11 BORG MAJORCA LOFTS ST. ALBANS INVITATION 554,366 15:16:49 07:16:52 -3 1268.974 00:17:06 16 B/Bar H WPF-16-11737
12 C & R MONTEBELLO W’BEE 572,431 15:32:40 07:31:46 57 1267.076 00:18:20 B/Bar C WPF-16-9702
13 MARCELLUS SMITH A/CITY 554,617 15:17:47 07:17:51 -4 1266.695 00:17:54 Griz H WPF-16-4377
14 L. PALIGORA A/CITY 567,909 15:28:39 07:28:43 -4 1265.64 00:18:42 14 B/Bar Pied H WPF-16-11043
15 M & M SAGGERS S/SHINE 571,512 15:32:29 07:32:33 -4 1262.882 00:19:48 5 B/Chq C WPF-16-8333
16 G. TRAN & SON G/GULLY 550,838 15:17:01 07:17:08 -7 1260.136 00:20:02 B/Bar H WPF-16-10486
17 RANNO FAMILY UNITED 530,730 15:01:51 07:01:53 -2 1258.012 00:20:01 2 B/Chq Pied H VRPU-16-2116
18 J & M PORTELLI A/CITY 566,606 15:32:59 07:33:03 -4 1250.659 00:24:01 B/Bar H WPF-16-10899
19 F. SCHEMBRI & SON D/PARK 556,694 15:25:39 07:25:43 -4 1248.998 00:24:12 B/Bar H WPF-16-2235
20 A & M VELLA special clubs 565,123 15:32:25 07:32:28 -3 1248.994 00:24:34 31 B/Chq H WPF-16-11061
21 R. ZIAJA & G. LUP G/GULLY 549,892 15:20:40 07:20:43 -3 1247.731 00:24:21 11 B/Bar C WPF-16-10435
22 FARRUGIA & BOGDAN A/CITY 569,615 15:37:08 07:37:12 -4 1245.888 00:25:54 B/Bar H PRV-16-1068
23 C. ABELA A/CITY 566,405 15:35:12 07:35:16 -4 1244.128 00:26:23 14 B/Bar H WPF-16-11025
24 BLACK & BLUE LOFTS UNITED 553,154 15:24:59 07:25:02 -3 1242.962 00:26:11 7 R/Chq C VRPU-16-13836
25 J & M PORTELLI A/CITY 566,606 15:36:16 07:36:20 -4 1241.661 00:27:18 B/Chq H WPF-16-10893
26 C. BONNICI A/CITY 566,844 15:36:40 07:36:44 -4 1241.093 00:27:31 7 B/Bar Pied H WPF-16-10092
27 L & B WYLLIE KEILOR 554,069 15:28:14 07:28:04 11 1236.578 00:28:32 B/Bar H WPF-16-10817
28 A & M VELLA special clubs 565,123 15:37:05 07:37:08 -3 1236.243 00:29:14 31 B/Chq Pied H PRV-16-3731
29 TENAGLIA BROS CS D/PARK 554,568 15:28:39 07:28:41 -2 1235.998 00:28:46 18 B/Bar H WPF-16-11763
30 J. GOODWIN WILL/NEWPORT 562,018 15:34:58 07:34:47 13 1235.794 00:29:14 B/Chq H WPF-16-11004
31 T & D BARBARA S/SHINE 552,231 15:27:10 07:27:14 -4 1234.783 00:29:05 B/Bar Pied H WPF-16-9793
32 JIM DAVIS special clubs 553,012 15:27:55 07:27:58 -3 1234.505 00:29:14 4 B/Chq C VRPU-16-359
33 EDDIE BONNICI G/GULLY 552,005 15:28:36 07:28:39 -3 1230.377 00:30:41 8 B/Bar H WPF-16-11900
34 C & M PENZA D/PARK 549,938 15:27:36 07:27:37 -1 1228.596 00:31:13 5 B/Bar H WPF-16-1806
35 RENO CACHIA & SON Y/VILLE 552,408 15:29:40 07:29:40 0 1228.483 00:31:23 7 B/Chq Pied H WPF-16-5284
36 C. BONNICI A/CITY 566,844 15:41:43 07:41:47 -4 1227.52 00:32:34 7 B/Bar H WPF-16-10095
37 L. PALIGORA A/CITY 567,909 15:42:51 07:42:55 -4 1226.816 00:32:54 14 B/Bar C WPF-16-11043
38 DERRIMUT PET FOOD ST. ALBANS INVITATION 568,395 15:43:16 07:43:20 -4 1226.762 00:32:57 B/Chq H WPF-16-11028
39 SHANNON REID A/CITY 568,407 15:43:23 07:43:30 -8 1226.322 00:33:07 2 B/Chq C STAW-16-27
40 JAYTEC LOFTS A/CITY 571,586 15:49:39 07:49:10 34 1218.298 00:36:22 B/Chq Pied H WPF-16-11710
41 S & M MIFSUD G/GULLY 553,965 15:35:06 07:35:10 -4 1217.075 00:35:42 7 B/Bar H WPF-16-9719
42 SAGGERS BROTHERS Y/VILLE 559,834 15:40:02 07:40:11 -10 1216.529 00:36:17 5 B/Bar H SCF-16-14044
43 RANNO FAMILY UNITED 530,730 15:16:27 07:16:29 -2 1215.932 00:34:37 2 B/Bar Pied H VRPU-16-2117
44 M. GUSMAN A/CITY 590,770 16:06:05 08:06:14 -10 1214.983 00:38:55 3 B/Bar H WPF-16-04293
45 WAYNE WILLIAMS special clubs 538,151 15:23:01 07:23:01 0 1214.742 00:35:32 9 B/Bar H WPF-16-10451
46 M. GUSMAN A/CITY 590,770 16:06:53 08:07:02 -10 1212.987 00:39:43 3 B/Bar H WPF-16-10871
47 C. ABELA A/CITY 566,405 15:48:19 07:48:23 -4 1209.286 00:39:30 14 B/Chq C 16-BAT-6156
48 ATTARD FAMILY D/PARK 553,923 15:38:04 07:38:07 -3 1209.138 00:38:41 2 B/Bar Pied H WPF-16-11122
49 L. PALIGORA A/CITY 567,909 15:50:07 07:50:11 -4 1207.855 00:40:10 14 B/Bar Pied C WPF-16-11045
50 M & S BONNICI MELTON1 551,052 15:38:41 07:38:44 -3 1201.255 00:41:29 B/Bar H WPF-16-9742
51 G. CALLEJAN & SON A/CITY 569,908 15:55:17 07:55:21 -4 1198.931 00:43:49 9 B/Bar Pied H WPF-16-11886
52 WAYNE WILLIAMS special clubs 538,151 15:30:25 07:30:25 0 1194.785 00:42:56 9 B/Chq H WPF-16-10448
53 G. CALLEJAN & SON A/CITY 569,908 15:59:03 07:59:07 -4 1189.506 00:47:35 9 BBH WPF-16-11884
54 SHANNON REID A/CITY 568,407 16:06:58 08:07:05 -8 1166.944 00:56:42 2 B/Bar C WTB-16-0116
55 RAYMOND MIFSUD G/GULLY 555,601 16:02:31 08:02:34 -3 1151.352 01:01:52 9 B/Chq H WPF-16-9754
56 JOE PACE & SON W’BEE 568,074 16:17:50 08:17:50 0 1141.093 01:07:42 7 B/Bar H WPF-16-10852
57 M. SANCHEZ special clubs 559,077 16:24:42 08:24:41 1 1107.775 01:21:22 5 B/Chq Pied H PRV-16-3269
58 RAY CAPLE MELTON1 547,002 16:23:07 08:23:05 2 1087.29 01:28:54 Mealy Pied H AUST-16-12046
Number of Birds: 239


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