Their national first prize from Agen against 6,638 pigeons was the first national victory for the successful Verweij – De Haan combination, which is located in Mijdrecht in The Netherlands.
They had won several top prizes and teletext prizes but it was eventually their pigeon Balotelli that won a national first prize, beating the entire pack in the race from Agen. He was not only the best of 6,638 old birds, he was also the fastest against 11,673 Dutch pigeons. 2015 was a splendid season for this loft, with no less than 12 top 100 prizes in national extreme long distance races, including 3 prizes per 10.
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