This past Sunday POCKET ROCKET, daughter of POCKET POWER (Bliksem 16734 x Daughter Wittenbuik 370) and BONTE MARIEKE (Kromme x Marieke Junior), was 10th in a very tough race from TROMPSBURG 556km. Winning velocity 1184mpm. POCKET ROCKET also did well a few weeks ago in the race from Bloemfontein 447km finishing 11th.
POCKET POWER, father of Pocket Rocket, won two Combine races in 2015 for Jan Kruger of Paarl.
4 July 2015: 1st WCPTA Beaufort West 370km 1474mpm against 6208 pigeons.
29 August 2015: 1st 3-Bird Federated Board Hanover 590km 1275mpm against 1275 pigeons (7 min lead) and 1st Combine against 5252 pigeons with a 2 minute lead.
BONTE MARIEKE, the mother of Pocket Rocket, is turning out to be a good breeder and is also dam of:
NRHU P15/3627 - Raced by DE JAGER BROTHERS of Cape Town and winner of 2nd club 6th NRHU 15th WCPTA 333km 6618 pigeons, 2nd club 6th NRHU and 26th WCPTA 456km 4930 pigeons.
FB 15/11581 - Raced by JAN KRUGER of Paarl and winner 14th Federated Board 609km 7144 pigeons.
BONTE MARIEKE is only two years old and a lot is expected of her as a breeder. She is a full sister of Allie Kotze's 22661 and 22664 and Chappie Gertenbach's 22665, all three very good breeders and breeders of 1st prize winners.
Picture of POCKET POWER.