DG Davies and were out in front during the latest Amman Valley Pigeon Club race, which was flown from Maidstone on Sunday.

The family-run loft claimed the red card after a scrappy race with saw long gaps between birds making it home. The winner arrived a full 15 minutes ahead of its nearest rival, completing the 195 miles in four hours and 58 minutes.

Results: 1st DG Davies and son; 2nd K Bryan; 3rd S Evans; 4th DG Davies and son; 5th K Bryan; 6th K Bryan.

The race was sponsored by Broadleaf.