This weeks race is the Young Bird Derby from Cleveland, Qld. There is a 10 bird limit, young birds only, with no surplus to be sent. The birds are expected to be liberated at 7am again. * * * * * * * * Don't forget the meeting at Port Macquarie on Sunday. See details below.
Friday 23rd August 2019 7:33PM
The truck arrived at Cleveland at 7.30am, so they have had plenty of rest. If the weather is fine, as expected, they should be able to go up at 6.45am in the morning.
FORECAST - CLEVELAND - Saturday - Partly cloudy. Light SW winds. - - - - - - - MID NORTH COAST - Saturday - Sunny. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.
The birds were released at 6.45am, in clear skies with little to no wind. They were all away together ok, and stayed low, heading South West. They were out of sight in about a minute and a half. Good luck to everyone!