Salt Lake City
The Bridger Mountain RPC located in Bozeman Montana flew their first 360 mile race from Salt Lake City, Utah on April 27, 2013. Five lofts sent 103 birds with Misa Smetana, son of renowned wildlife and outdoor photographer Dušan Smetana, clocked 1st, 2nd, 3rd,4th, 5th, 8th, and 9th. Dušan (Montana Loft) clocked 6th, 7th and 10th respectfully.
Conditions at release were clear, calm and 53 degrees with partly cloudy, 67 degrees and a West wind at 20 mph upon return.
The Bridger Mountain RPC also flew a 150 mile race from Idaho Falls with 6 lofts shipping 73 pigeons. Dušan took 1st and 2nd out of four pigeons sent.
Of note, Gene Yoes owner and editor of the Racing Pigeon Digest magazine flew his first race since moving to Montana from Louisiana and clocked in 17th, 18th , 23rd, 24th and 25th position.
Congratulations to the winners!