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Against pigeon racing

Prominent lawyer Michael Mansfield QC argued a PETA campaign against pigeon racing. Less than a quarter of pigeons that enter originally South Africa's Million Dollar Pigeon Race (SAMDPR) complete series, according to animal charity.…

Pigeon racing at the time

Most of the amateurs were laborers who earned only a reasonable monthly salary. With the exception of a doctor, dentist and teacher, most amateurs had to save money to indulge their passion for pigeon racing. Prize money has been kept to…