2004 was the second year for the GNEO OB Special. Any GNEO banded bird is eligible to fly this race. Twenty-six lofts entered 151 birds this year. The birds were released at 7 a.m. from Freedom, IN. by race secretary Dave Sturm. Weather at the release point was partly cloudy with winds from the East at 3 to 4 mph and 53 degrees. Weather was sunny, with East / Northeast winds 3 to 8 mph and 68 degrees when birds arrived. Tony Conti clocked the first bird at 15:29:11. AU-02-GNEO-887 BBH flew 338.240 miles to win by 4 minutes and 11 seconds. Congratulations Tony! Second Place was won by Horst Uebel with AU-03-GNEO-501 BBC flying 312.912 miles and arriving at 14:55:15. Third Place went to Agee Family Loft, AU-03-GNEO-1558 BCC flew 324.462 miles arriving at 15:15:39.


Tony Conti

AU-02-GNEO-887 Wins 2nd Annual GNEO OB Special!

Station: Freedom, IN. (300) --- Released: 07:00 --- Birds: 151 --- Lofts: 26

1st

T & S Conti

AU-02-GNEO-877-BBH

15:29:11

338.240

00.00

1169.132

2nd

Uebel

AU-03-GNEO-501-BBC

14:55:15

312.912

04.11

1158.811

3rd

Agee Family Loft

AU-03-GNEO-1558-BCC

15:15:39

324.462

07.12

1152.130

4th

Yohe Loft

AU-00-GNEO-2197-BCC

15:18:06

324.410

09.44

1146.279

5th

Yohe Loft

AU-02-GNEO-164-BCC

15:18:10

2/8

09.48

1146.126

6th

H. Nelson

AU-01-GNEO-475-BCH

16:00:52

350.041

13.55

1139.046

7th

Ludwig

AU-01-GNEO-1483-BBC

14:34:38

294.086

11.55

1138.481

8th

H. Nelson

AU-99-GNEO-638-BBSPC

16:02:56

2/5

15.59

1134.711

9th

Ludwig

AU-01-GNEO-1482-BBH

14:36:40

2/6

13.57

1133.412

10th

Uebel

AU-02-GNEO-1553-BBC

15:06:17

2/3

15:13

1132.519

11th

Uebel

AU-03-GNEO-224-DCC

15:07:26

3/3

16.22

1129.847

12th

B. Rostocil

AU-03-GNEO-1041-SILC

15:00:27

308.257

16.24

1129.217

13th

Roloff

AU-02-GNEO-1131-BCC

15:42:10

334.840

18.06

1128.602

14th

T & S Conti

AU-02-GNEO-2023-BBC

15:50:18

2/12

21.07

1122.577

15th

Agee Family Loft

AU-03-GNEO-169-BCC

15:29:17

2/14

20.50

1121.288

16th

T & S Conti

AU-03-GNEO-074-BCC

15:52:28

3/12

23.16

1118.009

18th

Sabol

AU-03-GNEO-1599-BCC

15:18:57

316.135

23.02

1115.137

21st

Koenig

AU-02-GNEO-2087-DCWFC

15:04:02

304.879

25.04

1008.575

22nd

R. Bell

AU-03-GNEO-374-SLTC

16:22:29

350.240

35.14

1095.895

23rd

Przeracki

AU-02-GNEO-117-SILC

16:04:18

329.284

48.35

1064.743

25th

Schlabach

AU-02-GNEO-884-BCC

14:57:48

288.441

43.35

1062.487

30th

H. Jones

AU-03-GNEO-603-BCC

15:54:22

321.380

50.33

1058.503

31st

Bedell

AU-00-GNEO-640-BCC

15:30:16

306.808

48.24

1058.235

33rd

W. Gallick

AU-03-GNEO-532-BCC

16:18:09

333.201

56.33

1050.674

41st

Wilson

AU-01-GNEO-1016-BBC

16:05:30

304.646

1.26

982.909

43rd

Arrow Loft

AU-01-GNEO-1037-BBC

17:01:57

322.958

1.55

944.275

45th

Kohli

AU-03-GNEO-1101-BBH

16:41:18

298.404

2:12

903.477

No clockings were reported for 7 lofts

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