Fort Sutter Racing Pigeon Club
FIRST-TIME EVER EAST-COAST AUCTION WITH 45 OUTSTANDING BIRDS
MIKE BATOR LOFT AUCTION
A Once in a Life Time: Saturday, November 15, 2008 Breeder:
Time Opportunity-Top Where: The Fort Sutter Clubhouse Mike Bator
Birds from the East 3235 23rd Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95820 On-Site
The membership of the Fort Sutter Racing Pigeon Club is thrilled to have The Loft of Mike Bator from upstate New
York here for his first auction west of the Rockies. Mike is well known as a flyer on the east coast, a successful
participation futurities and one-loft races and as an outstanding pigeon breeder. Alex Bieche, guest writer for “The
Digest” recommended Mike to FSC and he will bring 40 top pigeons here for auction. Mike will be on-site to assist
buyers and pairings from the available birds and/or to mix with your existing birds. Mike is known for his Spanjaard
and Smeulder Janssen lines and VanLoon families. Many of Mike’s top Janssens were originally from JoJo
International Lofts. Don’t miss this opportunity to add to your loft. While working long hours operating his
business, Mike has been concentrating on futurities, one-loft races and providing breeders for auctions like this one
for the past several years. In the years just before that, Mike won seven average speeds in both young and old,
competing against tough competition in the state of New York. In one Buffalo Futurity, Mike placed 2nd-12th against
29 lofts, 704 birds. The families also continue to dominate the clubs in the very competitive New Jersey Combine.
Futurities/Classics: To name just a few of Mike’s recent successes: The Gulf Coast Classic, The World Trade
Center Race, Chicago/Elgin Club, Canadian Triple Crown(2nd), and the Bay Area Classic (equal 1st),
Flyers who have scored breeding Mike’s Birds: To name just a few: Bill Mittiu and Stanley Garaebcz,
Chicago, Illinois; Stan Rebejko, Ontario, Canada; Bob Phillip, Ohio; Sam Semmont, West Virginia; Bob Duhra,
Alberta, Canada; Joel Ameoden, Medford, Massachusetts; Eric Miele, Boston, Massachusetts.
Birds on display: 9:30 a.m. Auction: 11:00 Lunch/comments from Dr. Smith to follow.
Auctioneer—Fort Sutter’s own Bob Rapozo. More Information: www.fortsutterracingpigeonclub.org
Advance bids, due day before auction: Phone in: (916) 791-2030; FAX: (800) 262-4387; Email: email@example.com
For specific information on any of the 45 lots listed on the reverse, contact Mike Bator (716) 807 4149 in New York.
Use club house number for live bidding on auction day (916) 452-2582 ( Call prior to 11 a.m. for live-bid set up ).
Dr. Jeanne Smith, DVM., Avian Health Services, Placerville, CA
Dr. Jeanne Smith, well-known veterinarian specializing in the care and treatment of racing pigeons and other birds will be
available for Drop Flotations, Cultures, Throat Swabs and other services at reduced rates from 10:00 a.m. until the conclusion of
the auction at which time she will take a few minutes to speak to the audience about the state of racing pigeon health. Bring your
birds to Dr.Smith prior to 11:00 a.m.) Don’t miss this opportunity to have your birds examined without an office visit prior to the
beginning of the breeding season.
Directions: (Clubhouse phone is (916) 452-2582 if lost!!!) Off Highway 99, take the 12th Ave. off-ramp, go west to Franklin Blvd. South to 23rd Ave.,
turn east to clubhouse.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the City of Hope, Junior Flyers, Maple School and the C S R P O Scholarship Fund.
Birds purchased at this auction may be charged to your VISA, MASTERCARD OR DISCOVER CARD
Important Information and details on Auction Birds on the Reverse
Lot Band No. Color Sex Description
1. 06 BUF 1829 DC C VAN MORSEL JANSSEN-(IInbred Campbell Gooden 14) placed high in Canada with youngster from this cock
2. 08 BUF 0253 BC SMEULDERS JANSSEN
3. 08 BUF 0313 BC SPANJAARDS JANSSEN
4. 08 BUF 0271 BB STIEHLEBAUCH
5. 08 BUF 0252 BB STIEHLEBAUCH
6. 08 BUF 0264 BB VAN LOON
7. 08 BUF 0268 BB VAN LOON
8. 01 CU 0847 DC C Top KAIZER Merx JANSSEN-- Foundation quality that has bred diploma winners
9. 08 BUF 0379 BC DE KLAK
10. 08 BUF 0383 BC DE KLAK
11. 08 BUF 0342 BC VAN MORSEL JANSSEN-See Lot Number One
12. 08 BUF 0366 BC VAN LOON
13. 08 BUF 0384 BC SPANJAARD JANSSEN
14. 08 BUF 0372 BB SMEULDERS JANSSEN
*15. 07 BUF 0966 BB C SMEULDERS JANSSEN Bred for Stock- 80% of breeders are related to this outstanding bird
16. 08 BUF 0394 BB DELBAR
17. 08 BUF 0350 BB HEKKENKLACK JANSSEN
18. 08 BUF 0309 ARISTONA
19. 08 BUF 0265 BB JANSSEN
20. 08 BUF 0358 ARISTONA
21. 08 BUF 0328 SPL HEKKENKLACK JANSSEN
22. 08 BUF 0381 BC JANSSEN
23. 08 BUF 0272 BC JANSSEN
*24. 08 BUF 0369 BC H Millionaire Deklak family. Eric Miele (Boston) bred several winners from this bird’s bros. A flyer from
Canada has a cousin to this bird. The flyer won 5 races in the club placing in the top 10 in Toronto Combine (1200-1600 birds).
*25. 07 BUF 0998 BB C Delbar-First Year Breeder already one daughter placed 4th in the Chicago One-Loft Race.
26. 08 BUF 0308 LC HEKKENKLACK JANSSEN
27. 08 BUF 0349 BC SPANJAARDS JANSSEN
28. 06 BUF 0308 BC HEKKENKLACK JANSSEN
29. 08 BUF 0275 DC SPANJAARDS JANSSEN
30. 06 CU 1498 RED SPANJAARDS JANSSEN- 531 SHOWGUN Line
31. 08 BUF 0361 BB JANSSEN STICHLEBUCH
32. 08 BUF 0364 BB JANSSEN STICHLEBUCH
33. 08 BUF 0377 BB JANSSEN STICHLEBUCH
34. 08 BUF 0310 BB JANSSEN STICHLEBUCH
35. 08 BUF 0374 BB SMEULDERS JANSSEN
*36. 07 BUF 973 Slate H Grand Dau. of Aristona. A sister to this bird is one of top breeders in Boston with one youngster being
the Bird of the Year in Mike’s Boston club; and also placed 5th Bird of the Year in the Boston Concourse.
37. 08 BUF 0282 RED ARISTONA JANSSEN
38. 05 CU 17623 BB JANSSEN
39. 03 BUF 0287 BC HEKKENKLACK JANSSEN
40. 08 BUF 0287 BB SMEULDERS JANSSEN
41. 06 CU 6273 BC DELBAR
*42. 03 CU 347 RED Foundation Delbar Janssen –Hates to depart with this one. What a purchase to kick start a winning loft
43. 08 BUF 0284 BB KAISER JANSSEN
44. 08 BUF 0327 BB KAISER JANSSEN
45. 08 BUF 0375 BB KAISER JANSSEN
* No One should leave the viewing room at Fort Sutter without enjoying the handling and inspecting of each of the birds listed in bold type.
Eric Miele bred Mike birds producing four birds that have won between 4 and 8 diplomas each. In addition to these club diplomas, one bird
was YB of the Year and another won the North Section in Boston. Sam Semmont “My wife and I met Mike Bator at his auction. I purchased
a Deverona hen that bred a Champion Interstate Young Bird. She was consistently in the clock. I have bought additional birds from Mike w/
real good results. We have been a force to recon with. A lot of our success is in part Mike Bator and his birds. Take the time to get to know
him. He is a straight forward-upfront man who put us on top of the sheets.” Joel Ameoden: Birds bred from Mike’s birds…MAL 919-won two
races in a row including north concourse section.; 5th in New England YB Open and Spindle City Bond Race. Digest Bird of the Year. MAL
1499-Race Winner. MAL 1491 won $20,000 one of only nine day birds in the Auction Race.