By THE NATION
The race’s president Narong Chearavanont announced yesterday at the event at Hotel Grand Mercure Bangkok Fortune that was also attended by Pattaya deputy secretary, Sub-Lieutenant Pramote Tubtim, and the Racing Pigeon International Association’s president, Suntorn Jarumon.
The race is guaranteed by FCI Racing Pigeon Grand Prix, a world class pigeon racing organization.
“In the first year, 1,547 pigeons were sent to participate in the race, and then increased to 2,130 and 3,230 in the second and third races” Narong said. “In this latest tournament, we will see 5,095 pigeons from 38 countries worldwide.
“The race will make Thailand better known and will as ever be supported by Charoen Pokphand Group,” he added.