Next, a pigeon fancier from Dumfries is enjoying huge success racing birds - just two years after taking up the hobby.
Linda Hay has achieved the rare feat of winning two major races back-to-back, with father and son pigeons. Her reputation is growing, as well as her collection of birds. Jonny Blair has more.
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