​​ North America's Premier Loft
​for 'Janssen of Arendonk

​​ Our lofts house a magnificent imported collection of the World Famous Janssen of Arendonk Legendary Strain. Featuring  3 'Originals directly from the Brothers, 12 children of the 'Originals directly from the Brothers​​, ​and 3 Grand Children from the Originals'

​​​​Midnight Blue Racing Lofts​

​​   midnightbluelofts@gmail.com
651-252-5692

​​Midnight Blue Racing Lofts .... is a racing and performance loft.  We have many accomplishments in the past 35 years.  Below are some of the 'Highlights' of our 100% Janssen of Arendonk Racers ... We began with the Janssen Family in 2009, and started racing them in 2014.

​​ 1st Concourse - 300 Miles - 27 Lofts - 127 Pigeons​​
1st Federation - 400 Miles - 24 Lofts - 441 Pigeons
1st Concourse - 434 miles - 36 Lofts - 335 Pigeons
1st FAOL - 300 Miles - 154 Pigeons
1st Concourse Classic - 2/Bird Nom - 48 Lofts - 236 Pigeons
2nd Topeka National - 400 Miles - 107 Lofts - 1,606 Pigeons
3rd Concourse Classic Average Speed
4th Topeka National 400 Miles - 211 Lofts - 2,862 Pigeons
​6th Concourse - 122 Miles - 36 Lofts - 162 Pigeons
7th Concourse - 122 Miles - 36 Lofts - 162 Pigeons

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1st Concourse - 113 Miles - 35 Lofts - 145 Pigeons
10th Concourse - 113Miles - 32 Lofts - 133 Pigeons
34th Concourse - 113 Miles - 38 Lofts - 439 Pigeons
​45th Concourse - 113 Miles - 34 Lofts - 456 Pigeons


​​ This is a partial list ...we have several more finishes in the top 10% of competition, and the top 20% of competition.
We are a small team racing loft, and we average about five pigeons per race in any given competition.
​We specialize in Old Bird competition racing 100 thru 450 Miles ..  entering about 7 races each year ...including the Topeka National Classic which averages five thousand pigeons.

​​ 8th Concourse - 100 Miles - 33 lofts - 143 Pigeons​​
8th Concourse - 100 Miles - 28 Lofts - 124 Pigeons
9th Concourse -  100 Miles - 20 Lofts - 85 pigeons
12th Concourse - 122 Miles - 36 Lofts - 165 Pigeons
13th Concourse - 122 Miles - 36 Lofts - 165 Pigeons
14th Concourse - 300 Miles - 35 Lofts - 335 Pigeons
23rd Concourse - 122 Miles - 43 Lofts - 576 Pigeons
​38th Federation - 300 Miles - 29 Lofts - 464 pigeons
​40th Concourse - 446 Miles - 23 Lofts - 238 Pigeons

​​Beginning in 1886 and still going strong 
                                                                   ​Janssen of Arendonk

​​ Our Originals..... Born and Bred at the legendary lofts of the world famous Janssen Brothers of Arendonk

​​ Schone Donkeren
Belg.2006.6056131
Blue Check Cock
Bred by the Janssen Brothers
​of Arendonk Belgium

100% Janssen Brothers
Of Arendonk 

​​ The strength and depth of The Janssens of Arendonk are the core of our Breeding Lofts here at 'Midnight Blue

​​ Blauwen 77
Belg.2009.6233677
Blue Bar Cock
Bred by the Janssen Brothers
​of Arendonk Belgium

100% Janssen Brothers
Of Arendonk 

​​ We keep this family pure and uninterrupted, here is one of the finest collections of this famous strain in the entire world

​​ Geschelpt Klamperke
Belg.2005.6450508
Blue Check Hen
Bred by the Janssen Brothers
​of Arendonk Belgium

100% Janssen Brothers
of Arendonk 

​​ Below are the pedigrees to our direct children from the 'Originals' Janssen of Arendonk at it's best

​​ The Janssen Brothers of Arendonk....  A tribute to their legacy and their pigeons ....  

​​Louis, Jef, Charel, and Adriaan
​in the back yard

​​Louis leaving for ship out

​​Louis with the breeders

​​The back yard lofts, the avairy, and the famous well

​​Adriaan the Master Breeder

​​Charel the Loft manager

​​Jef, Sister Irma, Adriaan, Louis, Charel, and Vic

​​The brothers loved their 'Blue Checkers'

​​Their main lofts were located in the attic of their house ... an inside view ...

​​So simple, yet so powerful !

​​Charel under the 'table'

​​Louis and Charel always in their lofts with their beloved pigeons