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Look, up there, here they come,...ewwwwmohair_chair
Sep 8, 2003 7:39 AM
I was reading about the "Landuyt" affair in Belgium, where a vet is accused of supplying cyclist with drugs. A line from the article reads: "It's alleged that the Oostrozebeke veterinarian supplied doping products to cyclists, pigeon- and horse racers."

Pigeon racers? Now there's a spectator sport!

I didn't even know that people race pigeons, but now it turns out that pigeons dope too!!! (And then they crap all over Trafalgar Square.)

I found an article on pigeon racing in the Bronx, and the last paragraph is priceless:

At the end of the racing season, Doherty occasionally gives low-performing pigeons to an elderly couple around the corner from him in Throgs Neck. Doherty said they sometimes eat the birds with spaghetti.

http://www.jrn.columbia.edu/studentwork/bronxbeat/2001/021901/pigeons0219_01.html