Belgian Racing Pigeons Are Doped Up On Cocaine and Painkillers

Dr. Rockso: He does cocaine.

Shocking news for all of you who follow the sport of competitive pigeon racing.

Nothing is sacred it appears in the high-flying world of pigeon racing in Belgium, where six birds were found to have been doped with drugs such as cocaine and painkillers, Belgian media reported Thursday.

Cycling-mad Belgium is used to hearing of sports stars pumped up on performance-enhancing drugs, but officials are now homing-in on the birds used in a sport which rakes in millions in breeding and prize monies.

The Belgian pigeon-racing federation sent samples from 20 birds to the National Horseracing Authority of Southern Africa after a recent exchange visit, two Flemish dailies reported.

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  • BuzzCoastin

    Belgian Racing Pigeons Are Doped Up On Cocaine and Painkillers
    so are Homeland politicians
    must be some kinda relationship between being a pigeon
    and doping up

  • Ittabena

    When I was on Cocaine – thirty years ago – I thought several times that I was racing pigeon.
    So I can log on at work, but not at home. Go figure…

  • Michael Gacillos O’Hair

    Belgian racing pigeons know how to rock.

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