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Silencing the glue sniffers

Anybody who picked against Point Given in the 133rd Belmont had to be on something.

Updated: June 18, 2001, 10:36 AM ET
By Kenny Mayne | Special to ESPN.com

As far as I know Joe Drape does not sniff glue. But he is the guy who wrote in a New York Times column prior to the Belmont that Dr Greenfield would finish third while Point Given would be an embarrassing fourth.

Drape did not predict that pianos would fall from the sky while the North Korean Men's Soccer Team Glee Club ate Pooky and Ray Ray's Best Barbeque™.

Not to put it all on Drape. He's a fine writer. When not sniffing glue. He has a book out. And he wasn't the only misguided ...

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