VIDEO: Following on from the death of Show Dancer on May 21, there has been further carnage on Victorian race tracks, this time at Cranbourne.
Out of 8 trial races, 4 horses fell (2 of them in the same race at the same jump!)
This just defeats any industry claims about improvements in safety of jumps racing. A cruel and dangerous sport like jumps racing will never be safe, definitely not for the horses!
NEWS: More progress on our Ban Jumps Racing campaign.
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Mead
This quote will never ring more true when you hear what the Former Head of the South Australian Jockey Club had to say in an article written by the ABC!
“Mr Ploubidis, who ran the jockey cl
The death of Show Dancer after he snapped his neck in the steeplechase at Sandown on May 21 has once again marred the already blood-tainted jumps racing industry – with numerous animal welfare organisations calling on a ban of the sport to prevent further suffering to horses. As a result of this, the 7.30 Report ran a segment on the cruel sport of jumps racing, which you can watch here.
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