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5 year old mare Estaher raced at Albury just last Friday and today, less than a week later she has ended up at a Victorian sale yard still with her racing shoes on – her only crime being too slow on the track. Hot and sweaty as she paced along the rails, she was sold to a kill buyer. Her punishment will be a bullet in the head and turned into pet food. Her life was valued at no more than $215.
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Yesterday CPR announced that 14 horses have already been killed on Australian racetracks in 2014. Today the death toll has risen to 17.
The one scheduled race meet in Victoria at Benalla saw the death of 3 year old gelding Bit Of A Bash and 7 year old gelding Little Pablo.
The one race meet scheduled in Queensland at Sunshine Coast saw the death of 6 year old gelding Jhelum.
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