Verema was killed during the running of the 2013 Melbourne Cup – ‘the race that stops a nation’ turned out to be the race that ended her life.
Her death was put down to an accident – an irregular event that just so coincidently happened on the biggest race day of the year. However, we always knew this was not true – so we dedicated our time to find out exactly how ofte
Lucky Lurch….very lucky indeed.
We followed Lucky Lurch for many seasons of his jumps racing career when working on our Ban Jumps Racing campaign, with a few concerning moments along the way. So as you can imagine, we are so happy to learn that he has now been retired and was lucky enough that a kind-hearted individual saw him at Pakenham sales and decided to give him a chance.
We spoke to Jess, Lurch’
We are very happy to read about the new rules implemented by Racing Victoria and the Australian Racing Board for the retirement of racehorses.
For years, horses have exited the industry unaccounted for, many of them ending up at sale yards where they are usually bought for slaughter, or sent direct to a knackery or abattoir.
Under the new rules, owners will have to indicate whether their horses is being retired du