Another One Down

Yet again, at a major race event, this time the Melbourne Cup, a horse takes a serious fall, this time breaking its shoulder and resulting in euthanasia.

Cliffs of Moher was a was a bay colt of very uncertain ownership…

This in itself is serious enough, but the whole story goes further on realising that […]

Race to the Death

So, the verdict is out on the 2012 Grand National at Aintree. Everything possible had been done to insure a safe race. A result no doubt welcomed by organisers, authorities, owners and trainers alike. Sadly, it does not help Synchronized nor According to Pete, the two horses that died in the race; nor does it […]

BBC News – Dustin Hoffman drama Luck halts filming with horses

The day after three horses have to be put down at the Cheltenham Festival, the BBC comes with this report about the HBO channel racing drama Luck:

BBC News – Dustin Hoffman drama Luck halts filming with horses.