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 […]
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 […]
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.