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Jumps Racing Claims More Victims - Take Action!
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Jumps Racing Claims More Victims - Take Action!

Posted 3 May 2011   by         Permalink | 38 Comments

Tags: jumps racing, horse racing, take action, entertainment, horses, video, Warrnambool

This year's jumps racing season has barely started and five horses are already dead They're heading into week 6 now and the odds are stacked against the horses. Those racing in jumps races are at up to 20 time great risk of injury or death than horses in flat races.

The Warrnambool Racing Carnival started today. This 'spectacle' features a steeplechase that covers 5500 metres and includes 33 jumps. Can you imagine running that far with a person on your back and having to clear jumps at the same time? It's a tough ask, and tired, exhausted horses often fall suffering terrible injuries. No wonder there's already been one death today. Sadly, it wouldn't be a surprise to see the 'green screen' come out again in the next few days.

You can help stop this carnage! Here's a few simple ways how:

RIP Casa Boy
RIP Hammerblow
RIP Squire Rex
RIP Java Star
RIP Shine the Armour

[Update 20/05/11: Another 2 horses have since died, bringing the total deaths to seven horses in seven weeks.]

Let's hope they end this cruelty before this list gets any longer!

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OinkMoo OinkMoo 3 May 2011
1
Done  happy .. cant wait till this "sport" is over .. rest in peace xx
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Pegs Pegs 4 May 2011
2
Thats horrible. I really hate jumps racing. sad
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Mean people wear fur Mean people wear fur 4 May 2011
3
Done!
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James misty calvaruso James misty calvaruso 4 May 2011
4
I have just done it. This is so cruel Is the human race even human?  sad
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madiwatson madiwatson 5 May 2011
5
this is so horrible.
i hope all the horses who have died during this sport is in a peaceful place now and are resting in peace.
hopefully no more horses have to die before something is done about this so called sport.
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Catzilla Kittypaw Catzilla Kittypaw 5 May 2011
6
Done and Done
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Lauren Chitty Lauren Chitty 5 May 2011
7
This is inhumane, pure cruelty and should be banned immediately.
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Hi-Jinks Hi-Jinks 6 May 2011
8
It's a terrible thing to see death, yet people take their children to this and expect it to be a happy day. There shouldn't be a sport on the planet that makes it almost necessity for the participant to die  cry
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Char Char 6 May 2011
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Done happy
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Lee! Lee! 6 May 2011
10
done ):
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Teressa Teressa 7 May 2011
11
I hate jumps it's so cruel and horrible, it needs to be stopped!
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OinkMoo OinkMoo 7 May 2011
12
done
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Phoebe95 Phoebe95 8 May 2011
13
done (:
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Justyna Justyna 9 May 2011
14
i completely agree with everyone sad
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Asti Asti 9 May 2011
15
Done. It's such a dreaful "sport".
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Cheyenne1997 Cheyenne1997 10 May 2011
16
sad
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Minion Minion 10 May 2011
17
Done - this is not a sport, its murder on a track. The sooner this is stopped the better
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James misty calvaruso James misty calvaruso 10 May 2011
18
Done ecstatic lets put an end to this ''sport''
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dianab dianab 17 May 2011
19
done !
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Catzilla Kittypaw Catzilla Kittypaw 20 May 2011
20
Ok dudes, how does this get crossed off on our action alerts list?
DId it twice i think lol
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Desiree Desiree 21 May 2011
21
done twice!
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Jane Jane 24 May 2011
22
Hey Catzilla and xkatrina,
We recently updated the way actions can show up in the list, so that we could include ones like these that we post in blogs and give the list a little variation, but that means that temporarily there's no way for these types of actions to get crossed off the list - even after you've done them.
We are working on it though - I know how good it feels to cross things off lists! Sorry about the hassle.
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Sue4 Sue4 24 May 2011
23
This terrible so called sport (blood sport it should be called) has got to be stopped.
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Harlequin Harlequin 25 May 2011
24
Aside from wishing all forms of racing to cease, immediately... I hate that they put the bloody privacy barriers up when tending to or killing injured horses. At that point the horse is in pain and simply needs to be helped.

Whether their excuse for doing this is to respect the dignity of the horse or to not upset people...screw it, take the barriers down and let the audience see the poor thing be euthanised...

Take the 'privacy' barriers down and show the audience what kind of industry they are supporting!
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...2 ...2 25 May 2011
25
Done. happy I have a feeling many friends shall be pissed at me in Facebookland. tongue
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Bee Bee 25 May 2011
26
Amazingly enough alot of my friends were all for the banning of this sport, the people who werent were deleted haha. clap
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jade_melisa jade_melisa 26 May 2011
27
done and made a banner
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Bee Bee 27 May 2011
28
Done and done!
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Shrkara Shrkara 29 May 2011
29
This is an absolute barbaric practice that should be discontinued immediately!
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juliamarie juliamarie 2 June 2011
30
done  thumb
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h0les h0les 2 June 2011
31
please. if you support, don't attend the race meets.
don't support an industry that thrives on cruelty and exploitation.
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Shavvy Shavvy 3 June 2011
32
Done!
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Amandas Amandas 6 June 2011
33
Done!!!
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jodes5 jodes5 8 June 2011
34
Done!!!!
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Crimson_Vampire Crimson_Vampire 11 June 2011
35
DONE! ecstatic
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lyds lyds 12 June 2011
36
complete C:
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Asik Asik 12 June 2011
37
Done! Hopefully this cruelty will finish soon! Not everything in this wirld should be about money!
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Jerrif Jerrif 24 April 2012
38
To avoid all the circumstance of accidents it is necessary to learn some <a href="http://www.theshark.com.au">racing tips</a>. This is also to ensure that all the participants are safe.
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