I Am Against Horse Racing

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    It's just an out of date gamble for the rich. And it's cruel, did I mention? Poor horses.
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    Jan 22, 2013


    I live in an area where horse racing is THE thing.  We have a famous horse track and every August, we are bombarded with rich tourists coming in to bet on "the ponies."  I've always thought that forcing these animals to race in 100 degree weather, 80% humidity...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten
    31-35, F
    Jul 27, 2008

    Another Majestic Animal Gone

    they inbreed these racing horses for speed and their for the leg bones of these animals are fragile.then they shoot them up with drugs where they don`t feel pain.then they make them run.and these idiots always try to look suprised when one dies from it.they make me sick.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    4 Responses Apr 5, 2009

    Good-by Eight Bells!

    I was excited to watch the Kentucy Derby; mainly to see these magnificent creatures on display before the race! My favorite was the only filly racing, Eight Bells! What a beauty and a brave lady to race against all the guys! However we all know the tragic ending and how it really...
    EightBells EightBells
    3 Responses May 4, 2008
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