Exploitation at its worst in horse racing was exposed yesterday evening (21 May) at Hexham Racecourse. Eleven year-old mare, Beyondtemptation, was forced to race for the third time in just 17 days and was subsequently...
Posted 22 May 2019
Chaos at the first fence in the Grand National resulted in race horse Up For Review being brought down by a fallen horse.
Posted 06 Apr 2019
Amid pitiful scenes of suffering on racing’s most notorious racecourse, campaign group, Animal Aid, is calling on the public to not bet on tomorrow’s Grand National.
Posted 05 Apr 2019
In the wake of three horse deaths at the recent Cheltenham Festival and ahead of the Grand National meeting which starts on 4 April, national campaigning group, Animal Aid, has renewed its call for a...
Posted 25 Mar 2019
On the last day of the Cheltenham Festival, two more horses have lost their lives, one of whom died in the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Posted 15 Mar 2019
National animal campaign group, Animal Aid, is calling for racing at Cheltenham to be immediately suspended after the death of race horse Ballyward on the first day of the 2019 meeting.
Posted 12 Mar 2019
In the lead-up to the 2019 Cheltenham Festival, Animal Aid is calling for punters to boycott the Festival following an horrific death toll in 2018.
Posted 11 Mar 2019
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has confirmed that racing will resume from tomorrow (Wednesday 13th February), following the outbreak of equine flu.
Posted 12 Feb 2019
According to the racing regulator, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA), more horses died in 2018 than the previous year, with 202 recorded fatalities. In fact, 2018 was the worst year for horse deaths since 2014....
Posted 06 Feb 2019
For the last three years the number of breaches of the whip regulations in British racing has risen – as has the number of jockeys breaking the rules, the number of jockeys being referred to...
Posted 30 Jan 2019