Earlier this afternoon, Con He Win was a “scratch” in the 1st race at Finger Lakes – a “scratch,” it turns out, because he was dead. According to the Gaming Commission, the 3-year-old “broke through the starting gate, ran through the rail…and sustained [an] injury [that] necessitat[ed] euthanasia.” Imagine that poor, poor animal’s fright, then suffering – and all so that some men may gamble, others chase pots of gold.
Voice your outrage: Link this post. Cite data from this website. Tell them horseracing is animal cruelty; horseracing must end.