Horseracing: Where Beating an Animal is Perfectly Legal (Video Attached)

Horseracing Wrongs

This is horseracing…

5-year-old Forgetthefantasy’s run in the 8th Sunday afternoon at Parx was described thus by Equibase: “FORGETTHEFANTASY…dropped back on the turn, began to bear out nearing the stretch, drifted wider racing into stretch, was put to, what appeared to be, rather excessive and severe right handed whipping nearing the three sixteenths pole, she continued to fall back and then despite dropping back to last, she was again whipped strongly, two times, on her right shoulder, when nearing the wire.”

“…was put to, what appeared to be, rather excessive and severe right handed whipping…then despite dropping back to last, she was again whipped strongly, two times, on her right shoulder, when nearing the wire.”

But, as they say, a picture is worth a thousand words…

The animal abuser, here, was jockey Edwin Rivera, and the fruit of his merciless flogging was $500 for the “connections” – Penny Pearce, Carson…

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3 comments on “Horseracing: Where Beating an Animal is Perfectly Legal (Video Attached)

  1. Thank you for sharing this important information. Upwards of 2,000 racehorses die on American tracks each year. This number doesn’t include “non-racing” fatalities (colic, “found dead in stall”) or the thousands that are sent to Mexico and Canada for slaughter.

    Thank you again for your support!

    Nicole Arciello, Co-founder, Horseracing Wrongs

    Liked by 1 person

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