And their off!

Tomorrow the Del Mar horse racing season begins, we only race about 6 weeks here in Southern California. I used to go and enjoy the races both here and in N.J but for the past 2 years my conscience keeps telling me to stop and finally, I am. You hear pro’s and con’s to horse racing but when it comes right down to it, I have to believe it’s wrong and cruel. It all boils down to greed. The only way I will believe it is Ok is if the famous Mr. Ed tells me himself that he wants to race, be whipped and see some of his friends be put down for various reasons.

 

”The survivors are denied their freedom and pushed to their limits to serve the financial interests of trainers, owners and bookies. Because they are bred for speed, not strength, many sustain limb and other injuries and are shot”.         Read more…

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