The throw away horses of racing

We must confront this if we want to end it.

Footage: ABC / 730, Soundtrack: Sense of Loss, Purple Planet Music

We could talk about the sponsors of The Melbourne Cup

After all, they're paying for this.

  • AAMI
    AAMI
  • Furphy
    Furphy
  • Kennedy
    Kennedy
  • Lexus
    Lexus
  • MYER
    MYER
  • Seppelt
    Seppelt
Image: ABC/730

Or these Everest Carnival sponsors

They're paying too.

  • Heineken
    Heineken
  • Longines
    Longines
  • Moet & Chandon
    Moet & Chandon
  • TAB
    TAB
  • The Star Casino
    The Star Casino
Image: ABC/730

But why should we trust them to do the right thing?

What about the people in power who can do something today ⁠— right now?

They've been getting away with this the whole time.

Video footage: ABC/730

Stirling Hinchliffe MP, Kevin Anderson MP and Martin Pakula MP are state ministers responsible for racing in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria respectively.

Tell them now

Senators Simon Birmingham, Bridget McKenzie and David Colbeck are federal ministers for Trade, Agriculture, and Sport respectively.

Tell them now

Next steps

Please talk to your friends and family about this. If they're planning to bet, please show them the dark side of the horse racing industry.

Please help us spread the word about this

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