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Irish horses sold out to highest bidder...the animals nightmare CHINA!
international | animal rights | press release Monday April 16, 2012 14:36 by Bernie Wright - Alliance for Animal Rights [AFAR] bigbrownrat at gmail dot com PO Box 4734 D 1. 0872651720
Horse Racing Kills.
The racing venture and racecourse proposed in China will require 600 to 800 horses for its inaugural year, which is targeted to have approximately 40 race days. This venture is to be stocked with broodmares from Ireland, while stallions will also be sent out. Also it does not seem to matter to Taoiseach Enda Kenny that Hong Kong is the only venue on Chinese soil where betting on horses is legal and that authorities are unlikely to legalise gambling on the mainland anytime soon. While Ireland has no agreement regarding the export of horses, according to the DOA the changes are being drafted now.