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Petition - Boycott and End the Kentucky Derby and Its Cruelty
Animals  (tags: horse races, kentucky derby, exploitation, huge suffering, needless death, animal welfare and rights, prevention of further exploitation, prevention of cruelty to animals, ethical concerns, stronger protection laws, compassion for animals )

- 106 days ago -
The Kentucky Derby is possibly the most popular horse race in the world. Millions of spectators, in the crowds and watching from televisions, love to watch the famous two minutes of excitement and tension. But let's take it behind the scenes.
The Kentucky Derby, a Carnival of Cruelty
Animals  (tags: animals, horses, Kentucky Derby, cruelty, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection )

- 3276 days ago -
Today we celebrate 135 years of animal abuse in the form of horse racing. Year after year millions of American spectators have watched young, brave horses crash and burn, and today in attendance at this barbaric spectacle you'll see buffonish men with
Favorite Big Brown Wins Kentucky Derby
Animals  (tags: kentucky derby, horses, racing, euthanasia )

- 3638 days ago -
Filly Eight Belles is euthanized after breaking her front two ankles and she crossed the finish line 2nd
Eight Belles Tragedy Shocks Del. Racing Fans
Animals  (tags: horses, Kentucky Derby, cruelty, euthanized, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection )

- 3639 days ago -
Horse racing fans in Delaware were surprised to see Eight Belles stumble and fall after she crossed the finish line second in Saturday's Kentucky Derby. They also were shocked to see how quickly the filly was euthanized after fracturing both front legs.
Derby Winner Filly Forced To Destroy Her Ankles Then Put to Death - PETITION
Animals  (tags: kentucky derby, heartbreaking, horse racing horses suffeirng, eight bells, euthanized, gallant courgeous filly )

- 3639 days ago -
Whipping any harmless helpless animal with a brain smaller than a chicken to force it to run beyond it's physical capabilities should be a crime. Where is the outrage? People who do it know they should not. I'm media and was invited to Del Mar last
Battle to Save Horses From Slaughterhouse
Animals  (tags: horses, animals, Kentucky Derby, AnimalWelfare, environment, pets, protection )

- 3640 days ago -
If history is any guide, though, some Derby bluebloods will end up one day far away from the bright lights, in the cold, cruel surroundings of a slaughterhouse.

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