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British Pigeons Racing for New Homes in China
Offbeat  (tags: pigeons, racing, British, China, contest, UK )

Giana
- 346 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
For Wyncroft Girl, her finest sporting moment came when she beat a field of more than 45,000 competitors in the largest contest of its kind in the UK.
Greyhound Racing: Harmless Fun? Dont Bet on It !
Offbeat  (tags: greyhounds, racing, behind the scenes, cruelty, mistreated, slaughtered, sold for experiments )

Simone
- 1382 days ago - lush.co.uk
A flutter, a wager, a punt, a bet; a night at the dogs or trip down the bookies is just a bit of harmless fun, right? For the dogs, there's more at stake than your cash. What you don't see trackside or in the betting shops are the thousands of greyhounds
Calendar Contest : Make Your Dog a Part of History!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, racing, calendars )

Cher Away
- 1412 days ago - grey2kusa.org
Back by popular demand, GREY2K USA will again be releasing a full-color calendar with beautiful photos of your rescued greyhounds! Even more, every page will commemorate the milestones achieved in our fight to end dog racing.
Grey2K : We Have the Plan to End Dog Racing Nationwide
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, racing )

Cher Away
- 1437 days ago - grey2kusa.org
We have spent the summer creating a new national plan to end dog racing, and feel more optimistic than ever before that dog racing may soon end in several states, including Florida and Iowa.
Greyhound Tested Positive For Cocaine
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, greyhounds, cocaine, racing )

Cher Away
- 1502 days ago - all-creatures.org
A greyhound that raced frequently at the Palm Beach Kennel Club over the last two years tested positive for cocaine at least once while racing in South Florida.
Fate of Horses Used in Racing: Not Pretty
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, horses, racing )

Cher Away
- 1517 days ago - blog.peta.org
PETA Files readers already know that few "retired" racehorses live out the remainder of their days frolicking in rolling green pastures. Now, Washington Post readers know it, too, thanks to a great article that was published over Memorial Day weekend.
Kentucky Derby:Trainers Focused More on Their Reputations Than Their Horses
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, horses, racing, protection, animal welfare )

Cher Away
- 1556 days ago - all-creatures.org
No race in America is so stressful. Three-year-olds are being asked to run farther than they have ever run, against the largest field they will ever see, under conditions that invariably produce bumping, jostling -- or worse. The race always takes a toll
Safeguarding Horses at Grand National
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Cher Away
- 1574 days ago - rspca.org.uk
We are hoping that lessons will be learnt at this year's Grand National meeting following last year's tragic deaths
Mike Tyson, Race Yourself!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pigeons, Mike Tyson, cruelty, racing, environment, protection )

Cher Away
- 1598 days ago - blog.peta.org
While we would never knock someone's love for these intelligent birds, Tyson's claim to care about pigeons is rather incredulous given that he chooses to tout using them in a "sport" that--like horseracing--exposes them to danger and death. In a typical
Join Us in Tucson and Phoenix for Meetings to End Dog Racing!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, racing, bills, greyhounds, meetings, pets, protection )

Cher Away
- 1625 days ago - grey2kusa.org
The moment has finally come! Senate Bill 1294, GREY2K USA's bill to end dog racing in Arizona by 12/31/10, has been filed by Arizona State Senators Paula Aboud and Jonathan Paton. HB 2637, a bill to immediately ban the use of anabolic steroids in racing
Gymnast Put to Sleep After Breaking Leg in a Career-Ending Accident! Video!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, euthanasia, racing, humour, satire, environment, protection, killing, AnimalCruelty )

Cher Away
- 1871 days ago - animalrights.change.org
My friend Michelle, probably better known to most of you as Change.org's dedicated and intrepid Stop Genocide blogger, sent me a link to the following Onion video this morning, noting that I might appreciate it "in an odd sort of way."
Backyard Carting
Offbeat  (tags: Racing, formula, carting, track, pole position )

Djole
- 2303 days ago - fun-brainiac.com
New sport,Backyard Carting is established in 1998. By 2003, over 30 karts were racing in on a regular basis,and also,than network of backyard kart tracks began to grow...
The Grandfather Who Won £1million With a 50p Flutter on the Horses | the Daily Mail
Offbeat  (tags: england, uk, millionaire, grandfather, racing, bet, gamble )

Chrissy
- 2349 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A frugal grandfather has been revealed as the punter who won £1million with a 50p horseracing bet. Hours after discovering the flutter of a lifetime had come up, Freddie Craggs celebrated his 60th birthday having a pub meal with friends - but chose not
Old Man Goes Nuts In Car Wash (All of It Was Captured By CCTV!!!)
Offbeat  (tags: humor, funny, video, cars, crash, auto, bizarre, car, entertainment, unusual, weird, racing, tuning, interesting )

Milos
- 2419 days ago - good-thing.net
The police report states that this old guy went nuts in a car was because he lost his glasses.
Supergirl!   video
Offbeat  (tags: car, games, sports, racing, unusual, video )

Mimi
- 2419 days ago - youtube.com
RollerSkating Under Cars
 

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