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RSPCA joins calls for long-overdue action on racehorse welfare

Friday, 18th October 2019

Following the exposé on ABC 7.30 last night, Australian racing must no longer deny the need for action to address serious welfare issues in its industry, says RSPCA Australia Acting CEO Dr

Melbourne Cup Steward’s Report offers eye-opening account of what really happens on race day

Thursday, 8th November 2018

Even as millions watched, the industry’s notoriously troubled whips rules were flouted across the Melbourne Cup day racing program, including a trifecta of whip breaches in the main event.