Horses getting killed in grand national your views ( poll )

How do You feel about horse racing now

Still for it
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Feel abit uneasy about it now
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Postby nors » Fri Apr 04, 2014 7:20 am

Expect the BBC/Sky/Print Media to look for the negatives in the race, they are ready and waiting to write/report bad news. There will be a slot for the Grand National and editors will have said give me 500 words/2 minutes on the race and remember they have to sensationalise their report. These organisations have so much time/space to fill that they are looking at everything, and they cannot just say "All went well nothing to report"

If you look back and try and remember the news issues we had in February i suspect you will struggle to remember them. It will be the same as the Grand National - the media will have moved on.

Also remember you are receiving news from a profession discredited by phone tapping and dubious reporting practices.

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Postby johnwilly » Fri Apr 04, 2014 7:32 am

As a lot of you may realise that the first B in the BBC logo stands for Biased

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Postby deswalker » Sat Apr 05, 2014 4:57 pm

Whatever everyone backed in the race, it is a fantastic result that every one of the horses goes home safe tonight (as well as the jockeys, but they don't seem to matter as much). 18 horses finished the race, so there's no indication whatsoever that the test is any less difficult.

There would be evidence that the test is different though possibly. Double Seven was very inexperienced for a horse to run well in the National, so the jumping test is possibly not as tough as it once was.

Any thoughts on that?

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Postby UnderdogsLover » Sat Apr 05, 2014 5:25 pm

:<a href=/school/lesson15.php>NAP</a>: Thats good news, all the horses come home safely.
Wow 18 horses finished..

Have they altered the fences again :?
Double Seven yes he did well,and was very inexperience,
must be one keep eye on for next year..
Well said that bout Teaforthree, etc..

Think have watch national again, but this more relaxed.. :yes:

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Postby Carreira » Wed Apr 30, 2014 9:53 pm

Yeeah, always a good idea to support "young talents", just as in Championship Manager :D

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Postby pumpdaball » Wed Apr 30, 2014 11:34 pm

I know for a fact racehorses are looked after to the very last detail in health and beauty.
However if you are really concerned about the treatment of horses, the you can start by not allowing people who do not have the correct and proper means to keep a horse, look around, there are a lot all over the place, even in towns, housing estates etc, that is plain and simply wrong. if you could stop that it would be a job well done..... most sports and jobs too have occupational hazards attached to them unfortunately. such is the way of the human being creature.....
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