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How long until horse racing is banned?

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  1. TheTimeIsNotNow Silver Belt

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    This isn’t happening anytime soon in the U.K. the only people who want it banned are the hardcore vegans, and I’m talking a fringe group.

    Most millennial/Gen Z persons who you would think would be up in arms about animal rights would rather have the opportunity to get suited up and have an Instagram photo shoot for the day.

    Like someone said, it’s the sport of the ruling class but they have done well to create events that attract those fake ballers who have a cocaine addiction and can’t handle their alcohol.
     
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  2. Big Tuppy Hole Gold Belt

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    I see young men gambling more than ever. They all love a punt on the horses
     
  3. Big Tuppy Hole Gold Belt

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    4 whips from a girl is equal to 1 whip from a male jokey
     
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  4. eternaldarkness Banned Banned

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    I grew up in a horse racing family, my father owns horses and doesn't gamble...
     
  5. brackis1 Steel Belt

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    lol not even close.
    It also depends on the level of horse racing.
    I'm related to a horse vet in KY and I've gotten a chance to visit some farms for serious breeders/contenders (horses that win huge stakes races like triple crown). Those horses live better than most humans, with yearly living and upkeep expenses of 50k+ per animal.
    The problem is with the low tier shitty animals and bulls that are just killed or treated like shit with no hopes of stud-fees being generated.
     
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  6. legatoblues Purple Belt

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    You and your family aren't who I'm talking about. It's the people in the stands.
     
  7. GergreG Green Belt

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    I think this way as well but I have heard people say they enjoy it as a sport and don't punt. That is an extreme minority as far as I can tell. You ban gambling the industry wouldn't survive.
     
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    But neither would fightsports.
     
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  9. GergreG Green Belt

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    Hmmm, you're probably right but I think more people would continue to watch fightsports than horse racing if gambling was stopped.
     
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    Bitches love getting there ass smacked
     
  11. legatoblues Purple Belt

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    I'm not so sure about that.

    If you surveyed a crowd at a UFC event and asked what they enjoyed about fighting and who their favourite fighter was, I think you'd get a wide range of relevant answers.

    If you asked similar questions at a racing carnival (what do you enjoy about horseracing and who's your favorite jockey/horse) I'm not convinced you'd get a similar response.

    Also, not trying to shit on your sport. I'm working off personal conversations which I know doesn't represent everyone.
     
  12. SalvadorCollie Brown Belt

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    Michael Vick already ruined two great franchises, let’s leave horses alone.
     
  13. GergreG Green Belt

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    I could be completely off the mark here but I think he may have been responding to me implying that horse racing would not survive without gambling revenue?
     
  14. Katsumi Yamada Gold Belt

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    It's interesting that people consider it a sport for the ruling class. Most people I've met that are into horses are degenerate gamblers. I guess the horses are owned by the ruling class though, sure.

    Although I think that term is more applicable to polo than racing.

    I don't follow horse racing or dog racing, but I enjoy watching them and will lay a few sheckles down for fun sometimes.


    Also do you think that whip on the ass really hurts the horse? I don't really think so. It doesn't cut or bruise them anyway.
     
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  15. legatoblues Purple Belt

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    Yep I got that, I saw the three of us on the same topic. You replied to his reply to me. I agree with your estimation of fightsports being different when it comes to surviving without betting.
     
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    Hopefully soon. I think many of those horses, if not all, are abused. And does anyone actually like horse racing except for degenerate gamblers? I mean, this isn’t the 1920s anymore. We have much better forms of entertainment. Like internet porn. Who in the fuck would rather watch horse racing than internet porn? I could have busted my 20th nut of the day, and given the choice between horse racing and internet porn, I would still choose the latter just for entertainment value.
     
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  17. Ironnik94 Silver Belt

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    I hope it goes away. Same as dog racing.
    It's animal abuse.

    ...and before @deviake asks me if i eat meat: no, i don't.
     
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  19. jefferz Steel Belt

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    In Mexico they race donkeys towing carts like chariots.
    I bought one while I was drunk from a guy for $50. He was a fast little fucker.
     
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  20. GeneTunney7 Purple Belt

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    The whip aint for just hitting the horse, it is mainly used for steering. This year in the Haskell, they banned whips for the first time and there was a wreck (below). This is what happens when animal activists that know nothing about the specific animal make the rules - it's he blind mob leading the seeing.

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    You have to realize how big and powerful horses are. They bit and kick each other on a daily basic and that is how they communicate - a 100 pound manlet with a flimsy whip will not cause any real damage. Most places have whip restrictions in place anyways, and you can not whip a horse over a certain amount of times or you get penalized.



    The reality is most race horses are taken care of much better than your average back yard horse, they are given the best of care, constant vet checks, are in shape and under hyper scrutiny - people that do not know anything about horses love casting judgement, but if you actually get to go to these farms and stables, get around the track, you will see these horses are very lucky and are given better than almost all humans.

     

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