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“As animal lovers, we hate to lose any horse and of course we shall review this incident.
Seven horses died at the Cheltenham Festival last year and the racecourse is one of the worst for fatalities.
10 horses died at Cheltenham racecourse in 2018, second to the 11 deaths at Chelmsford.
How many horses died in Cheltenham 2018?
How many horses died at Cheltenham 2019?
With the festival on for yet another season, the death toll for horses subjected to this cruelty continues to rise, now counting three deaths at Cheltenham in 2019 alone. One of the many other horses who has suffered a similar fate on a British race track.
Did any horses die at Cheltenham 2019?
The Cheltenham Festival suffered its first equine death on Tuesday night after Ballyward was euthanised following a fall in the National Hunt Chase. A Cheltenham statement said: “As animal-lovers, we hate to lose any horse and of course we shall review this incident. Our thoughts are with Ballyward’s connections.”
How many horses died racing this year?
Nearly 500 Thoroughbred racehorses died in the U.S. in 2018.