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The owner of a horse that was put down after falling at a fence in the Grand National at Aintree has said he will not enter horses in the race again. 294 more words
Yesterday saw the 165th Grand National at Aintree cast a shadow over racing and its connections. Two horses, one this year’s Cheltenham Gold Cup winner, unfortunately didn’t make it off the course and only 15 of the 40 runners made it over the finish line. 481 more words
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The Daily Telegraph reports:
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It is the second time in two years that two horses have died in the Grand National. The deaths will reignite the controversy surrounding the sport.