PUBLISHED ON: 5 May 2011
Seven people were hospitalised after a horrific accident on May 5th that saw jumps horse Banna Strand leap into a crowd of spectators at the Grand Annual Steeple at Warrnambool. Watch how it happened...
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Jumps racing is known to be 10 - 20 times more dangerous for horses than flat racing. Already the 2011 season has seen six horses die on track nationally. Click here to demand an end to jumps racing.
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