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English Racecourse Petitions For Abolishment Of Whips

English Racecourse Petitions For Abolishment Of Whips

27 Apr, 2011

A racecourse in England is petitioning to ban horse whips from being used during all races at their track.

Towcester Racecourse, in Northhamptonshire in central England, is hoping to be the first racecourse to abolish the use of the whip from October this year.

Racecourse General Manager, Kevin Ackerman, has asked the British Horseracing Authority …