Melbourne Cup: Two stallions pass on after race at Flemington

Melbourne Cup Two horses die after race at Flemington

A second stallion has passed on taking after the 154th running of the Melbourne Cup, Australia’s most popular steed race.

Seventh-set Araldo was put down in the wake of agony a genuine leg harm in a monstrosity mischance.

It came after the Japanese-prepared most loved Admire Rakti given way in the wake of completing rearward in the race won by German challenger Protectionist.

In the 35 prior years the 2014 running, three Melbourne Cup steeds endured deadly wounds.

BBC hustling journalist Cornelius Lysaght

“The steed dashing prevailing voices in Australia are under considerably more weight from creature welfare bunches than their partners in Britain, so this is obliterating news all round.

“Authorities are demanding (accurately in my view) that everything is carried out to make the Melbourne Cup and dashing in general as protected as it potentially can be for all members, and recall this a nation reeling from the passings of two racers a month ago.

“The troubling in all actuality however hard you attempt it will never be 100% safe.”

A representative for coordinators Racing Victoria said Araldo was spooked by a banner being waved by a part of the swarm while coming back to the mounting yard after the race, kicked out and cracked its rear leg on a wall bordering the way.

“It is with pity that we affirm that Araldo has must be altruistically euthanised as an aftereffect of the damage it endured in an oddity mischance after the Emirates Melbourne Cup,” Racing Victoria head of veterinary and equine welfare, Dr Brian Stewart, said.

“The stallion got prompt veterinary forethought and was transported to the University of Melbourne Veterinary Hospital, nonetheless, unfortunately the crack in its pastern was not repairable.

“The managers settled on the choice to sympathetically euthanise Araldo to the greatest advantage of the steed.”

Araldo’s racer for the race was Dwayne Dunn and the stallion was prepared by Mike Moroney, who won the 2000 Melbourne Cup with Brew.




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