Final Up to date: 07/08/19 8:02am
An advert working on the facet of a lot of London buses in protest at the usage of the whip in racing has been condemned by the British Horseracing Authority.
The anti-whip message is the newest marketing campaign from Animal Help, with the slogan saying: “You wouldn’t hit a dog, so why are jockeys allowed to whip race horses?”
A BHA spokesman stated on Tuesday: “Marketing campaign teams use promoting gimmicks similar to this repeatedly to try to get their viewpoint throughout, nevertheless it’s vital to recollect the appreciable quantity of optimistic mainstream protection that racing receives, each by way of the media and broadcasters and from politicians.
“Everybody within the sport is conscious of the exceptionally excessive requirements of care that racehorses obtain, and we have to work collectively to point out that to the general public and to problem these with opposing viewpoints after they converse out.”