Saturday, June 23, 2007

This Horse Died in a European Slaughterhouse

Surfing around the net the other day, I stumbled across this video of Exceller's 1978 Jockey Club Gold Cup, in which he defeated TWO Triple Crown champions, Affirmed and Seattle Slew. Exceller was a horse of enormous class and stellar breeding, and the way he died was a disgrace to the entire industry.

Read more about horse slaughter here and here.