Feds Call Off Raid of Underground Track, Destroy PETA’s Evidence of Horse Doping

The Washington Post reports that following PETA’s investigation, federal agencies planned a massive raid of an underground racetrack in Georgia, only to nix it at the last minute.

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7 Charged Following PETA Exposé of Unregulated Horse Racing

A secretive industry operating in over 30 states is driving horses to an early grave, but this exciting update to a PETA investigation proves abusers are feeling the heat.

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Police Arrest Trainer for Beating Horse Following PETA Complaint

PETA is grateful to the New York State Police for taking action. Now the state should ban trainer Frederick Bourgault from working with horses.

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Video: American Racehorse Lives the ‘Dream’ at Her New Home Following PETA’s Eleventh-Hour Rescue Outside South Korean Slaughterhouse

VIDEO: American racehorse My Elusive Dream was moments away from slaughter when PETA swooped in to save her. See where she is now.

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4 Shocking PETA Investigations That Sparked Major Action for Animals in 2023

With your support, PETA’s eyewitness investigators can expose—and ultimately end—the cruelty that animal abusers try so desperately to hide.

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UPDATE: Alleged Tioga Downs Arsonist Pleads Guilty

The man accused of setting a fire at Tioga Downs harness racing track and burning horses alive has pleaded guilty to arson, assault, and other charges.

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’60 Minutes’ on Horse Racing—and PETA’s Role in Achieving Change

How did PETA help pave the way for the federal criminal investigation that led to convictions for illegally drugging horses?

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After Video Shows Downed Racehorse Whipped, PETA Calls For Criminal Investigation

Anyone who violently assaults a horse should be banned from racing. After seeing this footage of horseman Brevin Lupton, PETA is calling for a criminal investigation.

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California Becomes First State to Prohibit Licensees From Participating in Underground Racing

When there are no regulations, horses used in races suffer even more—learn how this move by officials will help end illegal racing in California.

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PETA Calls For Suspension of Racing at Saratoga After 14 Horse Deaths

Summer is a time for easy living—but for 14 horses at Saratoga Race Course, it has only brought death. Check out how PETA’s taking action.

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$455 Million Suit Filed Over New York Government Horse Racing Scam

The plaintiffs believe that the half-billion-dollar loan for renovations at Belmont Park fly in the face of the New York State Constitution.

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Update! Horse Who Died at Belmont Stakes Was Injured Just a WEEK Prior

PETA has obtained damning e-mails that may unravel the web of lies surrounding the death of Excursionniste—who suffered a fatal breakdown on Belmont Stakes Day.

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‘Im a Modest Man’ Euthanized After Churchill Downs Moved Races to Ellis Park

When Churchill Downs moved its races to Ellis Park, PETA warned the company that it was just shifting the problem to a new location. It should have listened.

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PETA Investigation Leads to Big Progress for Horses Abused in California’s Underground Racing

How—and why—is the California Horse Racing Board leading the nation? Get the dirt on underground racing and what PETA did to help horses.

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Why Do Horses Keep Dying at England’s Grand National Festival?

The death toll continues to rise each year at the Grand National Festival in England. Find out what can you do to help stop it.

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