The horse went wrong and fell after a 600-meter stay on a wet road. This is the sixth horse that has lost his life since 2013.
– This shows a very high risk of exposing horses to the galloping, twisted RSPCA organization on animal welfare.
– Last year, 119 horses were declared dead on the Australian Racecars. There is one animal every three days, the organization said PETA in a statement.
Melbourne Cup is the most prestigious galaxy in the southern hemisphere, with 100,000 viewers and millions of viewers. It is known as the "race that causes the nation to stop." The race day, the first Tuesday of November, is a day off from work in the state of Victoria.
"When we know that Australians hate animal blight, it's basically an unusual day when horses routinely die in the Melbourne Cup. During holidays, they give the Australians a break, horses break their legs, they wrote PETA.
Cross Counter performed in a British expedition in the Melbourne Cup and gave the winning stall Godolphin his first triumph over the course.
Godolphin tried to win the race since 1998, but on Tuesday it succeeded. Four-year-old Valladolid was irresistible on the catwalk on the rainy pitch, defeated in front of Marmelo. Prince Arran became the third.
The favorite Yucatán was only number 11.
Jockey Kerrin McEvoy recorded his third win in the Melbourne Cup, where the winning prize is 42 million crowns.
"I'm lucky to be riding this horse. He was prepared extremely well by Godolphin and (coach) Charlie Appleby," said McEvoy.
It was not just Godolphin's first victory in the Melbourne Cup, it was the first victory for a horse trained in England.