Grand National 2019: Up For Review dies after fatal fall during race
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Grand National 2019: Up For Review dies after fatal fall during race

September 4, 2019

Up for review joined a long list of other horses killed in the gruelling 5.15pm race (Image: GETTY) The stallion, trained by Willie Mullins, and owned by Graham Wylie, was the only horse to have died after falling in the first jump He is the first horse to be put down since 2012. Another horse, General Principle is being treated or injuries, with vets saying the animal will survive All the other horses are recovering after the race.  Up For Review joined a long list of other horses killed in the gruelling 5 15pm race today, which has been condemned by animal rights activists protesting outside the grounds   Anti-horse-racing protesters, who demonstrate outside the event each year, handed out disturbing images of a horse breaking its leg in flyers that call the event “cruel”  Animal Aid have been circulating leaflets showing horses with broken legs as a harsh reminder of the dangers racehorses face each and every time they leap over a fence   Poor #upforreview was killed in the #Grandnational this just cannot be allowed to continue ������ there’s no fun to be had if the stakes are so high #YouBetTheyDie— kate ford (@kateford76) April 6, 2019 Related articles Grand National: Tiger roll owner reacts to Aintree win Paddy Power DOWN: App and website crash leaving customers no access  Horses that break their legs are more often than not put down, a controversial practice in the eyes of many  Animal Aid are actively seeking to end the Grand National and commercial racing as a whole  Following footage showed by ITV of a repeat of the win, animal rights activists were quick to call out the broadcaster’s “cowardice” on social media Why would you gamble with a horse’s life for fun? #YouBetTheyDie— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) April 6, 2019 Related articles Aintree results: Who won each race at Grand National Festival TODAY? Grand National: Tiger Roll jockey Davy Russell reveals the secret  Public speaker Paul Lewis said: “ITV shows repeat of Grand National starting at second fence to avoid having to show Up For Review dying with its legs flailing in the air at the first Cowardice. Show what happened. Third horse to die at Aintree this year.” The hashtag ‘You bet they die’ is currently circulating following the sad news about Up For Review  Ricky Gervais, who is outspoke on animal rights, tweeted before the race began and asked simply: “Why would you bet on a horse’s life for fun?”

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  1. First ever death ive seen while watching this will never bet again its creuel

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