View Full Version : Activists To Target Melbourne Steeplechase

27-08-11, 03:10 PM
A group opposed to horse jumps racing is preparing to confront enthusiasts of the sport at Melbourne's Grand National Steeplechase.The $200,000 race on Sunday is the biggest of its kind in Australia, and activists will be targeting the event.Elio Celotta, campaign manager at the Coalition of the Protection of Racehorses (CPR) said about 100 protesters would be outside the front of the main entrance."We will have our flags, placards and banners to make sure everyone who walks through the gates knows our views on jumps racing," Mr Celotta said."There is usually some argy-bargy with the people coming in, as obviously ...

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