What’s wrong with the Melbourne Cup?

Broadcast on fm 102.1 fridays at noon 31 October 2014 –

An alternative take on horse racing. Andy talks and does interviews about the downside of the Melbourne cup, animal exploitation, problem gambling, capitalist racing industry. Very interesting interview with a vet about how horses are an animal of prey and how they are hurt by the racing industry. Not to mention problem gambling …!

Is IS coming to blow up the city during G20;)?
Brief run down on what’s coming up at G20. Criticism of Courier Mail. People’s Summit. People’s march on saturday 15 Oct 2014.

On demand –> http://ondemand.4zzzfm.org.au/paradigm-shift/2014-10-31

A different take on problem gambling Trifecta at 608 Brunswick Street

These Dirty Bones – Bones in my marshmallows
Bad Day Down – If this is humane, then fuck humanity
Frenzal Rhomb – Greyhound info
Paddy McHugh and the Goldminers – Gamblin’ man
Phil Monsour – Let them eat money
Test Their Logik – Crash the meeting

2 thoughts on “What’s wrong with the Melbourne Cup?”

  1. As the deaths of two of yesterday’s Melbourne Cup runners reignites calls from animal welfare activists to tighten rules and ban whipping, an equine vet says establishing Admire Rakti’s exact cause of death may take weeks.

    An initial autopsy has revealed the Japanese horse died from a heart attack while seven-year-old stallion Araldo was put down after breaking a leg when it was spooked while returning to the mounting yard… http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-11-05/admire-rakti-died-of-heart-attack-initial-autopsy-finds/5867022


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