These Horse Racing Facts
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Whipped

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Jockeys use a riding crop made of leather to whip the horse into speeding up as they approach the finish line. Some also use air-padded whips. The horse suffers up to 30 stinging and painful hits per race resulting in diminished concentration and a great deal of physical and psychological distress.

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