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Baltimore – Please see the next assertion from PETA Senior Vice President Kathy Guillermo in response to as we speak’s announcement that there won’t be a 2022 Triple Crown winner, as this yr’s Kentucky Derby winner, Wealthy Strike, won’t be racing within the Preakness Stakes:
PETA praises the proprietor and coach of Wealthy Strike for not forcing him to compete within the Preakness Stakes after simply two weeks of relaxation and restoration from the Kentucky Derby victory and a worrying post-race expertise. Hopefully, it will immediate the racing trade to modernize the demanding Triple Crown schedule by extending the time between the three races to less-inhumane intervals of 1 month every, as PETA has lengthy advocated.
PETA—whose motto reads, partially, that “animals usually are not ours to make use of for leisure or abuse in every other method”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview. For extra info, please go to PETA.org or observe the group on Twitter, Fb, or Instagram.