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Thurles Gardaí Seize Injured Horse Following Illegal Race

Picture courtesy An Garda Síochána, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Thurles Gardaí have seized a horse after it had collapsed, following a suspected illegal road race at Horse and Jockey, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

The animal’s legs were very badly cut and required medical attention.

Gardaí are asking the public that anyone who observes any suspected illegal road racing or an animal in distress to contact their local Garda station immediately.

The injured animal was seized by Gardaí, under the Control of Horses Act 1996 and an investigation into the incident is continuing.

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