Fair Grounds Race Course Slots, a racetrack and casino in New Orleans, will be holding zebra and ostrich races on January 12. Mounted by jockeys and subjected to rough handling amid chaos and screaming crowds, these terrified animals are forced to race around a track—a miserable ordeal that causes them fear and stress and can result in serious injuries. 

Animals used for “entertainment” in traveling acts suffer terribly and need your voice! These zebras and ostriches endure constant anxiety, physical discomfort, and frustration—and they are deprived of everything that is natural and important to them. 

Please urge Fair Grounds Race Course Slots management to cancel these cruel races and replace them with a humane alternative. 

Send polite comments to:

Tim Bryant
Fair Grounds Race Course Slots
1751 Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70119

Eric Halstrom
Vice President and General Manager of Racing
Fair Grounds Race Course Slots

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Article source: PETA Action Alerts

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