This piece of mine appears in today's First Post.
Neil Clark: Death of Eric's Charm suggests some horses are being asked to go on racing for too long
Three weeks ago, Newbury racecourse made the news headlines when two horses, Marching Song and Fenix Two, were electrocuted by an underground cable in a freak accident in the paddock.
Yesterday, there were more tears at the Berkshire track as one of Britain's most popular racehorses, the veteran Eric's Charm, was destroyed after breaking a leg in a handicap chase. An hour later, the up-and-coming hurdler Karky Schultz also met his end after a crashing fall.
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