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Feeling at odds with horse racing? Betting or boycotting, here's a guide to help weigh up the stakes

And they're off! I'm Just Here for the Drinks was first out the gate, I Want a Day Off Work is not far behind, I Only Bet Once a Year coming in third, I Feel Like a Bit of a Hypocrite is on the inside, and running out wide is Won't Somebody Think of the Horses?!

If you're feeling a little at odds with the Melbourne Cup, you're not an outsider.

An ABC investigation that revealed the slaughter of racehorses for pet food and human consumption shocked many would-be punters and added fuel to anti-racing campaigns.

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Article written by: Samantha Turnbull

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