In June 2016, we presented this petition to Ascot Racecourse Management calling for an independent inquiry into recent horse deaths at the course
. The petition had raised a massive 118,000 signatures.
After ten weeks of silence from Ascot Management, the racecourse finally issued a pitiful and negative response. Their key point was blunt: "We do not feel we need to conduct an enquiry… they were injuries that could happen anywhere…"