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Claim thrown out in spooked racehorse case

August 29, 2017

In a recent appeal decision the High Court has thrown out a case on appeal brought under the sometimes controversial Animals Act legislation. In the case of David Lynch v Ed Walker Racing Ltd 2017, David Lynch (L) had been a stable boy employed by Ed Walker Racing Ltd (E).  He had been riding a 2 year old colt in a string of 9 racehorses along a track beside a road.  To the left of the string was…