How Many Horses Died at the 2022 Grand National?

How many horses died in the 2022 Grand National?: At this year’s Grand National, the 174th edition of the world’s most popular horse race, billions were again tuned in. That year, Noble Yeats won the title with a 50-1 shot, beating favorite Any Second Now for 2nd place. Around 40 horses went to the starting line and mastered the 30 obstacles. 1 horse at the Grand National, the main event of the festival, which took place on Saturday night, has reportedly died. Discorama died after being pulled up in front of the 13th fence with a wound. Unfortunately, the wound was later described as fatal. Follow more update on Mazic.co

How many horses died in the 2022 Grand National

How Many Horses Died at the 2022 Grand National?

The Grand National Festival, which spans several days in Aintree, had already seen some tragedy. 2 horses died at the festival this year. There were painful scenes on Saturday when Elle Est Belle suffered a suspected cardiac arrest hours before the main event as she placed 4th in the beginners. Solwara One, ridden by jockey Sam Twiston-Davies, was the first fatality of this year’s race week after the 1.45pm race on Friday.

The RSCPA has criticized the sinking, saying that “the sinking of a horse is always one too many,” while animal rights activists and campaign groups have long called for stricter safety measures at horse racing.

How many horses died at the Grand National?

Since the 1st Grand National in 1839, 86 horses have died at the time of the race itself, with almost half of those deaths occurring between 2000 and 2012. Last year The Long Mile had to be euthanized at the time of the main race after suffering an injury while running on the flat course, 2 years after Up for Review lost his life at Aintree.

In Aintree alone, 55 horses have died since 2000, 15 of them at the time of the Grand National itself, while 200 horses died across the UK in 2021. 2 horses – Elle Est Belle and Solwara One – have died at the 2022 festival. While modern jump races average just over 4 horse fatalities for every 1,000 horses entered, the National had 7 fatalities out of 439 horses entered between 2000 and 2010.

Since changes to the course were introduced in 2012, there have been 4 fatalities at the time of the legendary steeplechase. The number of fatalities in the race since 2000 is as follows:

  1. 2022 – 2nd
  2. 2021 – 1st
  3. 2020 – N/A
  4. 2019 – 1st
  5. 2018 – 0
  6. 2017 – 0
  7. 2016 – 0
  8. 2015 – 0
  9. 2014 – 0
  10. 2013 – 0
  11. 2012 – 2nd
  12. 2011 – 2nd
  13. 2010 – 0
  14. 2009 – 1
  15. 2008 – 1
  16. 2007 – 1
  17. 2006 – 1
  18. 2005 – 0
  19. 2004 – 0
  20. 2003 – 1
  21. 2002 – 2nd
  22. 2001 – 0
  23. 2000 – 0

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