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There was no other option for Cliffsofmoher at the Melbourne Cup, says specialist

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There was no other option for Cliffsofmoher at the Melbourne Cup but euthanasia, says Registered Specialist in Equine Surgery, Dr Ian Fulton.

Social media has been in uproar since yesterday afternoon, when Cliffsofmoher was euthanaised shortly after the Melbourne Cup race after breaking his shoulder. He is the sixth horse to die at the Melbourne Cup since 2016.

Dr Ian Fulton joins Fairsy, filling in for Brian Carlton, to talk about the injuries that race horses can sustain, and the choices available when these injuries do occur.

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