Zito, Jackson, Hancock Discuss Slaughter Issue

The excitement of the upcoming third jewel of the Triple Crown highlights the shining careers of Thoroughbreds in their prime, but also conjures up the tender subject of what might happen to those runners once their careers have ended.

An astonishing figure of 70,000-100,000 horses are slaughtered each year and sent to foreign markets for human consumption, many without the knowledge

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