The WBA wants a total ban on the use of the whip for encouragement or punishment in racing and across all equestrian sports.
Desert Ride circled the field to win the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks, the first leg of the Triple Tiara series, on Saturday at Woodbine.
Does the racing of horses carelessly force them into a danger zone? No. Horses love to run and compete. They do it naturally.