Protests against Sydney Opera House promoting horse race

Opera House was promoting the world’s richest horse race, opponents said racing encourages animal cruelty and gambling.

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    The iconic Sydney Opera House was lit up as a giant billboard to promote the world’s richest horse race, the Everest, on Sunday.

    But protesters against animal cruelty and gambling have reined in the politicians.

     

    Al Jazeera's Paul Chaderjian reports.


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