This triggered a pile-up, with other horses and jockeys hitting the ground as Hewitson and his horse were trampled by the rest of the field.
Horse Breeds Matter One of the most famous breeds around is definitely the Thoroughbred, which started being bred in late-17th-century England as a result of breeding English mares with Oriental stallions.
The simulcast offerings have also recently expanded to include Australian Harness racing and Australian Greyhound racing.
Race replays from Kranji racecourse, Singapore can be viewed via the website.
From here it has spread around the world with most countries welcoming horse racing in one form or another.