Inside Nature's Giants - Series 3, Episode 6 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Racehorse

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This episode studies the thoroughbred racehorse, an animal biologically engineered for speed. They dissect an elite racehorse to reveal the extraordinary spring system that propels it to 45mph, its super-sized organs and built-in turbo-booster. Simon Watt visits the top breeding centre in Europe to find out how to produce a champion; and Mark Evans investigates the science behind their phenomenal performance and their vulnerability to injury.

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