Polo player takes legal action over 16 horse deaths

Andrew Williams lodges legal action over polo pony deaths

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Andrew Williams, pictured right, has taken legal action against TT Line and QUBE Holdings.

Andrew Williams, pictured right, has taken legal action against TT Line and QUBE Holdings.

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The owners of 16 horses that died in transit from Tasmania to NSW have taken legal action.

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The owners of 16 horses that died in transit from Tasmania to NSW in January have taken legal action against TT-Line and QUBE Holdings. 

Court documents sighted by The Examiner reveal Andrew Michael Williams filed a civil case with the Supreme Court of Victoria on Friday, August 24. 

Mr Williams is claiming $639,000 in damages as the combined value of 13 horses that died, as well as the loss of profit from his polo business estimated to be $100,000. 

The horses were among 18 being transported by Mr Williams, after competing at the Barnbougle Polo event in the state’s North. 

A spokesperson for Mr Williams said the statement of claim had been lodged, but that no other comment would be provided at this time. 

TT-Line were contacted for comment. 

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