Horse Deaths

KNX 1070
KNX 1070
CNS News
December 19, 2019 - 12:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office today made a series of recommendations aimed at improving safety at California race tracks, but concluded there was no criminal wrongdoing connected to the deaths of dozens of horses over the past year at Santa Anita Park. "After...
Read More
AP
Rebekah Sager
October 31, 2019 - 11:10 am
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) will hold a protest Thursday over what they call the "inexcusable deaths" of 36 horses at Santa Anita racetrack. The protest is set for noon on Thursday in front of the offices of District Attorney Jackie Lacey. The protest comes just four days...
Read More
AP
KNX 1070
September 27, 2019 - 10:49 am
Santa Anita Park opens its 23-day fall racing meet Friday following a very tough spring racing season that saw dozens of horses die. There have been 31 horse fatalities at Santa Anita since December. The fall racing meet begins today at @santaanitapark amid intense scrutiny following 31 horse...
Read More
AP
June 26, 2019 - 2:00 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's governor has signed a law clearing the way for regulators to suspend the horse racing license for beleaguered Santa Anita Park after the death of 30 horses at the famous track. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom's office said Wednesday he has signed Senate Bill 469...
Read More
AP
June 24, 2019 - 7:06 am
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Anita's troubled racing season has come to a close after the deaths of 30 horses at the Southern California track rattled the industry and led to Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer being banned when four of his horses were among the casualties. There were no...
Read More
June 14, 2019 - 10:25 am
On the heels of Gov. Gavin Newsom's call for horses to be medically cleared before they are allowed to race, the owners of Santa Anita racetrack say a five-member horse safety review team will be brought in for the final six days of racing at the track. The team will have the power to scratch...
Read More
Jon Baird
May 30, 2019 - 1:59 pm
In response to the increasing number of horse racing deaths in California, including the death of 26 horses at Santa Anita Park, Gov. Gavin Newsom today announced his support for SB 469, which would authorize the California Horse Racing Board to suspend horse racing licenses to protect the health...
Read More
AP
May 28, 2019 - 7:43 am
The owner of Santa Anita is investigating whether new rules were followed before the 26th horse death at the Southern California racetrack. Kochees, a 9-year-old gelding, was euthanized Sunday after injuring his left front leg in a race a day earlier. It was the third horse death in nine days and...
Read More
Jon Baird
May 23, 2019 - 5:10 pm
(KNX 1070) - The California Horse Racing Board met at Santa Anita Thursday. The track has been under intense scrutiny because of the death of 25 horses, two in just the past week. Dozens of people crowded into the meeting today to sound off. Animal activists and those in the horse racing industry...
Read More
Getty
April 24, 2019 - 8:58 am
A family feud has become public over horse racing at Santa Anita. The founder and part-owner of the track says he wants to put the operations under a trust, taking management power away from his daughter. At a standing-room-only conference in Arcadia last night, Frank Stronach took square aim at...
Read More

Pages