Horse racing

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July 18, 2019 - 10:55 am
DEL MAR (CNS) - Two horses died at the Del Mar Fairgrounds race track this morning after colliding during a training session, according to officials with the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. The accident happened around 6:30 a.m. during a training session, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club spokesman Dan Smith...
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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...
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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...
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Margaret Carrero
June 20, 2019 - 3:43 pm
LOS ANGELES - Amid growing calls for a halt to horse racing in California due to a spate of horse deaths at Santa Anita racetrack, workers at the Arcadia track today professed their love for the animals and said shutting down the industry would lead to thousands of job losses. The backstretch...
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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...
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June 07, 2019 - 11:39 am
The last leg of the horse racing's Triple Crown plays out Saturday at Belmont Park on 1 1/2 miles of dirt. With Las Vegas handicapping the Belmont Stakes, fans are given an idea of who should theoretically win the race. But that isn't always the case. Here are five of the biggest long shots to win...
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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...
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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...
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May 27, 2019 - 8:19 am
ARCADIA, Calif. — Santa Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was euthanized. Twenty-six horses have died in racing or training at the Southern California track since Dec. 26. The Los Angeles Times reported that Kochees sustained an injury to its...
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May 19, 2019 - 9:07 am
The chief operating officer of the group that owns Santa Anita Park said the racetrack will keep monitoring the safety conditions after another death of a horse in training. A 3-year-old horse broke down with a shoulder injury Friday while galloping and was euthanized at the track in Arcadia,...
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