Santa Anita

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...
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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...
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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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AP
June 09, 2019 - 7:23 pm
ARCADIA, Calif.— A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet. Truffalino collapsed in the final stages of the third race on turf Sunday. A track spokesman says the 3-year-old filly died of a...
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AP
June 06, 2019 - 1:38 pm
A horse sustained a catastrophic injury while training at Santa Anita this week -- and had to be euthanized. The horse is the 27th horse to die after training or racing at Santa Anita. The colt River Derby fractured a shoulder Wednesday, but the injury was too severe and the horse had to be put...
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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...
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AP
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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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...
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AP
May 21, 2019 - 9:48 am
(KNX 1070) - It's the second horse death in four days for the Santa Anita racetrack. A horse pulled up during a race Sunday and was euthanized Monday. Another horse had to be euthanized Friday It's the 25th death since December 26 although until last week there had been six weeks of safe racing and...
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