Santa Anita

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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...
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CBS News
October 28, 2019 - 12:08 pm
Arcadia, Calif. — A 2-year-old filly injured her right front leg less than a half-mile from the finish line in a race at Santa Anita and was euthanized. The horse's death brings the total number of horse deaths at the Southern California track to 36 since Dec. 26 and 72 since the 2018 season, CBS...
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AP News
October 20, 2019 - 8:27 am
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A 3-year-old gelding was fatally injured in the fifth race at Santa Anita on Saturday, becoming the 34th horse to die at the track since December. According to a statement from track owner The Stronach Group, jockey Ruben Fuentes pulled up Satchel Paige at the three-eighths...
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CNS News
October 07, 2019 - 10:59 am
ARCADIA (CNS) - An official with an animal rights group Sunday called for a nationwide suspension of horse racing following the 33rd death of a horse at Santa Anita Park since Dec. 26. The call by Kathy Guillermo, the senior vice president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, came one...
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September 30, 2019 - 7:06 am
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A 3-year-old colt sustained a catastrophic injury in the eighth race at Santa Anita and was euthanized Saturday, the 32nd horse to die at the track since December. Two-time Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Mario Gutierrez was tossed off in the incident on the second day of the...
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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...
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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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