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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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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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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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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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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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