Santa Anita

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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AP
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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AP
May 02, 2019 - 8:50 am
Santa Anita officials are betting on new technology to better detect injuries following a rash of horse deaths at the racetrack. The track will be getting a machine later this year that can be used to do PET scans on part of a horse's leg without anesthesia to spot injuries on a microscopic level...
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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...
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AP
April 18, 2019 - 2:10 pm
UPDATE: Santa Anita says there are no plans to potentially move some upcoming horse races from its track. A meeting took place Thursday morning in Arcadia with the California Horse Racing Board to go over the recent horse deaths at Santa Anita. Since late December, 23 horsed have suffered fatal...
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