Santa Anita

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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April 12, 2019 - 9:36 am
In the wake of nearly two dozen horse deaths at Santa Anita Park, state legislators are now looking at making it easier to suspend racing when there are safety concerns at a track. The bill would allow the California Horse Racing Board to suspend a license temporarily until any health or safety...
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AP
April 03, 2019 - 12:25 pm
Following the 23rd horse death at Santa Anita Park, Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday called on the California Horse Racing Board to suspend all racing at the track, and hours later the board scheduled a special meeting to consider relocating races to other tracks. Feinstein, D-California, sent a...
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AP
April 01, 2019 - 7:22 am
Dramatic video captured a two-horse spill in the $100,000 San Simeon Stakes at Santa Anita on Sunday that led to the 23rd equine fatality at the Southern California track in just over three months. Arms Runner injured his right front leg and fell in the Grade 3 race on turf, two days after Santa...
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Jon Baird
March 29, 2019 - 6:57 am
After a hiatus of nearly a month prompted by a spate of horse deaths, racing will resume at Santa Anita Park today, one day after the California Horse Racing Board approved restrictions on certain medications administered to the animals. The board also adopted a restriction that would mostly ban...
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Jon Baird
March 11, 2019 - 4:01 pm
Officials at Santa Anita Park are targeting March 22nd as the date to resume racing. The main track has been open for limited training today but it remains closed for racing indefinitely as officials implement a series of safety protocols in the wake of 21 horse deaths at the facility since...
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