Tag: Santa Anita Park

Another Racehorse Dies at Santa Anita During Training
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Another Racehorse Dies at Santa Anita During Training

Zeke, a 4-year-old gelding, was euthanized on Monday night after suffering a pelvic fracture on the training track, the Los Angeles Times reported. “We are carefully reviewing what factors could have contributed to Zeke’s injury,” Dr. Dionne Benson, chief veterinarian for The Stronach Group, which owns the park, said in a statement. “Santa Anita will continue to…

Workers at Santa Anita Worried for Their Livelihoods
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Workers at Santa Anita Worried for Their Livelihoods

More than 500 Santa Anita backstretch workers and jockeys held a press conference Thursday morning to raise awareness about the people who take care of the horses. Workers are worried about their jobs and want people to know that their livelihoods depend on Santa Anita staying open and succeeding. One sign read, “Horses are our…

Feinstein to Santa Anita Owners: ‘Suspend Racing Immediately’
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Feinstein to Santa Anita Owners: ‘Suspend Racing Immediately’

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) Tuesday, June 10, released the following statement on more deaths at the Santa Anita Race Track: “Santa Anita should have suspended racing in March after 23 horses died over a three-month stretch to open the season. Now that six more horses have died in just 23 days – 29 total deaths…

26th Horse Euthanized at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia
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26th Horse Euthanized at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia

A 9-year-old horse named Kochees was the 26th horse to die at Santa Anita Race Track since the end of December. PETA Senior Vice President Kathy Guillermo issued a statement after the death of Kochees calling for all California race tracks to be suspended “until the ongoing investigation by the district attorney is complete and the new…

25th Horse Euthanized at Arcadia’s Santa Anita Park
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25th Horse Euthanized at Arcadia’s Santa Anita Park

After six weeks of racing and training, Santa Anita Race Track had its second equine death in less than a week when a horse was euthanized Monday. It was the 25th death of a horse since Dec. 26, 2018. The gelding, Spectacular Music, was taken off the course by the jockey and taken to the barns…

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