Prosecutors look into spate of horse deaths at Santa Anita
Friday, 15 March 2019 () ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office says it has assigned investigators to help look into 22 recent horse deaths at Santa Anita. District attorney’s spokesman Greg Risling said Friday the investigators will work with the California Horse Racing Board as it probes the deaths. Meanwhile California Rep. Judy Chu, whose […]
After another fatality raised Santa Anita Park's horse death toll to 22 in less than three months, company officials on Thursday declared a zero-tolerance policy for race day medication at the Arcadia..
The owner of Santa Anita Park announced a ban Thursday on medication for horses on days they are scheduled to race after the death of the 22nd horse at the Arcadia track since racing began in December.
While live racing is suspended indefinitely at Santa Anita Park, officials announced Thursday that the training track will reopen as they continue to try to determine what could be responsible for the..
Prosecutors, and the horse racing industry, are seeking to determine what has caused the deaths of 22 horses since late December. The process could shape the... NYTimes.com Also reported by •FOX Sports •USATODAY.com •Seattle Times •Reuters
One of horse racing’s premier tracks took action after yet another horse died, the 22nd in six weeks, an unusually high number. NYTimes.com Also reported by •USATODAY.com •FOX Sports •ESPN •Seattle Times