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How Horse Racing Went Horribly Wrong at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. — On the morning of March 29, Santa Anita Park was reopening for racing…

Santa Anita Park’s Death Toll Reaches 30 Racehorses

Another horse died at Santa Anita Park in Southern California on Saturday — the 30th since…

At Santa Anita Park, Horses Must Now Be Evaluated by a Safety Team Before Racing

California regulators and the owners of Santa Anita Park announced on Wednesday that a team of…

Newsom, Citing 29 Horse Deaths, Calls for Hold on Racing at Santa Anita Park

Gov. Gavin Newsom of California called on Tuesday for a moratorium on racing at Santa Anita…

29 Racehorses Have Died at This Track Since Dec. 26

The California Horse Racing Board asked on Sunday that the owners of Santa Anita Park shut…

27 Racehorses Have Died at This Track Since Dec. 26

At Santa Anita Park in Southern California on Wednesday, a 2-year-old colt named Derby River was…

Another Horse Dies at Santa Anita Park

At Santa Anita Park in Southern California, a 9-year-old gelding named Kochees became the 26th fatality…

2019 Preakness: War of Will Wins in Dramatic Rebound from Kentucky Derby Loss

BALTIMORE — War of Will, who lost a chance at victory in the Kentucky Derby after…

Under Pressure, Leaders in Horse Racing Industry Move to Limit Medication Use

Under pressure from animal-rights groups and a growing public perception that horse racing is cruel, the…

Death of Another Horse at Santa Anita Rocks Industry

Horse racing is among America’s oldest sports and perhaps the only one ever run out of…

Santa Anita’s Reopening Day Ends With a Feeling of Relief

ARCADIA, Calif. — The mood was tense on Friday at Santa Anita Park, one of the…

Santa Anita Bans Drugs and Whips After Spate of Horse Deaths

One of horse racing’s most celebrated tracks, Santa Anita Park in Southern California, said on Thursday…

Racing Halted at Santa Anita After Horse Deaths

Santa Anita Park has suspended thoroughbred racing indefinitely after a spike of fatalities have cast doubt…