Three horses have died in three days at Santa Anita Park while animal rights activists continue to push for a nationwide ban on racing.
Another racehorse died today after breaking an ankle at Santa Anita Park, one day after a 5-year-old gelding was euthanized afterfracturing his right front ankle at the Arcadia track.
A 5-year-old gelding has been euthanized after fracturing his right front ankle in a race at Santa Anita Park, the 40th horsedeath at the Arcadia track since December 2018.
The activist group Horseracing Wrongs plans to conduct a vigil for fallen horses and a demonstration against horse racing Saturday morning outside Santa Anita Park in response to the latest horse death at the track.
Santa Anita's opening weekend reportedly was marred by the death of another racehorse -- though the latest fatality happened on Thursday, two days before Saturday's rescheduled opening day.
Santa Anita Park's latest racing season has begun amid criticism by animal-rights activists about the deaths of 37 horses at the Arcadia track within the past year.
With rain in the forecast for much of next week, Santa Anita Park postponed Thursday's scheduled opening of its winter-spring meet by two days.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office made a series of recommendations aimed at improving safety at Californiarace tracks, but concluded there was no criminal wrongdoing connected to the deaths of dozens of horses over the past year at Santa Anita Park.
Two horses died after the first race at Los Alamitos Race Course Saturday, adding to the death toll in a year that has seen increased scrutiny of the sport in Southern California.
Another horse has died after suffering an injury during a race Saturday afternoon.
Santa Anita Park will host a record 10th Breeders' Cup World Championships event beginning Friday as the Arcadia racetrack facescontinuing pressure from animal rights activists over the deaths of 36 thoroughbred horses since last December.
Another racehorse was killed at Santa Anita Park on Sunday, the second horse death there this weekend and the 36th horse to die at the troubled track since Dec. 26.
A 6-year-old mare named GQ Covergirl has become the 35th horse to die at Santa Anita Park since the start of its winter/spring meeton Dec. 26.
Satchel Paige, a 3-year-old gelding, died on Saturday after suffering an injury to his left leg during the fifth race at Santa Anita, the 34th death of a horse at the track since Dec. 26.
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A 33rd horse has died at Santa Anita racetrack since December 26.
A group of animal-rights advocates upset about the deaths of dozens of steeds at Santa Anita Race Track lost a round in courtThursday when a judge denied their request to be allowed to protest in the parking lot, walkways and gate areas of the venue that do not require a ticket.
A horse has died after racing at the Santa Anita Park Saturday afternoon. The park opened a day before for its 23-day autumn racing meet.
Santa Anita Park will begin its 23-day autumn racing meet Friday under intense scrutiny prompted by the deaths of 31 horses at the track since late December.
Another horse has died at the Santa Anita race track. Four-year-old Zeke was euthanized after suffering an injury during training on Monday at the track.