Judge denies Santa Anita animal rights advocates park access to protest

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.

Santa Anita Park horse deaths

Why are so many horses dying at the Santa Anita race track? 21 horses so far this season. A crucial day in solving the mystery could come on Thursday.