Santa Anita fatalities tied to pre-existing conditions

Santa Anita Racetrakc

Despite the publicity surrounding the wide-spread drugging revealed by an FBI investigation, an inquiry from the California Racing Board has revealed no illegal medications or procedures were involved with the 23 Santa Anita fatalities; instead, 21 of the horses had evidence pre-existing pathology at the site of their fatal injury. In plain English, the horses […]

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How fatalities at Santa Anita are changing racing

Santa Anita Racecourse

As the Kentucky Derby approaches on May 4th, the most talked about issue in horse racing is not who will win the prestigious race. Rather, it’s what’s been happening at Santa Anita. Twenty-three race horses have died at the Santa Anita racetrack since the end of December 2018, mostly due to injuries from racing or […]

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