Two Horse Deaths In Two Days At Santa Anita, Death Toll Now 41 Since December 2018Another racehorse has died after breaking an ankle at Santa Anita Park, just one day after a 5-year-old gelding was euthanized at the Arcadia track.
Mongolian Groom's Death Inspires Vigil, New Calls For Santa Anita Park To CloseRacing resumed at Santa Anita Park Sunday one day after the death of Mongolian Groom, the 37th horse to die at the track since December.
Horse Euthanized After Breeders' Cup Race Injury, 37th Horse To Die At Santa Anita Since DecemberMongolian Groom was euthanized after suffering an injury in its left hind limb during the last race at the Breeders' Cup Saturday.
Santa Anita Hosts Record 10th Breeders' Cup Amid Increased Scrutiny Over Horse DeathsThe two-day series will include 14 Breeders' Cup races with a $28 million purse and five of Friday's races featuring 2-year-old colts and fillies.
Horse Euthanized At Santa Anita Race Track, 36th Horse Death Since DecemberBye Bye Beautiful, a 2-year-old filly, was euthanized at Santa Anita Race Track after pulling up on the backstretch of Sunday's third race with a foreleg injury.
Santa Anita Begins Fall Meet Under Cloud Of ControversyThirty-one horses during racing or training during this racing season, which began in mid-December. A total of 67 horses have died during racing or training dating all the way back to the 2018 season.
Horse Deaths Don't Shake Breeders' Cup Confidence In Santa AnitaBreeders' Cup CEO and President Craig Fravel says he remains confident the race track will make sure November's "Super Bowl of Horse Racing" is a safe one.
Santa Anita Sees 27th Horse Death Of The SeasonA 2-year-old Colt named River Derby had to be euthanized after suffering a fractured shoulder during a training session.