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Another week at Santa Anita, another horse dies. What is wrong with this park?

Carla Hall June 7, 2019

A 27th horse has died at Santa Anita Park. The grim numbers have continued to climb despite repeated calls from animal welfare organizations, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), and the Los Angeles Times editorial board to suspend racing for the rest of this season.

The editorial board called for a suspension in racing after the 26th horse died, arguing that the park should wait for the final results of the investigation into the deaths. With only 12 days left in the racing season, we argued, why risk a 27th death? That was May 29.

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