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Los Angeles Animal Board to Weigh Horse Racing Ban

July 22, 2019 The effort grew out of the recent controversy at Santa Anita Park in nearby Arcadia, where 30 horses died during the winter/spring racing season that concluded in late June.

If one local animal commissioner has his way, Los Angeles will soon become the first major city in the country to ban all activities related to horse racing.

Commissioner Roger Wolfson, who recently encouraged the Los Angeles Board of Animal Services to pass a motion banning rodeos in the city, has placed an item on the board's Tuesday agenda described as "Opposition to Horse Racing in the State of California."

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