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Newsom calls on racetrack to halt races until further inspection following 29th horse death

John Bowden June 11, 2019

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) called Tuesday night for a racetrack in the state to suspend horse races until state officials can guarantee the facility's safety after more than two dozen horses died.

Newsom said in a press release Tuesday evening that he was asking state officials to suspend all business at the Santa Anita Park until veterinarians hired by the state inspected the conditions at the horse track.

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