Two more horses die at Santa Anita race track
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Two more horses die at Santa Anita race track

August 10, 2019


PARAMEDICS RUSHED THE MAN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH MAJOR INJURIES. HE’S SAID TO BE IN CRITICAL CONDITION. OFFICERS SAY THE DRIVER STOPPED AND IS COOPERATING WITH THE INVESTIGATION. THEY DON’T BELIEVE ALCOHOL, DRUGS OR SPEED WERE FACTORS IN THE CRASH. MADDIE: TWO MORE HORSES HAVE DIED AT SANTA ANITA AS THE RACE TRACK RESISTS CALLS TO SUSPEND RACING. THE LATEST DEATHS OVER THE WEEKEND BRING THE TOTAL ON SAURDAY — A HORSE FRACTURED ITS PELVIS DURING A RACE AND WAS PUT DOWN. SO ON SUNDAY — STATE OFFICALS RECOMMENTED THE TRACK SUSPEND THE REST OF THE MEET. TRACK OFFICIALS DECINED AND HOURS LATER — ANOTHER HORSE DIED. THESE LATEST DEATHS BRING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF DEATHS TO 29 SINCE DECEMBER. YOU MAY REMEMBER — THE TRACK CLOSED FOR THREE WEEKS IN MARCH AFTER THE FIRST 22 HORSES DIED. BACK IN APRIL — THE LA DISTRICT ATTORNEY LAUNCHED AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE DEATHS. LAST MONTH THE TRACK INTRODUCED NEW RULES REGULATING THE USE OF WHIPS AND MEDICATION. ALEX: MAGIC MOUNTAIN AND

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