Horse Racing

3:42 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — Santa Anita plans to resume racing on March 29, pending approval of new safety and medication rules by the California Horse Racing Board. Racing has been suspended at the track since March 5 after an unusually large number of fatal injuries to horses. There have been 22
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7:30 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office says it has assigned investigators to help look into 22 recent horse deaths at Santa Anita Park. District attorney’s spokesman Greg Risling said Friday the investigators will work with the California Horse Racing Board as it probes the deaths. A
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12:40 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — Santa Anita is imposing new rules to scrutinize horses training on its racetrack and adding a director of equine welfare following the deaths of 21 horses since Dec. 26. The Stronach Group, which owns the historic Southern California track, announced the changes on Saturday. The main dirt
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8:36 PM ET ESPN News Services ARCADIA, Calif. — Santa Anita has suspended racing indefinitely after the 21st horse death at the storied Southern California racetrack since the winter meet began on Dec. 26, track officials announced Tuesday. Races have been suspended through the weekend, and there’s no timetable on when they will resume. The
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Winx is rated a $1.09 chance with TAB to win the Group 2 Apollo Stakes at Royal Randwick. Should she do so, the seven-year-old mare will achieve a remarkable 30th-straight win. She’s the popular choice on the bookies boards and horse racing’s current star. But are her achievements on the track enough to distract from
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1:53 PM ET Associated Press SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Jockey Craig Perret, trainers Mark Casse, Christophe Clement and David Whiteley, and five thoroughbreds are contemporary finalists for the National Museum of Racing’s 2019 Hall of Fame ballot. The racehorses are Blind Luck, Gio Ponti, Havre de Grace, Rags to Riches and Royal Delta. Results of
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4:44 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza says doctors have cleared him to resume his Hall of Fame riding career. Espinoza exercised two horses at Santa Anita on Sunday. He has been sidelined since breaking a vertebra in his neck and injuring his left shoulder and arm in a
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