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22 horses die in 3 months at California racetrack

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Mar 14, 2019 4:30 PM 1+ week ago

Santa Anita Park officials confirmed the latest death on Thursday, saying a horse had to be euthanized after breaking her two front ankles.

A park spokesman has cited rain as a likely major factor in the incidents.

The Stronach Group, which owns the racetrack, did not definitively blame the horses' injuries on substances they received, but on Thursday company officials declared a zero-tolerance policy for race-day medication at the Arcadia facility, saying they needed to take a step toward fixing a "broken" system.


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