Santa Anita, once known as The Great Race Place, is becoming somewhat of a joke due to the inconsistency in their statements as they relate to the fatality crisis that has plagued the track this meet. An experiment to have riders ride with no riding crops or whips whatsoever on April 12th, 2019 has been cancelled. The riders will now be allowed to carry crops. The Lasix ban was previously abandoned for a phase out approach over time. An emergency meeting by the CHRB to discuss moving the current meets dates was also cancelled after the track ran three days without incident.