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Stronach Group Issues Statement

2019-06-11T14:01:11-05:00June 11th, 2019|

  In light of the CHRB and Senator Feinstein calling for a halt in racing at Santa Anita The Stronach Group has issued a statement to address the concerns and explain their position to continue running the meet. Below is the statement: “We are collectively working on behalf of everyone [...]

Pender Suspended 30 Days

2019-06-10T14:40:57-05:00June 10th, 2019|

    The California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) stewards have suspended trainer Michael Pender 30 days for violations of animal welfare and trainer insurer rules. Trainer Pender who had been ordered by Santa Anita management to vacate his stalls last month, was charged with “knowingly” working a horse at Santa [...]

CHRB Meeting: Horse Shortage a Concern

2019-05-24T05:56:17-05:00May 24th, 2019|

  Most tracks are having trouble filing races, are drawing later and later and keeping entries open longer. The horse shortage is affecting racetracks across the country and the big meets are not immune. Del Mar may be forced to run fewer races per day during the upcoming summer meeting [...]

Morey Mystery Revealed

2019-04-19T09:52:42-05:00April 19th, 2019|

On March 29, 2019 the Santa Anita stewards scratched all three of trainer William Morey's entries scheduled to race that day. This lead to widespread speculation and rumors, which were likely escalated by the complications Santa Anita faced following the rash of fatalities suffered at the racetrack. Om April 16th, [...]

Experiment Cancelled

2019-04-10T11:36:07-05:00April 10th, 2019|

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 [...]

Meeting Cancelled

2019-04-09T10:19:48-05:00April 8th, 2019|

The special meeting of the California Horse Racing Board that was scheduled for April 12 has been canceled. The discussion of Santa Anita Park moving their racing dates to a different venue is being moved to the agenda for the April 18 meeting of the Board. The CHRB indicated as [...]

The History and Future of Synthetics

2019-04-06T16:55:11-05:00April 6th, 2019|

  The History and Future of Synthetics By Peter Lee   After a 23rd horse died at Santa Anita Park on March 31, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals urged horse racing officials to replace all racetracks in California to "the known-safest racing surface—a synthetic track."   Horse [...]

A Santa Anita Experiment

2019-04-06T09:19:15-05:00April 6th, 2019|

  Despite world renowned Hall of Fame riders like Gary Stevens and Mike Smith publicly expressing concerns about riding in a horse race with no whip or riding crop, the CHRB and Stronach Group have decided to try it. On April 12th, 2019 Santa Anita will run without the riders [...]