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April 02, 2019 - Heavy

Santa Anita Horse Deaths: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Santa Anita Horse Deaths: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
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The deaths are prompting new scrutiny of horse racing.

In little more than three months, 23 horses have died at Santa Anita, the Thoroughbred racetrack in Arcadia, California. The most recent death on Sunday comes just days after the 85-year-old facility reopened following its first-ever closing to evaluate soil conditions.

“Not just Santa Anita, but the entire sport has been under siege from animal rights advocates who have gotten the attention of the general public because of the number of equine deaths,” reports LA Times.

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