Santa Anita Park is a Thoroughbred racetrack in Arcadia, California, United States. It offers some of the prominent horse racing events in the United States during early fall, winter and in spring. The track is home to numerous prestigious races including both the Santa Anita Derby and the Santa Anita Handicap as well as hosting the Breeders' Cup in 1986, 1993, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 and will host in 2019. Since 2011, The Stronach Group are the current owners.
Safety is a top concern heading into the 2019 Breeders' Cup Classic after 36 horses died at Santa Anita Park since December. The track made sweeping safety changes, some question whether it's enough... CBS News - Published
The death of another horse at California’s Santa Anita race track is raising safety concerns about the sport. In Saturday’s $6 million Breeders' Cup classic, the horse Mongolian Groom broke his.. CBS News - Published
Mare G Q Covergirl was euthanized on Friday after she injured her two front legs while running on the training track at Santa Anita Park, bringing the death toll at the venue to 35 since Dec. 26. Reuters - Published
California's governor on Wednesday signed legislation allowing state officials to suspend or shut down horse races with little notice, responding to a furor over the death of 30 horses since December.. Reuters - Published
Santa Anita's troubled racing season has come to a close after the deaths of 30 horses at the Southern California track rattled the industry and led to Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer being.. USATODAY.com - Published
The Santa Anita Park horse racing track near Los Angeles will not close before season-end as requested by regulators, its owners said on Sunday, after media reported that two more horses died at the.. Reuters - Published