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Bricks and Mortar caps perfect year with Eclipse Awards sweep

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. -- Best horse. Best trainer. Best owner. Best jockey. Best breeder.Bricks and Mortar had a perfect year, and the Eclipse Award voters gave his team a historic night.After going 6-for-6 -- all on the turf --...

Third horse in three days dies at Santa Anita during training hours

ARCADIA, Calif. -- A third horse died in three days at Santa Anita when it collided with another horse during training hours on Sunday.2 RelatedTikkun Olam, a 4-year-old gelding trained by Eric Kuljac, was euthanized because of his undisclosed...

Two horses euthanized due to ankle fractures in two days at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. -- Two horses have died in two days of racing at Santa Anita, where four deaths have occurred since last month.Uncontainable and Harliss were both euthanized after breaking their right front ankles.Uncontainable was injured in a turf...

Report on Breeders’ Cup fatality finds evaluation process lacking

LOS ANGELES -- A report on the death of Mongolian Groom in the Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita says veterinarians missed opportunities to remove the gelding from the $6 million race because of time constraints or deficiencies in...

Trainer Mick Ruis sues California Horse Racing Board over Justify’s drug test from Santa...

LOS ANGELES -- Trainer Mick Ruis sued the California Horse Racing Board on Monday, alleging it intentionally failed to discharge its public duty when the board hid and subsequently dismissed Justify's positive drug test in the 2018 Santa Anita...

Horse euthanized after breaking down in turf race at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. -- A horse broke down in the last race at Santa Anita on Wednesday, the track's first racing death of the winter-spring meet after a spate of deaths last year.Golden Birthday took a bad step in the...

Omaha Beach win gives jockey Mike Smith record 217th Grade 1 victory

ARCADIA, Calif. -- Omaha Beach won the $300,000 Malibu Stakes by 2 3/4 lengths on opening day at Santa Anita, giving Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith a record 217th Grade 1 victory.Smith surpassed the mark set by retired...

Santa Anita postpones opening day due to rainy forecast

ARCADIA, Calif. -- Santa Anita is postponing the opening day of its winter-spring meet by two days to Dec. 28 ahead of next week's forecast that calls for rain.The Southern California racetrack announced its decision on Saturday. It will...

Prosecutors find no crimes in Santa Anita horse racing deaths

LOS ANGELES -- California prosecutors found no evidence of animal cruelty or other crimes during an investigation into a spike in horse deaths at Santa Anita Park racetrack over the past year, according to a report issued Thursday.A task...

Two geldings die at Los Alamitos, adding to alarming horse death toll

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. -- Two horses have died at Los Alamitos racetrack in Orange County, adding to the death toll at Southern California tracks this year.A 4-year-old gelding named Mighty Elijah and a 4-year-old gelding named Into a Hot...

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