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  1. CHRB Files Complaint Against Trainer William Morey; Alleges Alkalinizing Agents Given On Race Day - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report
  2. California Horse Racing Board issues complaint against trainer William Morey  Los Angeles Times
  3. What is the future of horse racing in Southern California?: Letters  LA Daily News
  4. Task force to investigate Santa Anita track where 23 racehorses died  ABC News
  5. District Attorney's Office Task Force to Investigate Santa Anita Horse Deaths  NBC Southern California
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California considers the unthinkable: Canceling horse racing at Santa Anita Park  The Washington Post

ARCADIA, Calif. — There is a mystery unfolding along the rail here at one of the nation's most storied horse tracks, where since Christmas nearly two dozen ...

Jockeys weigh in on proposed whipping rules in California  Washington Post

The California Horse Racing Board has amended proposed changes to rules governing how jockeys may use riding crops in races.

California Horse Racing Board meeting to discuss Santa Anita postponed  Los Angeles Times

The California Horse Racing Board postponed Friday's scheduled meeting to discuss its ability to reassign racing dates should Santa Anita elect to suspend ...

Horse racing board to discuss safety regulations after 22 horses die  ABC News

The California Horse Racing Board will hold a meeting Thursday to discuss new rules for safety and giving medication to horses after 22 horses died at Santa ...

As horse death toll grows at Santa Anita, fans and foes of racing see a hard battle over sport’s future  LA Daily News

The controversy over the shocking number of horse deaths at Santa Anita racetrack this season veered onto political turf this week. Talk about treacherous ...

Horse Racing Deaths: Santa Anita Track Makes Changes  NPR

The famed horse racing track, Santa Anita Park, is up and running after being closed for much of last month following a spike in racehorse deaths. Since the end ...

Jockeys' Guild calls off plans for a 'no-whip' day at Santa Anita Park  Courier Journal

LOS ANGELES — The Jockeys' Guild has called off its planned "no-whip" day Friday at Santa Anita Park after reaching an agreement with the Thoroughbred ...

Proposed Law Would Let California Suspend Horse Racing at Dangerous Tracks  Care2.com

A bill has been introduced in the California legislature that would allow the state to suspend a track's license to protect the safety of horses and jockeys.

Another horse dies at Santa Anita, marking 23rd death this season  FOX 5 San Diego

Another racehorse died at Santa Anita Park Sunday, the 23rd horse death at the facility in just over three months.

Human rights advocates want Kentucky horse racing panel to ban Dubai ruler accused of kidnapping...  Casino.Org News

Human rights activists called on the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to ban Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum from entering his horses in races at ...

Sen. Feinstein Demands Santa Anita Racing Shutdown After 23rd Horse Death  NBC Southern California

Following the 23rd horse death at Santa Anita Park, Sen. Dianne Feinstein Tuesday called on the California Horse Racing Board to suspend all racing at the ...

Jockeys say whips necessary for their safety and that of the horses  Courier Journal

The issue of whips is being debated again as California considers banning the use of them.

CHRB: Morey horses illegally medicated on Santa Anita re-opening day  Horse Racing Nation

The California Horse Racing Board this week filed a formal complaint against trainer William Morey alleging that his assistant trainer administered a substance ...

Kentucky Derby 2019 Daily: California crew leads 'wide-open' race  Horse Racing Nation

Welcome to Horse Racing Nation's Kentucky Derby Daily, which will each day leading up to the May 4 race at Churchill Downs detail all the news and notes ...

Racing resumes at famed Santa Anita Park after 22 horse deaths  FOX 5 San Diego

Racing resumed Friday at Santa Anita Park after 22 horses died this season.

East Coast Riders Bristle At No-Whip Experiment In California - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

While the proposed no-whip experiment that was to have taken place today at Santa Anita Park is now off, riders on the Maryland circuit are watching from afar ...

Santa Anita Plans to Reopen on Friday  NBC Southern California

Anticipating approval by the California Horse Racing Board, Santa Anita plans to reopen for live racing on Friday for the first time since it was shut down ...

Commentary: Shut Down Of Racing In California Could Lead To Big Aftercare Problem - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

In the sea of editorials and outrage about the current spike in equine fatalities at Santa Anita Park, one horsewoman points out we may all be overlooking ...

Poll: California voters offer mixed views on death penalty, sanctuary laws, horse racing  LA Daily News

Californians' opinions are sharply divided about the death penalty and sanctuary-city policies, but they're in broad agreement that climate change is a problem ...

Racing Continues at Santa Anita Park Amid Mounting Pressure to Suspend Competition After Spate of Horse Deaths  KQED

Santa Anita Park's biggest race of the season is still on for this Saturday despite calls from Sen. Dianne Feinstein to shut down the race track, where 23 horses ...

Horse Racing's Rampant Problem Leaves Sport With More Questions Than Answers  Sports Illustrated

The horse deaths at Santa Anita have created an uncertain future in an industry that employs many thousands of people, from the very highest income brackets ...

California board votes to limit whips in horse racing  Chron.com

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — The California Horse Racing Board voted Thursday to severely limit the use of whips on horses in racing statewide and approved ...

Stronach Group Reforms: Questions In California And A View From The Mid-Atlantic - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

As the hours tick down to Thursday's meeting of the California Horse Racing Board – the first since Santa Anita was forced to cancel racing indefinitely following ...

Horse breeder says it has bought back 25 thoroughbreds at risk of slaughter, is sending them to Utah ranch  Salt Lake Tribune

For all the pageantry associated with horse racing, there is a dark side. Sometimes it comes when accidents on the track hurt or even kill jockeys and horses.

Bucks easily best Pistons  Lowell Sun

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 13 of his 26 points in Milwaukee's big third quarter and the Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons, 120-99, on Wednesday night to take a ...

Golden Gate Barn Quarantined After EHV-1N Positive  BloodHorse.com

An equine herpesvirus positive at Golden Gate Fields has the California Department of Food and Agriculture setting biosecurity measures at the Northern ...

Off the wire  NWAOnline

FOOTBALL. LSU AD to step down. LSU Athletic Director Joe Alleva is stepping down from that position and will have a new role within the athletic department.

Santa Anita receives rebuke from racetrack veterinarians group  Los Angeles Times

Santa Anita's controversial plan to reduce the amount of Lasix a horse can have on race day received a rebuke on Tuesday from the North American Assn. of ...

Sen. Dodd, Assemblymember Gray announce joint hearing to examine horse racing safety  Lake County News

SACRAMENTO – In an effort to protect horses and jockeys amid the recent spate of racing horse deaths at Santa Anita Park, Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, and ...

Wednesday Sports in Brief  Washington Post

BASEBALL. LOS ANGELES — A.J. Pollock hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers tied the major league record by homering in ...

Diverse Panel Voices Horse Racing Integrity Act Support  BloodHorse.com

Saying horse racing is at a tipping point in terms of public acceptance, panelists at the April 2 KTFMC meeting voiced support for the 2019 Horse Racing Integrity ...

Racing! Jon White's Kentucky Derby rankings  Los Angeles Times

Hello, my name is John Cherwa and welcome back to our horse racing newsletter as we head into one more week before racing resumes at Santa Anita.

Lexington horse racing community faces flaws of the sport  Kykernel.com

Since December 2018, 22 race horses have died at the San Anita track in Los Angeles, California.

Editorial: Return integrity to horse racing  Times Union

THE ISSUE: Horse racing is plagued by drug use and a poor reputation, and casual fans are turning away. Recommended Video. Speed. Normal. Quality. Auto.

Roadster Puts Speedway Stable in Derby Fast Lane  BloodHorse.com

Speedway Stable's Peter Fluor and K.C. Weiner learned a few things when Roadster won the Santa Anita Derby (G1) April 6.

Mandella Targets Elusive Kentucky Derby Victory With Omaha Beach  America's Best Racing

Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella has accomplished some of horse racing's greatest feats. He's won nine Breeders' Cup races, including his four wins in ...

Horse races with a twist  VVdailypress.com

VICTORVILLE — Competing in barrel races since the age of 3, Kaylin Fultz, 6, is always eager to hit the arena with her trusty steed, Butters.Kaylin was one of ...

Wednesday's Sports Digest: Sea Dogs, down 7-0, win 11-7  Press Herald

BASEBALL. EASTERN LEAGUE: Luke Tendler delivered a first-pitch RBI single in the top of the 10th inning to score Jhon Nunez with the go-ahead run as the ...

Fatal Injury Mars Law Abidin Citizen's San Simeon Win  BloodHorse.com

The first stakes win for Law Abidin Citizen was marred when two horses fell in the March 31 $100000 San Simeon Stakes (G3T), run at about 6 1/2 furlongs over ...

Wisener: Arkansas Derby day proves wet but worthwhile  Horse Racing Nation

Mitole is so incredibly handsome, so extraordinarily fast that an Arkansan tends to forget certain things about the colt's heritage -- that its owners met at the ...

Race/Sports: Horse Racing | Final Races for Kentucky Derby  GamingTodaySlotsToday

Who's going to make it to the Kentucky Derby? We'll have a better idea this weekend. This Saturday's $1 million Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park and the ...

Carrot Or Stick For Whip Reform? | TDN  Thoroughbred Daily News

The Week in Review, by T.D. Thornton One of the ironies about the controversial topic of whip use in North American Thoroughbred racing is that the jockeys.

Arthur To NPR: Racing's Focus Has Become Economics More Than Horses - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

As the racing industry continues to struggle with an explanation for the recent spike in equine fatalities at Santa Anita Park, one veterinarian has a theory.

'I am Horse Racing' movement gains industry support  Horse Racing Nation

At a California Horse Racing Board scheduled for Thursday, stakeholders are scheduled to discuss and officially sort out changes in the wake of 22 equine ...

Horse Racing To Resume Friday At Santa Anita Park  CBS Los Angeles

Tomorrow racing will resume at Santa Anita Park since the California Horse Racing Board has given the green light. Next Video. Shotgun-Carrying Suspect ...

Equine Health Specialist Will Lead ARCI | TDN  Thoroughbred Daily News

Noted equine health researcher and Pennsylvania Racing Commissioner Dr. Corrine Sweeney, DVM, is the new Chair of the Association of Racing ...

Eastern jocks cast skeptical eye on proposed Cal. whip rules  theracingbiz.com

With new whip rules - and a whipless day of racing - under consideration in California, Maryland jockeys cast a skeptical eye westward.

Area Sports Menu for Thursday, April 18  The Spokesman-Review

College: Pac-12: Washington State at USC, 6 p.m. WCC: Gonzaga at Santa Clara, 6 p.m.. High school: GSL: University vs. Lewis and Clark at Hart Field, Shadle ...

Robin Miller's Mailbag for April 17, presented by Honda Racing / HPD  Racer

Welcome to the Robin Miller Mailbag presented by Honda Racing / HPD. You can follow the Santa Clarita, California-based company at: hpd.honda.com and on ...

Sacramento Teachers Picket Outside Schools In One-Day Strike Amid Budget Crisis  KQED

The Sacramento City Unified School District is calling for unity with teachers to avoid a state takeover after 2,500 employees staged a one-day strike Thursday.

Thoroughbred Safety Committee Makes 2019 Recommendations | TDN  Thoroughbred Daily News

The Thoroughbred Safety committee announced four new recommendations for 2019 Wednesday: • Avoidance of bisphosphonates use in a manner ...

Final prep races to bring Kentucky Derby field into focus  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The final major Kentucky Derby prep races — the Lexington Stakes at Keeneland and the Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park — will be run Saturday.

Rodeo 101: How to figure out the Red Bluff Round-Up | Outdoor Adventures  Chico Enterprise-Record

Rodeo 101: Straining muscles, contorting thighs and wild eyes. Animals trying to escape. Riders hanging on for dear life. In a snapshot that could be how a ...

California horse racing track cancels events after more than 20 horses die  WJBF-TV

A Southern California horse racing track canceled races indefinitely on Tuesday after another horse died this week, marking the 21st fatality since the track ...

Executive Director of the California Horse Racing Board discusses recent deaths at Santa Anita Park  FOX 11 Los Angeles

ARCADIA, Calif. (FOX 11) - Santa Anita Race Track is reeling from yet another death of a horse since December 2018. This is the 22nd equine death and it's ...

Santa Anita Horse Deaths: No Clear Answer From Experts  NPR

Since the start of the racing season in late December, a shocking 21 horses have died at the famed Santa Anita Park racetrack in southern California.

Track cancels horse racing indefinitely after 21st fatality in less than 3 months  ABC News

A Southern California horse racing track canceled races indefinitely on Tuesday after another horse died this week, marking the 21st fatality since the track ...

Nearly two dozen horse deaths forces temporary closure of California racing track  NBC News

Santa Anita shut down its main racing surface for two days this week following a rash of horse deaths at the famed Southern California thoroughbred track.

'Watershed Moment For California Horse Racing': TOC Seeking Input From Members On Announced Reforms - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

Thoroughbred Owners of California has scheduled a 1 p.m. PT teleconference on Saturday for its members to provide input and ask questions about the ...

Oh good, we're mad about MLB's unwritten rules for the trillionth time  For The Win

Tim Anderson's bat flip bothered Brad Keller, Keller plunked Anderson, and everyone got back up on their soapboxes.

Why Does Queen Elizabeth Want Meghan Markle and the Countess of Wessex to Become Friends?  The Cheat Sheet

While Meghan Markle is keeping a low profile these days in preparation for the birth of Baby Sussex, she will eventually have to resume her royal duties.

Santa Anita Park scheduled to resume horse racing Friday  KABC-TV

Santa Anita Park is scheduled to resume horse racing on Friday, racetrack officials confirm.

Another Race Horse Dies at Santa Anita Days After Track Reopens  NBC Southern California

Despite demonstrators calling for Santa Anita Park to be shut down in the wake of 20 horse deaths since Dec. 26, racing resumed at the venerable track Sunday, ...

Santa Anita to Close Main Track to Evaluate Safety  BloodHorse.com

Management at Santa Anita Park, after discussions with the California Horse Racing Board related to an increased number of fatalities at the track this season, ...

Accord (Mostly) on 2019 California Race Dates | TDN  Thoroughbred Daily News

In a pair of unanimous 5-0 votes at Thursday's monthly meeting, the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) solidified the 2019 race dates calendars for both the.

Another horse dies two days after California track resumes racing; deaths now number 22  Fox News

The number of horse deaths at a California racetrack now stands at 22. Since Late December, multiple horses have died at Santa Anita Park, leaving the sport's ...

CHRB Proposes New Regulations Regarding Jockey Concussion Protocols - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, January 24, at Santa Anita Park. Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach presided.

What Is Behind The Horse Racing Deaths In Southern California?  WBUR

There have now been 21 horse deaths at the Santa Anita Park in Southern California since the racing season began in December.

Update on the latest in sports:  WWLP.com

NHL-SCHEDULE Sweep! NHL-best Lightning ousted in record speed by Columbus COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Tampa Bay Lightning ended up on the wrong ...

Recent spike in horse deaths at Santa Anita stirs concern  Los Angeles Times

Santa Anita has had an alarming number of deaths this meeting. In the latest reporting available, through Feb. 10, there have been 16 deaths since Dec. 26.

22/4/2019 Horse Racing Tips and Best Bets – Randwick  Just Horse Racing

Easter Monday racing in Sydney heads to the Kensington track at Randwick. The weather is fine, the track is good (4) and the rail is out five metres for the.

CHRB Sets 2019 Racing Dates, Seeks Faster Posting Of Final Odds - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, September 27, at Santa Anita Park. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Vice Chair ...

Jane Smiley: The deaths at Santa Anita remind me why I don’t miss horse racing  Los Angeles Times

I first heard about the unusually high number of horses dying at Santa Anita Park — which led to the temporary closure of the racetrack last week — from a friend ...

District Attorney Investigating 22 Horse Deaths At California Racetrack  HuffPost

Horse racing is preparing to resume at California's Santa Anita racetrack as the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office helps investigate mysterious fatal injuries to ...

Hronis Racing, Reddam Racing Receive Year-End Honors From Thoroughbred Owners Of California - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

The Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) has announced the winners of its 2018 statistical awards for leading California owners. For the second ...

Alfieri, Reed Appointed To Fill California Horse Racing Board Vacancies - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

California state Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: Dennis Alfieri, 60, of Pasadena, has been appointed to the ...

CHRB Moves To Ban Presence Of Clenbuterol On Race Day - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, October 25, at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. Chairman Chuck Winner presided.

Santa Anita death toll for horses rises to 19 in last two months after another one died Monday  Los Angeles Times

Santa Anita suffered its 19th horse death since Dec. 26 when a 3-year-old gelding went down entering the stretch during training on Monday morning.

California Governor Appoints Two to Racing Board  BloodHorse.com

Real estate developer Dennis Alfieri and energy executive Debra Reed were appointed by Gov. Edmund Brown Jr. Dec. 17 to the California Horse Racing ...

20th Horse Dies At Prominent California Race Track  WBUR

Another race horse has died at the famed Santa Anita race track in Southern California. It's the 20th death since the track's winter season began in late ...

CHRB Moves Forward on Out-of-Competition Sanctions  BloodHorse.com

The California Horse Racing Board took a step toward a policy of out-of-competition testing with teeth during its monthly meeting Dec. 13 at Los Alamitos Race ...

CHRB: Santa Anita, Golden Gate Licenses Approved Pending TwinSpires Agreement - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, November 29, (rescheduled from November 15) at Del Mar Surfside Race Place.

Simulcasting Again an Issue in Northern California  BloodHorse.com

The Stronach Group continued its efforts to revamp the way pari-mutuel wagering is conducted in Northern California during an Oct. 25 California Horse Racing ...

Upsetter Macho Unusual Wires Field To Take $200,000 California Cup Oaks - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

Dismissed at odds of 10-1, George Krikorian's homebred Mucho Unusual went to the front and never looked back in Monday's $200,000 California Cup Oaks at ...

Racing! Stewards rulings and other stuff  Los Angeles Times

Hello, my name is John Cherwa and welcome back to our horse racing newsletter as we dry out and catch up from the weekend. Lots of odds and ends today, ...

Golden Gate Fields Meet 'Fully Approved', To Begin Oct. 17 - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

The California Horse Racing Board released the following statement Wednesday afternoon: All of the conditions placed upon the Pacific Racing Association's ...

Penalties For Positive OOCTs In California Could Soon Get Sharper - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

The California Horse Racing Board could soon enact changes to its veterinary rules which would toughen sanctions for positive out-of-competition tests (OOCTs) ...

Young Jockey Figueroa 'Putting It All Together' In Southern California - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

Heriberto Figueroa is one of the best-kept secrets on the Southern California circuit so far, but that's likely to change soon. Winning races in bunches for assorted ...

Spiced Perfection is California's Horse of the Year  BloodHorse.com

Spiced Perfection was named the 2018 California-bred Horse of the Year Feb. 25 at the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association's annual awards dinner.

The Derby Room horse-race betting venue gets license, plans to open January in Norco  Press-Enterprise

A long-anticipated off-track horse race venue is expected to open in Norco around New Year's Day, now that it has a license from the California Horse Racing ...

Off-track horse race gambling coming to Norco after false start  Press-Enterprise

If you had bet on Norco getting an off-track horse racing venue a few years ago, you would have lost. Now your odds appear better. After plans fizzled to open a ...

CHRB Proposes Veterinary Regulation For Claiming Horses, Joint Injections - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, August 23, at Del Mar Surfside Race Place. Chair Chuck Winner presided.

Light training to resume at Santa Anita race track despite the deaths of 21 horses  FOX 11 Los Angeles

The main track at Santa Anita Park is scheduled to reopen for limited training Monday, but it remains closed for racing indefinitely as officials work on ...

Steve Lym Named VP, Racing Secretary At Santa Anita - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

Santa Anita Park has announced highly respected Canadian racing official Steve Lym will become the track's Vice President and Racing Secretary as the track ...

California Stewards' Log: Trainer 'Lost His Cool' In Barn Area, Tried To Choke Jockey - Horse Racing News  Paulick Report

On Monday, The California Horse Racing Board released the stewards' rulings for the December race meeting at Los Alamitos reports latimes.com. The list of ...

Saturday Sports: Horse Racing Deaths, March Madness  NPR

We have a recap of the week in sports. MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: And it's time now for sports. (SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC). BLOCK: Selection Sunday is tomorrow, ...

20th Race Horse Dies, Santa Anita Park Closes Thursday Races  Patch.com

20th Horse Dies, Santa Anita Park Closes Thurs. - Arcadia, CA - Demonstrators have called for the Santa Anita Race Track to shut down after 20 horses have ...

Galilean Easy Winner of California Cup Derby  BloodHorse.com

A graded stakes figures to be on the horizon for California-bred Galilean after he toyed with four other state-breds Feb. 18 on his way to an easy victory in the ...

Kentucky Derby favorites to race at Oaklawn after closure of California track  KATV

The famed Santa Anita Park, a horse racing track in California, is currently under the microscope after more than 20 horse deaths since late December.