California Horse Racing Board
The famed thoroughbred California racetrack has come under intense scrutiny in recent months for the rash of horse deaths.
A shocking 30 horses have died at California's Santa Anita Park this season.
Santa Anita Park has been under fire after an unusually high number of horses died during the racing season.
29 horses have died at the Southern California track since its season began, prompting widespread calls for the venue to suspend events.
Gov. Gavin Newsom said he was "troubled" by the number of horse deaths at the popular venue, echoing calls from other lawmakers.
Twenty-nine horses have died at the popular racetrack since its season began in December, prompting the California senator to declare something "seriously wrong."
The California Horse Racing Board requested the racetrack suspend racing for the duration of the season. Two additional horses died this weekend.
A colt sustained a fractured shoulder Wednesday and was euthanized. Its death follows dozens of others at the California racetrack since late December.
The investigation comes as the Santa Anita track prepares to resume live racing but with new rules in place.
A trainer suffered serious injuries while trying to save panicked animals.
A heated war of words has since been waged between the stewards at Betfair Hollywood Park and the California Horse Racing