Santa Anita Park
Dozens of racehorses died at the southern California racetrack in 2019, drawing scrutiny from government officials and animal rights activists.
Golden Birthday was the 39th horse to die at the embattled California park in a little more than a year.
Truest Reward died during training just days before the racetrack's winter-spring meeting opening day.
Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, whose horse Mighty Elijah died on Saturday, has been banned from other parks due to safety concerns.
Mongolian Groom suffered a fatal injury during the $6 million race at the California track on Saturday. It was the 37th equine death at Santa Anita since December.
Bye Bye Beautiful was euthanized after injuring her legs during a race. She's the second fatality in three days.
The Saturday death of a 3-year-old gelding occurred less than two weeks ahead of the Breeders’ Cup world championships, which the track is scheduled to host.
Ky. Colonel, a 5-year-old gelding, died of a suspected heart attack on Saturday. It was the third equine death at the California racetrack in three weeks.
Emtech, a 3-year-old colt, was euthanized on the track after breaking his front legs. His death came 12 days after another horse's euthanization.
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.
Racehorses have been inflicted with a number of mysterious fatal injuries at the Los Angeles-area park since late December.
The famed racetrack outside Los Angeles has come under scrutiny in recent weeks following an unusually high number of equine deaths.
The investigation comes as the Santa Anita track prepares to resume live racing but with new rules in place.