Horse racing: Santa Anita cancels racing after state-of-the-art horse death
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Santa Anita Park has canceled horse racing indefinitely after the modern in a series of horse fatalities on the famed music. The song has now suffered 21 fatalities because the iciness meets started out on Dec. 26. Santa Anita additionally announced on Tuesday that it has hired Dennis Moore, the previous track superintendent, as a representative to help leaders look at the tuning surface that is causing deaths. The California Horse Racing Board is likewise investigating the matter. The announcement of the suspension comes as the tune changed into the set to host a big racing weekend that featured the Santa Anita Handicap for older horses and the San Felipe Stakes for three-12 months-vintage Kentucky Derby hopefuls.
Mick Peterson, an expert from the University of Kentucky on surfaces who became introduced in the closing week to observe the song, stated that a shut-down can be necessary before choosing. “If you may figure it out, you have to cease racing,” Peterson instructed the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday. “I’ve advised (racing secretary) Steve Lym, preserve trying out till we know what’s occurring. We’re all in. We’re going to figure it out.”