Death toll at horse track rises to 19; soil tested

Southern California has received more than 11 inches of rain in the past month, according to the Santa Anita Park.
1:47 | 02/27/19

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Force is still be in their training track at Santa Anita. First glance it may seem like a typical morning but this is far from it. The main track under inspection today amid a spike ports debts at the track. Nineteen overeat two month span the most recent occurring yesterday. Larry Neal at the 30 lead that was just injured on it is for. There was running in a race and then we found out after the race that it. Needed an operation and it had a fractured knee and and chips and the other knee he thinks the recently. Could be a factor the track was pretty much like the 210 freeway it was concrete. Similar Anita taking the matter seriously enough they have formed and industry committee to oversee the tracks inspection. As famed owner Bob Baffert told me today even one death is too many. Today these quarter was are essentially assuming that the tracks cushion to examine the biggest later measuring the moisture content it slew consistency. So that there. And that her. With considering yesterday's keep a demonic more than a hundred horses were on the track we have so many horses here. That. It's a minimal amount horses this happens to. Until we know further training on the main course could resume as early as tomorrow with white racing on Thursday. Larry he'll says what's occurring. Is just part of the sport they are born to run. And that's like a football players born to play football me and so it's the same thing it's a sport. And they loved. Life. In Arcadia marker rootless ABC seven Eyewitness News.

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