The Southern California racetrack has made an unprecedented move in professional horse racing to the race since the 22nd horse has died at the track since Dec. 26.
The Santa Anita Park Racetrack of the Announcement in an Open Letter published on Thursday
"What has happened at Santa Anita over the last few weeks," Belinda Stronach, President of The Stronach Group, which owns the track,
Princess Lili B, the 3-year-old racehorse training for her third career start at the Santa Anita racetrack on Thursday morning after breaking the front of the end of a half-mile workout, horse racing news site
David Bernstein, Princess Lili B's Owner and trainer, told KTLA-TV in Los Angeles that the racehorse was healthy before the injury
t . We didn´t have to train her on any medication. She's just a lovely filly to be around. ”
“ We have arrived at a watershed moment. , "She added, before detailing a" complete revision "
Along with banning race-day medication, Lasix, a performance-enhancing medication, also banned at the track. According to Inverse.com, Lasix prevents a horse at the speed of running at high speeds.
NSAIDS, joint injections, shockwave therapy and anabolic steroids
It is banned in other countries
Significantly increasing out-of-competition testing
A substantial investment by the Stronach Group in diagnostic
Horses in training are only allowed medication with a qualified veterinary diagnosis.
Earlier this month, Santa Anita, United Kingdom.
The Stronach Group has a ground radar testing on the track,
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Tim Ritvo, the chief operating officer of The Stronach Group, told The Associated Press
According to the park, 16 of the horses that Santa Anita's dirt track. Five died after racing on the track.
"We think that [rain] could definitely contribute, even though we are telling us not," Ritvo told AP. "The tracks out here are built on the weather like that."