21 horse deaths haunt Santa Anita racetrack as experts debate cause

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A horse stands idle in a barn at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia Calif. On Thursday tractors dragged a harrowing machine over the Santa Anita track to loosen and aerate the soaked soil. A general view of Santa Anita Park is shown . How to tell when a horse is overworkedThe Santa Anita deaths are far from the only ones to hit horse racing in recent years. The home stretch and stands are empty at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia Calif. Until last year he was handling the racetracks at Del Mar and Santa Anita. Moore is at Santa Anita again by desperate demand. The San Felipe Stakes was also postponed. A morning at Santa Anita might be the best place in sports. But in Southern California the loss of venues has condensed much of the thoroughbred racing to Santa Anita

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