Statement from The Stronach Group on the Collaboration Among U.S. Racing Organizations to Prohibit Race-Day Medication at National Tracks

Statement from The Stronach Group on the Collaboration Among U.S. Racing Organizations to Prohibit Race-Day Medication at National Tracks

The Stronach Group applauds our national industry partners on their new commitment to phase out the use of the medication Furosemide (Lasix) beginning in 2020 and eliminate its use in stakes races held at their racetracks beginning in 2021.
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Facts About Unprecedented Horse Racing Reforms in California

Facts About Unprecedented Horse Racing Reforms in California

Over the past month, The Stronach Group introduced a series of changes at Santa Anita Park in the wake of catastrophic horse fatalities, with approval and implementation from the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB).
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California Enhanced Procedures

California Enhanced Procedures

(Santa Anita and Golden Gate Fields)
These new rules cover workouts, entries, and racing medication. Please see the attached PDF.
New Medication Rules (PDF)
Cal Racing Cares

Cal Racing Cares

At Santa Anita, we're committed to maintaining the highest animal welfare and safety standards in Thoroughbred racing, and we have a track record of pushing those standards forward. It all starts with doing right by the horses.
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Open Letter about the Future of Thoroughbred Racing in California

Open Letter about the Future of Thoroughbred Racing in California

An Open Letter about the Future of Thoroughbred Racing in California by Belinda Stronach, Chairman & President of the The Stronach Group.
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Strongest Medication Regulations in U.S. Racing

Strongest Medication Regulations in U.S. Racing

Santa Anita Park will resume live racing on Friday, March 29, under rules which modernize the sport of horse racing and provide the strongest medication regulations in the United States. Approval for a complete revision of the medication rules, which were agreed upon by The Stronach Group, parent company of Santa Anita, and the Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC), was passed this afternoon by the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) at their monthly meeting.
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Protecting Horses and Fighting for the Future of Thoroughbred Horse Racing

Protecting Horses and Fighting for the Future of Thoroughbred Horse Racing

As the recent tragedies at Santa Anita have illustrated, Thoroughbred horse racing in the United States is at a crossroads. The Stronach Group is fully committed to modernizing our sport in a way that prioritizes the welfare and safety of horses and riders above all. The fact that horses running in America are five times more likely to suffer a catastrophic injury than horses running at international venues is unacceptable and must immediately change.
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Research

Research

The Racing Injury Prevention Program, a partnership of the CHRB and UC Davis, launched in 2010 with a mission of enhancing the welfare of horses and riders by reducing the incidence of injuries in racehorses at Santa Anita and training facilities.
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After Care by CARMA

After Care by CARMA

CARMA's Mission Statement: The California Retirement Management Account (CARMA) provides funding for retirement of California-raced Thoroughbred horses and serves as an educational resource for the public and racing community.
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Down the Stretch Ranch

Down the Stretch Ranch

The core of the foundation is to acquire thoroughbred race horses that can no longer perform at the track because of age, injury or ability. These horses will be utilized to serve the community by providing therapeutic rehabilitation to veterans of war, both horses and humans will thrive from this unique opportunity. The horses will live out their lives in the comfort and honor they deserve and a wide range of veterans will benefit from the relationships they develop with these animals.
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Southern California Equine Foundation

Southern California Equine Foundation

The Southern California Equine Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization, well represented throughout all Southern California racetracks. Conceived by horse lovers within the industry in 1976, the group realized there was no organization whose sole purpose was to both protect the interests, and promote the welfare, of equine athletes.
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Nonprofit Gives Rehabilitated and Retrained Racehorses Second Chance

Nonprofit Gives Rehabilitated and Retrained Racehorses Second Chance

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CJ Marinaccio is a thoroughbred trainer. She’s spent most of her life around horses. Including 10 years working at the Santa Anita Race track; six years as an assistant trainer and four as a vet tech in the hospital.
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Meet the Team

Meet the Team

We're here because of the horse. Learn about the function of all those that work so closely with these amazing animals.
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Safety First

Safety First

The safety of our athletes, equine and human, is our top priority. California racing is among the most regulated sports in the world, for the protection of our participants, and we have numerous safeguards in place to prevent accidents and injuries.
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New Enhanced Protocols and Procedures

New Enhanced Protocols and Procedures

Santa Anita Park to institute new enhanced protocols and procedures to help ensure racing and training safety and integrity. As a thorough evaluation of Santa Anita’s main track continues, The Stronach Group (TSG) has announced several new safety and welfare measures which will be put in place when racing resumes at Santa Anita Park in the coming weeks....
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Veteran Track Expert will begin Santa Anita Inspection Thursday

Veteran Track Expert will begin Santa Anita Inspection Thursday

Highly respected track man Dennis Moore will begin extensive testing and a thorough review of the one-mile main track at Santa Anita. -- Highly respected California-based trackman Dennis Moore and Dr. Mick Peterson of Racing Services Testing Lab were at Santa Anita today to begin extensive testing of the one-mile main track...
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