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Editorial: Enough horse deaths. Santa Anita should stop racing for the season

Enough. Sunday marked the 26th death of a horse as a result of racing or training at Santa Anita Park since the winter racing season started in late December. That's an extraordinary cluster of deaths in a relatively short period of time, and the park still has no good explanation for why it happened. It's time for Santa Anita to end its season and stop racing until it has one.

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