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Santa Anita cancels racing indefinitely after 21st horse dies at track since Dec. 26

LOS ANGELES - In an unprecedented move, Santa Anita has canceled horse racing at least through this weekend after a 21st fatality at the track Tuesday. The move was made so that experts could continue to study the track surface in the hopes of finding out what has caused the sudden dramatic rise in racing deaths since the meeting opened Dec. 26.

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