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Maryland and Florida not going along with new horse racing regulations in California

LOS ANGELES - As the most tumultuous meeting in Santa Anita's 85-year history creeps toward its close June 23, the one constant the past few months has been change, be it how trainers do their job, how horses do their work or how many days a week racing is real.

In the midst of an equine fatality crisis, Belinda Stronach, chief executive and president of the Stronach Group, instituted a series of changes with the hope of regaining public confidence that the sport is moving forward and will be safer than it's ever been for horses and jockeys.

Stronach got the buy in, at times

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