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PETA sides with Santa Anita on new horse racing safety rules

LOS ANGELES - Santa Anita has found itself on the good side of the spotlight on Tuesday when a leading animal rights group called on the country to adopt safety reforms currently being implemented in California.

It comes two days after Santa Anita had its third horse death in nine days, which follows almost six weeks of racing and training without a fatality.

Kathy Guillermo, senior vice president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, called for the suspension of

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