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Mar 20, 2019

What is Lasix and how is it used to mask drugs?

Why is the no-whip policy historic at Santa Anita?

Why is the Los Angeles District Attorney beginning a criminal investigation into the 22 horse deaths at Santa Anita?

In this podcast, an explanation of all that and new rules at Santa Anita Racetrack in California brought on after 22 horses died there since Dec. 2018.

PETA Sr. VP Kathy Guillermo talks about whipping, Lasix, and other reforms at the California tracks of the Stronach Group that could change racing nationwide.

See PETA's investigation on trainer Steve Asmussen, drugs, and horse racing.

See an investigation on how horses are killed after their usefulness ends at the racetrack.

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