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for decades the Santa Anita Park near Los Angeles has been known for its mountainous backdrop celebrity clientele end as host to some of horse racing's most prestigious events but today at the track is facing demands it close due to a staggering twenty nine horses having reportedly died here since December one of them belong to trainer James Cassidy who recently lost a horse after she broke a hind leg the seal a track , when you get heavy rains the keeper for washing out and then they open it up and then sometimes when they opened it up to get wet spots and so on and so forth and I think a lot of times it causes injury those injuries and deaths including two this past weekend have because California's horseracing board to demand the track voluntarily close says Reuters correspondent rich McKay the horses are supposed to be certified as **** to run the races but they didn't breaking bones cracking bones while it does happen on a rare occasion about the race track this is nor normal and they do Norton old why this is happening and that's why the California horse racing , but in a statement Sunday track owners the strata group said at Santa Anita would stay open until the season officially ends on June twenty third the company adding quotes we are collectively working on behalf of everyone in the sports to perform and improve racing every day , racing at Santa any doubt was suspended for about two weeks in March well the main track was tested for safety it re opened with new rules for both tracks safety and veterinary practices but the injuries and deaths have continued despite heightened concern California's horseracing board does not have the authority to immediately shot the track to do so the board must go through a formal process that includes a hearing with a ten day notice period local paper the Pasadena star news said the previous track closure costs the city of Arcadia where the track is located five to seven thousand dollars per day