Front Burner

After 30 horses die, questions about racing's future

Today on Front Burner, L.A. Times contributor John Cherwa explains what horse fatalities at the Santa Anita racetrack in California mean for the future of horse racing —and the Stronach family business.
In this Oct. 30, 2013 file photo, a rider takes a horse for a workout at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. (Jae C. Hong/The Associated Press)
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The death of 30 horses at the famed Santa Anita racetrack in California this season has sparked a public outcry over animal welfare. The facility is owned by the Stronach Group, a wealthy Canadian company.

Today on Front Burner, L.A. Times contributor John Cherwa explains what it all means for the future of horse racing, and the Stronach family business.

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