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History of the Horse: Ancient DNA Reveals Lost Lineages - Dead Things


History of the Horse: Ancient DNA Reveals Lost Lineages - Dead Things

Discover Magazine - May 3, 2019

By Gemma Tarlach | May 3, 2019 11:00 am The history of the horse is not quite what we thought: Among the findings ...

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2nd horse in 2 days, 29th overall, dies at Santa Anita
USA Today, New York - June 10, 2019

CLOSEARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet.Truffalino collapsed in the final stages of the third race on turf Sunday. A ...

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27th horse dies since start of California racetrack's season
USA Today, New York - June 8, 2019

CLOSELOS ANGELES (AP) — A horse has died after fracturing a shoulder while training, making colt Derby River the 27th horse death since Santa Anita opened its season in late December.The Los Angeles Times reports the 2-year-old unraced horse was euthanized ...

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US government offers $1K to adopt a wild horse
New York Post, New York - May 22, 2019

Whoa Nelly! In an effort to control the population of wild horses, the US government is offering $1,000 for anyone willing to adopt one of the majestic animals, CBS reported. The current population of wild mustangs totals around 88,000, Gus Warr, a worker at the ...

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Task force to probe horse deaths at Santa Anita
ESPN, New York - April 16, 2019

6:20 PM ETLOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles County's top prosecutor says she has formed a task force to investigate 23 horse deaths at Santa Anita Park between December and March.District Attorney Jackie Lacey said Tuesday the task force of prosecutors and peace officers ...

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Santa Anita suspends races after 21st horse dies
ESPN, New York - March 6, 2019

9:56 PM ETARCADIA, Calif. -- Santa Anita has suspended racing indefinitely after the 21st horse death at the storied Southern California racetrack since the winter meet began on Dec. 26, track officials announced Tuesday.Races have been suspended through the weekend ...

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