After a board meeting on June 27 in Lexington, Ky., The Breeders Cup, confirmed by unanimous decision, that the World Cup will be held in 2019 in Arcadia, Park Santa Anita California, 1-2 November.
This will mark the 10th time the event takes place in Santa Anita, which is the biggest place in the 36-year history of the Breeders' Cup. Concerns were raised after 30 horses were killed in races or drills during the 26th and 23rd December meeting in Santa Anita. The Stronach Group, the cavalry and the California Horse Racing Board will deal with the issue of horse safety.
"Among the basic values of the livestock breeders are the security and integrity of competition, and we stick to our host sites. It is clear that in recent months in Santa Anita meaningful and effective reforms and best practices have been implemented through collective "We fully accept these reforms and we will devote our time and energy over the next few months to further develop ourselves," said Stranach, the rulers of the California-based Californian coaches, and the California Racing Horse. efforts. We look forward to showing the world the best in racing with purebred animals in one of the best places. "
In March, a nearly one-month race was canceled, a total of 20 racing dates, when the race continued March 29, the track, CHRB worked together to introduce new standards aimed at improving horses safety
Some of these changes include a reduction in the maximum dose of Lasix half-day ration, full transparency of all veterinary documents, strict restrictions on horses use of any pain or anti-inflammatory medication and treatment requiring teachers to apply for permission work on a horse at least 48 hours earlier and considerably increase tests outside the competition
Belinda Stronach, Chairman and Chair of the Stronach Group , said the track's owner will continue to work to improve the safety of horses and riders and noted that reforms are a group effort.
"I thank the Board of Directors of the Breeders' Cup for their support today to reaffirm their commitment to host the World Cup in Santa Anita in November," said Stronah. , "Santa Anita and Stronach Group remain firm in our commitment to putting the health and safety of horses and riders above all, and we are pleased that the Breeders' Board recognizes and shares this target." "Stakeholders, including the owners of Californian purebred animals, Coaches in California, the California Breeders Association, the California Horse Racing Council, as well as working men and women who work directly with horses, and those employees who care for our clients, for adopting the reforms that were introduced this winter in Santa Anita as we collectively work to make California compete for the safest and the best in the world
The double coach, profitable from Trojan crowns, Bob Baffert is delighted to see the Cup the breeders keep the Santa Anita event, marking the improvements. "
" I think it's great for California racing. a beautiful runway in America. I think it will be great, "said Bayert. ̵
"We had something that happened to us, which no one was prepared for, and it happened so fast. I believe the Breeders' Cup will bring back California's normal needs, and I'm glad the breeder's bowl is Santa Anita is very important to the industry to survive and stay healthy, I think everyone has learned this winter. This is a different world we live in, and I think we all have learned and things will t
Coach John Sadler, who won the classics last year with Accelerate also has
We think Santa Anita is a great place, and the breeders of the breeders in the past were sensational here, we have a great time, we have an infrastructure to deal with a big event like the Breeders' Cup. I am glad there was no change, he said.
Sadler called the decision "an uplifting day" for the California races. "
" We had a difficult winter and very bad advertising, but I think part of the tide is turning. We have some great news yesterday that Dr. Greg Feraro will be on the California horse. He is very respectable and this is a huge meeting, "he said. "As for Santa Anita, we are looking for better things as we go forward. This is a week of deep breath when the meeting is over and everyone is looking forward to reaching Del Mar, which is a beautiful race at this time of year. It was a tough time – it is not diminishing. But I think everyone is looking ahead. "
Santa Anita's horse safety improved after the changes were made. Since the racing began to resume on March 29 under the new rules, there were five deaths in equine races from 2,679 starts – 1,87 per 1,000 starts. This percentage is below last year's Santa Anita summit in the spring of 2.04 and is comparable to the North American 1.68. The mortality rate of equine animals at the start is the standard measured by the industrial injury database, which in 2019 will track 98% of the North American Beginning.
Santa Anita will again offer live races starting September 26. This autumn is held on November 3, one day after the two-day World Cup.
World Cup sites until 2021. After the hosts of Santa Anita this year, the event will take place in Kaineland – which hosted its first breed of breeders in 2015 – 6-7 November 1920 Del Mar – The First Host i
The National Pure Blood Racing Competition applauds the decision.
"NTRA fully supports the decision of the Board of Directors of the Breeders' Cup to Confirm its Commitment to Host the World Cup Cup in 2019 at Santa Anita Park on 1-2 November, said NTRA President and Chief Executive Alex "California regulators, runway operators, owners and horsemen are working together to introduce meaningful and effective reforms, and we will help in all possibilities to ensure that the two-year event for this year is a stormy success."  Master Executive Director Bill Thompson also supported the Santa Anita event
"Kaineland fully supports the decision of the Board of Directors of the Breeders to keep the 2019 World Cup in Santa Anita. and discussion by all the parties involved, "said Thomas. "Given the ongoing reforms of the Stronach Group on Horses and Jockeys Safety, Santa Anita is positioned as a suitable venue for this year's World Championships. The breeders' cup has the best interest for our horsemen and people at the heart of any decision they make, and that's no exception. "
The livestock breeders already have additional standards and practices designed to improve the safety and integrity of their world championships