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Santa Anita Workers Protest Against Potential Shutdown

Horse groom Amir Cedeño stops to pet a horse in the stables at the Santa Anita racetrack.
Horse groom Amir Cedeño stops to pet a horse in the stables at the Santa Anita racetrack.
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Responding to public outcry about this season's horse death's at Santa Anita Park, the racetrack's management organized its back stretch workers — horse grooms, stable hands and other behind-the-scenes staff — to protest against calls to shutter the park.

This story aired June 20.