Hall of Fame coach Jerry Hollendorfer was expelled from facilities in the Stronach Group who issued a brief statement on June 22 after another death in horses at Santa Anita Park .
People who do not adhere to the new rules and safety measures that put the safety of horses and riders above all else have no place on any of the Stronach Group racetracks, "the statement said." We regret that Mr. Hollendorfers Record has become increasingly difficult in recent months both in Santa Anita and in Golden Gate Fields and no longer meets the level of security and accountability we demand. From now on Mr. Hollendorfer is the No. I do not welcome you any longer to stabilize, ride or train your horses in one of our facilities.
Hollendorfer did not want to go into detail when he reached for a comment on Saturday afternoon.
According to several reports, the Hollendorfer traineewas euthanized on Saturday mornings after being caught up in a breeze The 4-year-old gelding was the 30th death of a horse during a race or training on the Southern California track since the start of the current meeting on December 26. Four of these horses were trained by Hollendorfer. The others were the Battle of Midway, Psychedelicat, and Kochees.
The Santa Anita Encounter Ends on June 23.
A panel of veterinarians and stewards of the California Horse Names has been tasked with reviewing the horses' race and veterinary records that were reported in Santa Anita in the last two weeks, and the Hollen recorded there to scratch horse-horses for Saturday and Sunday.
"We are scrutinizing the situation with the utmost caution, and the panel made the recommendation (scratching Hollendorfers horses)," said Drs. Rick Arthur, a panel member and medical director of horses for the state of California. "The Stronach group has taken its actions completely separate from the CHRB, and if we have the opportunity to discuss the next course of action, we will decide how to do it." We've been dealing with stables in the past, essentially we have investigate this. " How and when this happens depends on the veterinary occupation.
According to Steve Andersen of the Daily Racing Form, Hollendorfer had 72 hours to clear 46 stalls on the Santa Anita track, Andersen reported that the trainer had 12 horses on the Los Alamitos and a section at Belmont Park both racetracks outside TSG.
Steve Lym, Vice President and Racing Secretary of Santa Anita, declined to discuss the specific case with BloodHorse, but added, "If When we ask a trainer to leave Santa Anita, they usually have 72 hours. "