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John Henry statue to be unveiled
A life-sized bronze of the legendary John Henry, the first horse to win the Santa Anita Handicap twice, will be unveiled in the paddock gardens after the third race on opening day of the track’s upcoming season, Dec. 26. From ESPN. Read more >>

In Other News

Spooked horses injure 7 at Rome tree lighting ceremony, investigation continuing
Seven people suffered minor injuries Friday after three horses from the Oneida County Sheriff’s Mounted Unit were spooked during a fireworks display at the city’s Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, according to a news release from the Rome Police Department. From The Utica Observer-Dispatch. Read more >>

Opposition grows to Salazar’s wild horse plan
Dozens of wild horse advocates plan to go before a federal advisory panel here on Monday to try to persuade public land managers to change their plan to relocate thousands of free-roaming mustangs from the West to preserves elsewhere. From The San Luis Obispo Tribune. Read more >>

Criminal intent ruled out as cause of barn fire that killed 2 people, 43 horses
The Ohio Department of Commerce Division of State Fire Marshal ruled out criminal intent as the cause of Saturday’s fatal fire at the Warren County Fairgrounds. From The Springfield News-Sun. Read more >>

Thousands attend Lebanon horse parade
A record number of horses trotted, whinnied and occasionally reared Saturday, Dec. 5 at the 21st annual Lebanon Horse-Drawn Carriage Parade. From The Middletown Journal. Read more >>

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