Oak Tree cancelation of Las Palmas raises concern
ARCADIA, Calif. -- The decision of the Oak Tree Racing Association last week to cancel Sunday's Grade 2, $200,000 Las Palmas Handicap at Santa Anita is being criticized by nationally prominent trainers who intended to run horses in the race. They said the cancellation was a bad precedent specifically and spoke generally to a wider crisis in California racing.
"It's terrible to cancel a race you advertise in the condition book," said trainer Christophe Clement on Wednesday from New York. Clement ...
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