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Digest (Jan. 20): Positive test for EHV-1 virus prompts Laurel Park restrictions

Digest (Jan. 20): Positive test for EHV-1 virus prompts Laurel Park restrictions

The Maryland Jockey Club has placed some restrictions on shipping in and out of Laurel Park. Sal Sinatra, president and general manager of the Maryland Jockey Club, said Saturday that a horse that shipped to Laurel had tested positive for the EHV-1 virus. The horse has been removed from the grounds but the barn he was stabled in has been placed under quarantine. The horse will be tested off property again Tuesday. If the horse tests negative restrictions will be lifted immediately. If he tests positive again, the restrictions will remain in place until Jan. 30. "We're asking horsemen in other states and at training centers to check their policies before...

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