Containment Measures Help Stem Ohio Strangles Flare-Up

An flare-up of strangles that surfaced at Northfield Park racetrack in Ohio nearly three weeks ago is under control, according to Director of Racing Gregg Keidel. Seven horses contracted the bacterial infection.

"The horses are doing fine," Keidel said. "In fact, two are completely (recovered) and the other five are responding well to penicillin. And we've not had a single horse in our

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