Herpesvirus Positives Keep Racetrack Shipping Ban in Place

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Two additional positive tests for equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1) virus Feb. 26 were reported at Penn National Race Course. That prompted Philadelphia Park Racetrack to extend its ban on shipping into and out of the Grantville, Penn., track to March 19. Racetracks in neighboring West Virginia have also decided to implement the shipping restriction as a precaution.

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