Precautions Taken After Trackside Strangles Case

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Churchill Downs is taking precautionary measures at its Trackside training facility in Louisville, Ky., after a Thoroughbred racehorse was diagnosed with strangles, a contagious bacterial disease.

Rumors began circulating the weekend of March 12, but John Asher, vice president of communications for Churchill Downs, said the disease was confirmed in only one horse on the property. The

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