EHV Spreads in Northeast; Penn National Horse Tests Positive

In the wake of a horse being diagnosed with equine herpesvirus type-1 (EHV-1) at Penn National Race Course on Friday (Jan. 20), Philadelphia Park has banned shippers from that oval, effective immediately. Shippers from Maryland, including the Bowie Training Center, are also prohibited.

"We don't have any problems right now, and we'd like to keep it that way," said Philadelphia's

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