Churchill Downs Officials Hope EHV-1 Case Isolated

Officials at Churchill Downs say a case of equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) confirmed in one horse should have limited impact on the fall meet that begins Sunday, as long as the disease is contained.

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture on Oct. 26 imposed a quarantine and ordered biosecurity measures on barn 47 after a 3-year-old trained by David Carroll tested positive for EHV-1. Under

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