Strangles Reported at Florida Standardbred Track

One case of strangles was confirmed June 4 in the stable area at Pompano Park Harness Track in Pompano Beach, Fla. Live harness racing will continue as scheduled at the facility.

Track management, in working with animal health officials from the state of Florida and the USDA, has quarantined special areas of the backstretch and is issuing biosafety procedures to all trainers on the grounds.

Anyone planning on shipping horses to Pompano Park needs to contact the stable superintendent's office.

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