04/29/2014 11:40AM

One case of equine herpesvirus at Assiniboia Downs


The Manitoba Horse Racing Commission has confirmed a case of neurological equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) at Assiniboia Downs, where a quarantine is in effect.

Trainers of horses who have been on the grounds of the Winnipeg, Manitoba, track since April 15 must contact the Ontario Racing Commission vet at Woodbine or Fort Erie if they are considering shipping to either track.

Opening day of the 60-day Assiniboia meet is May 4.