Equine flu: two Irish stables locked down while racing continues


  • Trainers involved in Ireland not named by authorities
  • Decision due on Monday night as to British resumption

Two racing stables in Ireland have been locked down over equine influenza fears in recent weeks while the sport has continued there, The Guardian can reveal. The trainers involved have not been named by the authorities, in order to encourage other trainers to come forward if they fear they may have EI cases on their premises.

One of the two stables is once more sending runners to the track, tests from its horses having shown that the disease is no longer present. The other remains in quarantine until such time as swabs from its horses also test clear.

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Written by Chris Cook
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