British horse racing to resume on Wednesday after six-day equine flu shutdown
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 British horse racing events will resume on Wednesday following a six-day shutdown because of the outbreak of equine influenza, the British Horseracing Authority has announced. The governing body had placed over 170 yards into lockdown in an attempt to halt the spread of the highly-contagious virus. All meetings were cancelled last Thursday after three cases […]
Hopes of an early resumption of racing were dealt a blow on Sunday night when the British Horseracing Authority announced a new case of equine flu had been discovered - this time at the sport’s traditional home of Newmarket. The BHA had been expected to decide on Monday whether racing can resume on...
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