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24/4/2013

Al Zarooni faces BHA hearing

Classic-winning Godolphin trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni is to face a British Horseracing Authority disciplinary panel hearing after "serious irregularities" were found in samples taken from horses in his care in Newmarket.

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24/4/2013

All Clear for Cotswolds’ EHV Outbreak

It has been reported that the EHV outbreak in the Cotswolds seems to have resolved.

Eventually 9 horses seroconverted at Badminton stables but luckily the majority (30 horses) did not get the disease and have had 2 clear PCR and blood tests at least 14 days apart. The seroconverted horses are still in total isolation at least 2 miles from Badminton. Only one of these horses actually showed neurological symptoms and that is now clinically normal again. The remainder were just were a bit "off colour" or showed mild respiratory symptoms. There was spread to 2 other premises in the Beaufort Hunt area but no onward spread from these secondary sites.

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