Receiving Barn At Fair Grounds Under Quarantine After Another EHV-1 Positive

by | 01.02.2017 | 7:50pm

Test results have been returned for the two horses who spiked temperatures earlier this morning at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in New Orleans, La.

The horse in Barn 14, trained by Tom Amoss, returned a negative result. The horse in the receiving barn, trained by Chris Davis, returned a positive result for the “wild strain.”

As a result, the quarantine timeline on Barn 14 remains unchanged, with a current end date of Jan. 13 at the discretion of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture. The receiving barn is now under quarantine until Jan. 16 at the discretion of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture.

For further updates from Equine Disease Communications Center click here.

Previous articles:

Entire Fair Grounds Backstretch Officially Under Quarantine For EHV-1

EHV-1: No Louisiana Horses To Be Allowed At Oaklawn Until Further Notice

EHV-1: Third Horse At Fair Grounds Tests Positive But With Different Strain Of Disease

EHV-1: Second Horse Tests Positive At Fair Grounds

Update: Equine Herpesvirus Case Confirmed At Fair Grounds, Barn Under Quarantine

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