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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.
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.