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Belmont Park barn under precautionary quarantine

Photos: Photos: Colorful cantering at Belmont Park
Posted at 3:44 PM, Jun 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-27 15:44:04-04

BELMONT, N.Y. — A barn at Belmont Park has been placed under a precautionary quarantine because of a suspected case of equine herpesvirus Type 1.

New York Racing Association officials say a 4-year-old colt trained by Chris Englehart exhibited fever and neurological symptoms associated with EHV-1 and is being treated by a private veterinarian.

The colt named Freudnme last raced at Finger Lakes in upstate New York in June 2019.

EHV-1 can cause upper respiratory infection in young horses.