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  1. Steely grey may be a little late, but O' Shea certain he'll race to win

    Posted Dec 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... challenged Good Ba Ba and Happy Zero for favouritism. However, the equine influenza outbreak in Australia in August 2007 caused the shutdown of all racing in Sydney for almost six months, with strict ... eight wins- including four at Group One level. 'There is no way he is at the top of his game now,' O'Shea conceded. 'I truly believe the period during the equine influenza ...

  2. Equine flu 'a blessing for Redragtoabull'

    Posted Nov 17th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken One would probably search high and low in Australia without finding a good word for the equine influenza that crippled racing there just over a year ago, but look no further ... him for racing in Hong Kong, and he was already in quarantine for export when equine influenza (EI) struck last August, leaving Moore no option but to send the colt back to the farm and wait. ...

  3. Horse flu halts Australian racing

    Posted Aug 26th 2007, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Horse racing and equestrian events have been shut down throughout Australia as officials battle to contain an outbreak of equine influenza. The outbreak in Sydney is the first ... equine influenza is known, but they are subject to rigid quarantine protocols, both in Hong Kong and their country of origin, to make sure they are disease-free. 'The important difference ...

  4. Club winning virus battle

    Posted Apr 11th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... of equine influenza which shut down racing for three months in 1992. 'Equine flu has a far more significant impact,' Stewart said. 'Horses which contract equine flu show much more ... Murray Bell Measures to contain an outbreak of equine herpes virus (EHV) appear to be working after the Jockey Club reported no new cases yesterday. On Monday, the club's chief vet, ...

  5. Club seeks ways to beat horse flu impact on HK

    Posted Sep 26th 2007, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Jockey Club officials are hopeful the Australian equine influenza outbreak will not effect its Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races showpiece in December, but are resigned to an impact on bread-and-butter racing. Melbourne racing continues although Sydney's has shut down and Melbourne-based stars such as Miss Finland, Miss Andretti and Apache Cat ...

  6. Vets at a premium for Games' equestrian events

    Posted Mar 28th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... for equine influenza, Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food York Chow Yat-ngok, raised the other influenza issue hanging over Hong Kong- by saying that plans were in place to cancel or postpone ... be vaccinated against equine influenza and tested for equine piroplasmosis, infectious anaemia and equine viral arteritis, African horse sickness, West Nile/Kunjin virus, and vesicular stomatitis. ...

  7. HK's Down Under hopes on hold

    Posted Aug 30th 2007, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Trainer John Moore is awaiting a 'definitive answer' on the status of Melbourne Cox Plate-bound Viva Pataca under the equine standstill orders before rescheduling transport to Australia. Moore cancelled a flight last Sunday for Viva Pataca and Viva Macau after the equine influenza outbreak brought Australian racing to a halt. 'I am worried about ...

  8. Club gets go-ahead to import horses from Australia

    Posted Feb 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... and allowed the movement of horses again. 'We are delighted that the effect of the equine influenza virus has run its course in Australia and soon we can return to our normal import ... Imports from Australia will initially depart only from Melbourne, which has been declared an equine influenza-free area by authorities. Horses based in New South Wales or Queensland must first ...

  9. Hopes fading for Japan raid on Internationals

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken The Jockey Club may have to run this year's Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races without Japanese horses due to equine influenza, but officials remain optimistic ... to establish a stand on visitors from equine influenza (EI) infected zones. They failed to define a position in what executive director of racing Bill Nader described as 'a fluid situation', ...

  10. Virus checked, now for the PR work

    Posted Apr 11th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... of the racing industry is vital to Hong Kong The year racing shut down for three months in Hong Kong because of equine influenza 1992 ... Murray Bell The two Vs- vaccination and vigilance- seem to have collectively ensured the impact of the equine herpes virus (EHV) outbreak has been minimal. Yesterday's news was taken ...




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