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Meadowlands Racetrack Equine Travel Restrictions

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Effective immediately:


All Horses Shipping into the Meadowlands Racetrack Must have a 24-hour Health Certificate

Rectal temperatures must be recorded. 

The following statement must appear on the Health Certificate: 

 “Horses on this certificate have not originated from a barn with a confirmed or suspect case of strangles, nor have shown signs suggestive of these diseases, nor have been febrile within the previous 3 weeks.” 


Horses that have raced or resided at Saratoga Harness from March 1 through March 21, 2012 

In addition to a 24 hour Health Certificate; 

Effective immediately, those horses that have raced at or have resided at Saratoga Harness from March 1, 2012 through March 21, 2012 are required to have proof of negative strangles culture. Laboratory results must be faxed to the New Jersey Racing Commission Veterinarian at 201-635-0973 at least 24 hours prior to the race date. If any of these horses have been vaccinated against strangles, the NJRC Veterinarian must be contacted at 201-842-5127.  

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