Friday, 19 May 2023 09:19

Notice to Industy: Positive Case of West Nile, Century Mile

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RE: Positive case of West Nile Virus at Century Mile Racetrack and Casino

West Nile virus is a disease caused by a mosquito-borne virus that causes encephalomyelitis, a brain and spinal cord infection. There is a positive case at Century Mile Racetrack and Casino and positives in other areas of central Alberta.

It is highly recommended by Official Veterinarian Dr. Dale Gibson to vaccinate your horses for West Nile for the best protection. For prevention, spray or wipe your horses with insect repellent. Note, a 48-hour withdrawal of insecticide is a precautionary measure for horses that are entered to race.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Dale Gibson, Official Veterinarian for Horse Racing Alberta, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 780-940-4532.

Dated at the City of Edmonton
in the Province of Alberta
this 18 day of May 2023.

Kent Verlik, Chief Executive Officer

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