Horse racing in NSW, Queensland cancelled indefinitely

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 Thoroughbred horse racing has been cancelled indefinitely in the Australian states of New South Wales and Queensland due to an outbreak of Equine Influenza. An Australia-wide ban on the movement of horses, donkeys and mules which was due to expire on Wednesday has been extended until Friday. NSW and Queensland have extended their bans indefinitely. So far the virus only appears to have infected horses in