News About: Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service

AQIS Relaxes Quarantine Restrictions In Time For Spring

AQIS Relaxes Quarantine Restrictions In Time For Spring

18 Aug, 2011

So You Think could make an appearance this spring carnival after AQIS relaxed their stringent quarantine regulations

An appearance by So You Think at this year’s spring carnival is looking more and more likely after the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) relaxed their stringent quarantine regulations yesterday.

Racing Victoria yesterday announced that Ireland’s Ballydoyle …

AQIS Approve UK Quarantine Arrangements

AQIS Approve UK Quarantine Arrangements

29 Jul, 2011

The Australian Quarantine Inspection Service (AQIS) and Racing Victoria have finally reached a conclusion that will allow European horses to compete in the Melbourne spring racing carnival this year.

AQIS has given approval for the Newmarket quarantine facility to be used to house horses awaiting transport.

Racing Victoria chief executive, Rob Hines, was thrilled with …

O’Brien Plans Cox Plate Raid With European Runners

O’Brien Plans Cox Plate Raid With European Runners

14 Jul, 2011

Coolmore Stud’s Aiden O’Brien has decided to return to Australia with a small team of horses to tackle some of the spring’s most prestigious races.

O’Brien, who failed badly with his three Melbourne Cup runners in 2008, is out to set the record straight with a handful of his stable stars.

The trainer’s main aim …

Racing Victoria Close To So You Think Quarantine Solution

Racing Victoria Close To So You Think Quarantine Solution

5 Jul, 2011

Racing Victoria is close to securing a quarantine deal so that So You Think can contest a third Cox Plate

Racing Victoria believes it is close to securing a deal with the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) to allow So You Think to contest a third Cox Plate during the Spring Carnival.

AQIS has …

Melbourne Cup May Feature No Foreign Starters

Melbourne Cup May Feature No Foreign Starters

4 Jul, 2011

Racing Victoria is currently attempting to reach a solution with the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) after they declared two prime British quarantine centres unsuitable last week.

The declaration, which condemns both Ballydoyle quarantine establishment in Ireland and the Side Hill operation in Newmarket, England, may lead to European horses being unable to travel …

Quarantine Dilemma Jeopardises Black Caviar’s Hong Kong Campaign

Quarantine Dilemma Jeopardises Black Caviar’s Hong Kong Campaign

21 Jun, 2011

Black Caviar may be unable to race in Hong Kong in December due to strict quarantine protocols

Black Caviar may be unable to race in Hong Kong in December due to strict quarantine protocols set by the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS).

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has met with AQIS representatives this …