Veterinarians Respond To Findings Of Large-Scale Study Into Radiograph Findings At Thoroughbred Auctions

Early in 2023 the first results were published from a large study of sale radiographs that began in 2016. A group led by researchers at Colorado State University examined the sale radiographs of horses at yearling and 2 yr old sales to establish how common certain types of radiographic findings were, whether the same horses' findings changed from one year to the next, and how much of an impact those findings had on a horse's likelihood to make it to the races. The team looked at repository images for 2,508 yearlings at Keeneland September in 2016 and . . .

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