Endoscopic assessment of airway function as a predictor of racing performance in Thoroughbred yearlings: 427 cases (1997-2000).

@article{Stick2001EndoscopicAO,
  title={Endoscopic assessment of airway function as a predictor of racing performance in Thoroughbred yearlings: 427 cases (1997-2000).},
  author={John A. Stick and John G. Peloso and James P. Morehead and Jessica Lloyd and Sue Eberhart and Pawin Padungtod and Frederik J. Derksen},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2001},
  volume={219 7},
  pages={962-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare endoscopic findings of the upper portion of the respiratory tract in Thoroughbred yearlings with their subsequent race records to determine whether subjective assessment of airway function may be used as a predictor of future racing performance. DESIGN Retrospective study. ANIMALS 427 Thoroughbred yearlings. PROCEDURES Endoscopic examination findings were obtained from the medical records and the videoendoscopic repository of the Keeneland 1996 September yearling… CONTINUE READING