The effect of age on the racing speed of Thoroughbred racehorses

Abstract

The running performance of Thoroughbred racehorses has been reported to peak when they are between 4 and 5 years old. However, changes in their racing speed by month or season have not been reported. The purposes of this study were to reveal the average racing speed of Thoroughbreds, and observe changes in their average speed with age. The surveyed races… (More)
DOI: 10.1294/jes.26.43

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