Whip Use by Jockeys in a Sample of Australian Thoroughbred Races—An Observational Study

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The use of whips by jockeys is an issue. The current study viewed opportunistic high-speed footage of 15 race finishes frame-by-frame to examine the outcomes of arm and wrist actions (n = 350) on 40 horses viewed from the left of the field. Any actions fully or partially obscured by infrastructure or other horses were removed from the database, leaving a… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0033398

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@inproceedings{Mcgreevy2012WhipUB, title={Whip Use by Jockeys in a Sample of Australian Thoroughbred Races—An Observational Study}, author={P D Mcgreevy and Robert A. Corken and Hannah E Salvin and Celeste M. Black}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2012} }