Racehorse Breeding Theories
"Here, in one volume, is a wide and varied assessment of the major breeding systems or theories, as well as the history and background of each. The writers give the reader all the necessary information they need to implement the theory and make it part of a breeding program. They also verify the relative scientific validity of the theories and various approaches to breeding" -- publisher website (April 2007).
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How Joe Estes Transformed Breeding and Pedigrees
Federico Tesios work as a breeder and trainer
Biomechanics and Mating
Pedigrees and Statistics
Birth Rank and Success
A Pedigree Classification Technique
Female Family Inbreeding
The X Factor Theory
Bruce Lowe and the Numerology of Pedigrees
Quantification of Racing Performance in the Research of Harry Laughlin
Evaluating Breeding Theories Looking for the Real Patterns Underpinning Tesios Greatness
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