Researchers identify speed gene in thoroughbreds

01/23/2010 | Bloomberg

Researchers have identified variants of the myostatin gene, which they say could be used to predict a horse's optimum distance on the race track, after matching the genetic code of 179 race winners with how they performed. The finding could help thoroughbred owners determine which horses have the winning combination of genes from a test that requires a blood sample, one of the researchers said.

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