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Kentucky conference attracts leading speakers

AN 18-strong group of internationally-known genetics and performance physiology experts will be participating in this year's Thoroughbred Pedigree, Genetics and Performance Conference in Kentucky.

The two-day event, presented by The Blood-Horse and Pedigree Consultants LLC, will be hosted at the Marriott Griffin Gate Hotel in Lexington on September 7 and 8 prior to the Keeneland September Sale.

Goals of the conference are to educate thoroughbred
breeders about progress and the latest discoveries in the
field of equine pedigrees and genetics, create awareness
of tools and technology available and to provide a
networking opportunity for international participants of
the breeding industry.

"We are delighted to be able to bring together such preeminent
speakers for this event this year," said Byron Rogers of Pedigree Consultants.

"Last year's event was oversubscribed and this year we have an even better line-up of speakers and topics. The advancements in the last year alone in the field of thoroughbred genetics as it
relates to performance makes this a ‘must attend'
conference for anyone that is interested in using the best
tools to breedand identify elite talent."

Speakers at this year's conference are as follows:

Dr. Ernie Bailey, Gluck Equine Research Center
Dr. Matthew Binns, The Genetic Edge
Dr. Dav Doodnauth, LifeLine Labs
Sid Fernando, Werk Thoroughbred Consultants, Inc.
Dr. Stephen Harrison, Thoroughbred Genetics
Dr. Emmeline Hill, Equinome Ltd
Jay Kilgore, DataTrack
Dr. David Lambert, The Genetic Edge
Dr. James MacLeod, Gluck Equine Research Center
Bill Oppenheim, International bloodstock writer and analyst
Alan Porter, Pedigree Consultants LLC
Bill Pressey, ThoroEdge
Byron Rogers, Pedigree Consultants LLC
Dr. Steve Roman, (Dosage Index)
Jon Seaman, Cecil Seaman & Co.
Cecil Seaman, Cecil Seaman & Co.
Jeff Seder, EQB
Dr. Steven Tammariello, Performance Genetics LLC

Details and an agenda of the conference are available at





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