Thoroughbred Genetics Conference Scheduled for Sept. 7-8

The 2011 Thoroughbred Pedigree, Genetics, and Performance Conference will be held Sept. 7-8 in Lexington, Ky.,

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Blood-Horse Publications, in conjunction with Pedigree Consultants LLC, has announced that the 2011 Thoroughbred Pedigree, Genetics, and Performance Conference will be held Sept. 7-8 at the Marriott Griffin Gate hotel in Lexington, Ky.

Designed to complement the 2010 event of a similar nature, the conference will bring together 18 internationally-known pedigree, genetics, and performance physiology authorities to share their knowledge on the application of the latest in pedigree analysis, genetics research, and equine physiology testing as it relates to Thoroughbred performance.

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

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The Blood-Horse is the leading weekly publication devoted to international Thoroughbred racing and breeding. Since 1916, the staff of The Blood-Horse has served the Thoroughbred community with the highest standards of journalistic excellence to provide comprehensive and timely editorial coverage and analysis.

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