2018 Equine Injury Database Stats Released
An analysis of data from the Equine Injury Database (EID) for 2018 resulted in an aggregated fatal injury rate of of 1.68 per 1,000 starts for Thoroughbred racehorses, The Jockey Club announced March 22.
In 2017 the corresponding rate was 1.61 per 1,000 starts.
Tim Parkin, BSc, BVSc, PhD, DECVPH, MRCVS, a veterinarian and epidemiologist from the University of Glasgow, in Scotland, and an EID consultant, performed the analysis and concluded that the year-over-year aggregate increase was not statistically
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