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UK Student Entrepreneurs Take First Place at Georgia Bowl

The team’s service provides a blood test that can potentially predict injuries in horses before serious problems occur.

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A team of University of Kentucky students captured first place the weekend of Feb. 6 at the Georgia Bowl intercollegiate entrepreneurship competition hosted by Georgia Tech, in Atlanta.

Team Race Assured, comprising Julia Fabiani, an undergraduate student in equine science and management; Ben Martin, a graduate student in finance and agricultural economics; and Stefanie Pagano, a graduate student in biomedical engineering, earned a $2,500 cash prize for their efforts.

Race Assured is a service that provides a blood test that can potentially predict injuries in horses well before serious problems occur.

The UK squad bested six other teams representing five major universities: Georgia Tech, two teams from the University of Texas (Austin), the University of Tennessee, the University of Arkansas, and the University of Manitoba

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