DNA For Racing Thoroughbreds

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Blood Type or DNA, 2001 DNA Is The Way!

DNA For Racing Thoroughbreds

As of January 1, 2001 the Jockey Club of America is recognizing DNA testing for the Registering of the 2001 Foal Crop.

DNA is 99.99% effective, utilizing only a hair w/folicle attached, to determine parentage. DNA testing will replace Blood Typing which is currently the practise to certify parentage for Racing or Breeding Horses.



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