The Grey Panel


SALE X-RAYS hailed a success

The pre-sale x-ray system introduced in New Zealand for the first time at this week's Ready To Run sale has been deemed successful by sale organisers. While there is still a steep learning curve on the issue for participants in the southern hemisphere, the introduction of the voluntary x-ray repository system was vindicated according to New Zealand Bloodstock marketing general manager Julia Naismith. 'A number of buyers made their decision to attend the sale based on the knowledge they they would have the opportunity to obtain pre-sale x-ray reports,' she said at the conclusion of trade. The participation rate by vendors in asking for x-rays of horses was as high as 85 per cent of the select horses and vets recorded around 200 viewings throughout the sale. An X-ray repository was used for the first time at the Easter Yearling Sale in Sydney in April.

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