A horses stride length may only be 4 inches longer than the horse that finished second but that equates to a winning margin of 15ft
Biomechanical analysis has already been successful used to identify potential top class race horses in the US and determine approximate relative prices at sales. The same technology has been used to determine the stride length, motion quality and distance potential of currently racing racehorses. It has also been used to gauge racing and breeding potential of yearlings, 2yrs, broodmares and stallions. Daily Racing Form (USA) has adopted biomehcanical analysis reports to use them inter Handicapping Tool and as a Pre Purchasing Tool for owners.