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Research Article

An Investigation of Racing Performance and Whip Use by Jockeys in Thoroughbred Races

  • David Evans,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Paul McGreevy mail

    paul.mcgreevy@sydney.edu.au

    Affiliation: Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Published: January 27, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0015622

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Erratum - a message from the co-authors

Posted by PaulMcG on 15 Feb 2011 at 00:44 GMT

Two of the formulae that appear in the published article contain typographical errors.

These DO NOT affect the results, discussion or any other element of the report.

The correct formulae are as follows:

Total whips 400 to finish = 4.47 + 0.456 x (Total # Starters) - 0.397x (Placing at 400m)



Odds of a Place-123 at the finish = 6.232 x 0.05068 [to the power of "Place at 200m"] x 6.466 [to the power of "Place at 400m]



No competing interests declared.