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Table 6 Estimates of competing ability according to category of events: means by category

From: Validation of models for analysis of ranks in horse breeding evaluation

  10 events/horsea 50 events/horseb
  Category 1 versus 2 Category 3 versus 2 s.d. Category 1 versus 2 Category 3 versus 2 s.d.
Number of ranks 3388/3314 3298/3314 129 16711/16823 16467/16823 640
Simulated values -0.395 0.384 0.021 -0.380 0.389 0.024
Normal Score -0.041 0.042 0.005 -0.064 0.067 0.004
Normal Score multiple trait 1 -0.070 0.060 0.009 -0.175 0.170 0.033
Normal Score multiple trait 2 -0.065 0.066 0.010 -0.175 0.173 0.034
Normal Score multiple trait 3 -0.056 0.072 0.010 -0.176 0.178 0.034
Underlying model -0.100 0.102 0.012 -0.265 0.272 0.016
Underlying mixture model -0.388 0.394 0.032 -0.377 0.382 0.022
  1. a50 replicates, b20 replicates