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Table 7 Estimates of competing ability according to group of horses: means by groups

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

  10 events/horsea 50 events/horseb
  Group 1 versus 2 Group 3 versus 2 s.d. Group 1 versus 2 Group 3 versus 2 s.d.
Number of horses 330/337 334/337 15 329/338 334/338 15
Simulated values -0.447 0.445 0.023 -0.431 0.449 0.026
Normal Score -0.050 0.054 0.007 -0.074 0.078 0.006
Normal Score multiple trait 1 -0.083 0.073 0.011 -0.200 0.196 0.038
Normal Score multiple trait 2 -0.076 0.080 0.012 -0.200 0.200 0.039
Normal Score multiple trait 3 -0.063 0.090 0.012 -0.201 0.206 0.039
Underlying model -0.116 0.123 0.015 -0.302 0.314 0.019
Underlying mixture model -0.439 0.456 0.039 -0.428 0.441 0.026
  1. a50 replicates, b20 replicates