David Lambert

StrideSAFE's David Lambert Joins TDN Writers' Room

StrideSAFE LLC CEO David Lambert joins the TDN Writers' Room to talk about his technology's ability to potentially prevent breakdowns on the racetrack.

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Screen, Scan, Save: Is This Racing's Big Fix?

Like the wildfires fanned by this summer's hot winds, doomsday predictions of horse racing's demise have raged through the mainstream and trade press this year, fueled by a sickening spate of high-profile equine fatalities on the sport's highest-profile stages--tracks armed with some of the most stringent safety guardrails. This means these horses passed before the eyes of a slew of experts--from the riders to the trainers to the veterinarians and the regulators--deemed among the best in the business. If they can't single out these horses before catastrophe happens, who can?...

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StrideSAFE Town Hall in Kentucky: “This Could Be the Answer Horsemen Are Looking For”

Last week, the research team associated with StrideSAFE--a biometric sensor mechanism capable of detecting minute changes in a horse's gait at high speed--announced that seven of eight horses that suffered catastrophic musculoskeletal cases at Churchill Downs during its most recent meet showed via post-race readouts abnormalities as soon as they left the starting gate. In a nearly two-hour town hall Monday morning, StrideSAFE founder David Lambert and Churchill Downs equine medical director Will Farmer dug into the details, discussing the findings from an ongoing study in Kentucky and fielding questions...

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NYRA, StrideSAFE Sensor Technology Study Begins New Stage

Since last summer, the New York Racing Association (NYRA) has trialed on thousands of runners a discreet sensor technology capable of detecting minute changes in a horse's gait at high speed. Called StrideSAFE, the biometric sensor mechanism slips into the saddle cloth and works like a traffic light signal, providing a green for all-clear, an amber for possible warning (light amber better than dark amber), and a red for possible danger. The ultimate aim of StrideSAFE--a focus of discussion during the recent Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation Welfare and Safety of...

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Equine Analysis Systems Promotes Rachel Martell to Operations Manager

Equine Analysis Systems has promoted Rachel Martell to Operations Manager. In the role, Martell will help maximize day-to-day efficiency in all aspects of operations and improve organizational processes. A familiar face to many consignors and farm managers in the industry, she will continue in her managerial roles in the technical department and maintain a presence at the major sales. "Rachel joined our team in 2015 and has grown to exceed all reasonable expectations," said Equine Analysis President and Founder Dr. David Lambert. "Her ambition and undeniable work ethic are valued...

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