Denman Bloodstock considers many different factors when conducting bloodstock valuation.
The process of valuing bloodstock can be a difficult task considering all the variables which can effect the value of bloodstock.
The key factors to valuing bloodstock are the following:
Present health, condition/soundness, including feet, eyes, teeth, any lameness, and veterinary history. These factors determine whether you can underwrite your bloodstock investment
Vices – windsucker or weaver
Balance and athleticism
Strength/Build – light/medium/heavy
Physique – sprinter/miler/stayer
Leg conformation – front and hind legs
Bone – light/medium/heavy
Head – small/big/plain/quality
Shoulder angulation – upright or sloped
Girth – light or deep
Action (fluency of walking action)
Current Breeding Status
Mares in foal – the covering stallion, the sale history of previous progeny/relations, potential pedigree upgrades through number of live relations yet to race, covering sires service fee etc
Maiden and barren mares – are they being sold as a breeding proposition and do they have a breeding certificate?
Bloodstock market consumer confidence
Micro and Macro economic conditions
The factors are endless, one can only give an opinion about bloodstock value