Analyst Profiles

Our analysts are not only
well-known throughout the industry,
but also are shareholders in DataTrack International, LLC.

Frank Mitchell ~ Jay Kilgore ~ Bob Fierro
Frank Mitchell  
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Director of Biomechanics Frank Mitchell, is not only an accomplished and widely known and respected author and columnist, but also a biomechanics expert. He has published books on breeding, contributed to a wide variety of racing publications, and has also served as editor of Owner-Breeder. He was Bloodstock Editor and columnist for Daily Racing Form for more than a decade, is currently a contributor to The Paulick Report, and has been a biomechanical analyst since the late 1990s. Frank is the only internationally recognized pedigree expert who combines these skills...

  • Biomechanical analysis with hands-on measuring with expertise in measurement conformation and digital biomechanical computation
  • Hands-on cardio score data gathering and analysis
  • On-screen video measuring of stride lengths and motion quality at 2-year-old breeze shows as it occurs and the same analysis for races on video.
  • Hands-on Thoroughbred breeder and working farm owner
  • Internationally recognized pedigree authority (Paulick Report, former bloodstock columnist Daily Racing Form), and author (Racehorse Breeding Theories, Great Breeders & Their Methods: The Hancocks).

Jay Kilgore
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DataTrack's digital video programs, Cardio Score analysis and motion services are under the supervision of Director of Operations Jay Kilgore, who utilized his knowledge and experience in Thoroughbred sales prep and animal physiology at the University of Kentucky to develop the company's unique approach to biomechanics and speed ratings. Since 2000 he has developed digital video programs and services to expand the parameters of Thoroughbred biomechanics and motion analysis. His expertise combines these skills...

  • On-screen video measuring of stride lengths and motion quality at 2-year-old breeze shows as it occurs and the same analysis for races on video.
  • Hands-on biomechanical measuring and conformation analysis
  • Hands-on Cardio Score data gathering and analysis
  • All services have been performed in North America, South America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand
  • Co-developer of BreezeFigs™
  • Featured guest on ESPN Sports Science and HRTV.
  • Guest lecturer for Darley Flying Start Program
  • Graduate London School of Economics

Robert Fierro
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Managing Director Robert Fierro is a well-known pedigree analyst, racing and breeding consultant and former publisher who has contributed to numerous publications such as Thoroughbred Times, Owner-Breeder, Thoroughbred Daily News since the mid-1980s. He has used biomechanical analysis for his own account and those of clients since the early 1980s. Intimately involved in biomechanical analysis for 30 years as an advisor, analyst, breeder and administrator with these additional credentials...

  • Innovative leader of the New York breeding program who as president of the NYTB spearheaded the change in the laws in New York which increased broodmare residency and stallion development
  • Developed the concept of state sire lists in 1986 with the assistance of Bloodstock Research (BRIS)
  • First horse bred and raced became New York-Bred champion (Omar Khayyam)
  • Publisher & Editor of The New York Thoroughbred Observer
  • Co-developer of BreezeFigs™
  • Member of Jack Werk's Dosage Committee, appointed Secretariat and Alleged chefs-de-race
  • Bloodstock columnist for Thoroughbred Times
  • Author of books Tax Shelters in Plain English and The New American Entrepreneur, speaker and panelist at industry conferences sponsored by American Horse Council, The Blood- Horse, Thoroughbred Owners & Breeders Association (TOBA), etc.