A native of Australia, Byron Rogers has spent many years in the thoroughbred breeding industry. Eight years at Arrowfield Stud and another three years at Taylor Made Farm. At Arrowfield Stud as Stallion Nominations and Bloodstock Manager, he was part of the team that developed the careers of leading sires Redoute’s Choice, Flying Spur and Hussonet. And as director of Taylor Made Farms' stallion division, he managed the careers of the likes of Unbridled’s Song, Forestry, and Northern Afleet as well as joint venture stallions Tiznow and Speightstown. Byron also is the co-creator of TrueNicks, a thoroughbred nicking service and in 2011 Byron launched Performance Genetics LLC, a thoroughbred performance evaluation company based in Lexington KY that uses genetic markers, biomechanical and cardiovascular measurements in a machine learning prediction model to purchase racehorses. Current horses purchased using his methodology include Verrazano, Divisadero and Keen Ice.