Table 4: Significant correlations between performance and antioxidant blood measuresa,b.

YXRPYXRPYXRP

BWCORT−0.210.02TPGPx0.230.02CORTGSH-T0.190.04
BWTP−0.220.03TPCORT0.250.002CORTCK0.250.007
HctRET0.220.03LACGSH-T0.52<0.0001RETGSH-T0.40 0.01
HctGSH-T0.66<0.0001LACGPx0.190.04TOCBC0.40<0.0001
HctGPx0.270.007LACCORT0.280.002TOCAST0.300.002
HctCORT0.44<0.0001LACRET0.270.004GSH-TGPx0.280.003
TPCK0.250.01CORTRET0.280.003GPxAST−0.190.04
TPGSH-T0.330.0007CORTTOC−0.190.04CKAST0.50<0.0001

aHorse was included in the model to test for significance, if insignificant, then it was removed from the model.
bInitial BW (n = 112), hematocrit (Hct; n = 104 total points), plasma total protein (TP; n = 104), lactate (LAC; n = 114), cortisol (CORT; n = 114), alpha-tocopherol (TOC; n = 114), beta-carotene (BC; n = 114), retinol (RET; n = 114), serum creatine kinase (CK; n = 113), asparate aminotransferase (AST; n = 113), erythrocyte total glutathione (GSH-T; n= 114), and glutathione peroxidase (GPx; n = 111).