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Wednesday, March 13, 2013Contact: Shannon Luce (859) 224-2716
2013 Online Fact Book Available on The Jockey Club Website

The Jockey Club announced today that the 2013 edition of the Online Fact Book is available within the Publications & Resources section of its website at

The Online Fact Book is a statistical and informational guide to Thoroughbred breeding, racing and auction sales in North America and includes some state and provincial analysis.

The 2013 editions of state fact books, which feature detailed breeding, racing and auction sales information specific to numerous states and Canadian provinces, are also available on The Jockey Club website. The state fact books are updated monthly.

“The online fact book and the state fact books are comprehensive resources designed to educate anyone interested in the Thoroughbred breeding and racing industry,” said James L. Gagliano, president and chief operating officer of The Jockey Club. “They provide not only a statistical history of the sport but also objective insights into trends related to breeding, racing and sales.”

The print edition of the 2013 Fact Book will be published in April.

The Jockey Club, founded in 1894 and dedicated to the improvement of Thoroughbred breeding and racing, is the breed registry for North American Thoroughbreds. In fulfillment of its mission, The Jockey Club provides support and leadership on a wide range of important industry initiatives and it serves the information and technology needs of owners, breeders, media, fans and farms, among others. Additional information is available at