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Tuesday, October 25, 2022Contact: Shannon Luce (859) 224-2716
The Jockey Club Releases 2022 Report of Mares Bred Statistics

The Jockey Club today released Report of Mares Bred (RMB) statistics for the 2022 breeding season. Based on RMBs received through October 18, 2022, The Jockey Club reports that 925 stallions covered 27,163 mares in North America during 2022.

The Jockey Club estimates an additional 2,500 to 3,500 mares will be reported as bred during the 2022 breeding season.

RMB statistics for all reported stallions in 2022 are available through the Fact Book section of The Jockey Club’s website at jockeyclub.com.

Kentucky traditionally leads North America in Thoroughbred breeding activity. During 2022, Kentucky’s 196 reported stallions covered 16,689 mares, or 61.4% of all of the mares reported bred in North America. The number of mares bred to Kentucky stallions decreased 0.2% compared with the 16,727 reported at this time last year.

Of the top 10 states and provinces by number of mares reported bred in 2022, stallions in New York and Indiana covered more mares in 2022 than in 2021, as reported at this time last year. The following table shows the top 10 states and provinces ranked by number of mares reported bred in 2022:
 
State/Province 2021 Stallions 2022 Stallions Pct. Change 2021 Mares Bred 2022 Mares Bred Pct. Change
Kentucky 200 196 -2.0% 16,727 16,689 -0.2%
California 104 99 -4.8% 1,843 1,781 -3.4%
Florida 62 59 -4.8% 1,562 1,495 -4.3%
New York 38 38 0.0% 948 973 2.6%
Louisiana 64 52 -18.8% 890 842 -5.4%
Maryland 25 26 4.0% 778 741 -4.8%
Ontario 27 25 -7.4% 591 530 -10.3%
Indiana 45 39 -13.3% 475 496 4.4%
Oklahoma 46 38 -17.4% 441 401 -9.1%
Pennsylvania 29 25 -13.8% 524 398 -24.0%
Note: Each incident in which a mare was bred to more than one stallion and appeared on multiple RMBs is counted separately. As such, mares bred totals listed in the table above may differ slightly from counts of distinct mares bred.

In addition, Report of Mares Bred information on stallions that bred mares in North America is available through report 36P or a subscription service at equineline.com/ReportOfMaresBred.

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, directly or through subsidiaries, 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. It founded America’s Best Racing (americasbestracing.net), the broad-based fan development initiative for Thoroughbred racing, and in partnership with the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, operates OwnerView (ownerview.com), the ownership resource. Additional information is available at jockeyclub.com.

 


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