|Thursday, March 13, 2014||Contact: Shannon Luce (859) 224-2716|
|2014 Fact Book, State Fact Books Available on The Jockey Club Website|
The Jockey Club announced today that the 2014 edition of the Fact Book is available in the Resources section of its website at jockeyclub.com.
The online Fact Book is a statistical and informational guide to Thoroughbred breeding, racing and auction sales in North America. It also features a directory of state, national and international organizations.
Links to the Breeding Statistics report that is released by The Jockey Club each September and the Report of Mares Bred information that is published by The Jockey Club each October can now be found in the Breeding section of the Fact Book.
The 2014 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 information available in both the online Fact Book and the State Fact books provide not only a statistical history of the sport but also objective insights for anyone interested in the Thoroughbred breeding and racing industry,” said James L. Gagliano, president and chief operating officer of The Jockey Club. “The Jockey Club and its affiliated companies collect a great deal of data and want those inside and outside our industry to have the most accurate and timely information at their disposal at all times.”
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 is the sole funding source for America’s Best Racing, the broad-based fan development initiative for Thoroughbred racing. You can follow America’s Best Racing at americasbestracing.net. Additional information is available at jockeyclub.com.