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Monday, March 25, 2024Contact: Shannon Luce (859) 224-2716
2024 Fact Book Available on The Jockey Club’s Website

The Jockey Club announced today that the 2024 edition of the Fact Book is available in the Resources section of

The online Fact Book is a statistical and informational guide to Thoroughbred breeding, racing, and auction sales in North America and is updated quarterly.

This edition of the Fact Book includes a new page with an estimate of the total number of registered Thoroughbreds in North America based on 25-year periods. Other updates to the fact book will be published throughout the year, including exports by age and average earnings per starter by various sire metrics.

The Jockey Club is continually seeking ways to provide information in novel formats concerning the Thoroughbred industry to the public. Please email Shannon Luce, vice president, Communications, with your ideas:

The 2024 State Fact Books, which feature detailed breeding, racing, and auction sales information specific to numerous states, Canadian provinces, and Puerto Rico, are also available on The Jockey Club website. The State Fact Books are updated monthly.

The 2024 edition of The American Racing Manual will be available as part of the Fact Book in the coming weeks.

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 Additional information is available at