The Jockey Club Releases 2021 Report Of Mares Bred Statistics

The Jockey Club today released Report of Mares Bred (RMB) statistics for the 2021 breeding season. Based on RMBs received through Oct. 18, 2021, The Jockey Club reports that 1,016 stallions covered 27,829 mares in North America during 2021.

The Jockey Club estimates an additional 2,500 to 3,500 mares will be reported as bred during the 2021 breeding season.

RMB statistics for all reported stallions in 2021 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 2021, Kentucky’s 200 reported stallions covered 16,727 mares, or 60.1 percent of all of the mares reported bred in North America. The number of mares bred to Kentucky stallions increased 2.0 percent compared with the 16,391 reported at this time last year.

Of the top 10 states and provinces by number of mares reported bred in 2021, stallions in Kentucky, California, Ontario, and Indiana covered more mares in 2021 than in 2020, 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 2021:

State/Province 2020 Stallions 2021 Stallions Pct. Change 2020 Mares Bred 2021 Mares Bred Pct. Change
Kentucky 200 200 0% 16,391 16,727 2.0%
California 103 104 1.0% 1,766 1,843 4.4%
Florida 73 62 -15.1% 1,721 1,562 -9.2%
New York 37 38 2.7% 1,002 948 -5.4%
Louisiana 74 64 -13.5% 1,017 890 -12.5%
Maryland 29 25 -13.8% 806 778 -3.5%
Ontario 24 27 12.5% 519 591 13.9%
Pennsylvania 37 29 -21.6% 734 524 -28.6%
Indiana 42 45 7.1% 427 475 11.2%
Oklahoma 40 46 15.0% 476 441 -7.4%

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.

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