Racing Australia Fact Book 2017/18

RACING AUSTRALIA FACT BOOK 2017/2018 Cover photo: Winx Courtesy of Racing Photos. Above: Courtesy of Inglis. RACING AUSTRALIA Australian Thoroughbred Racing Structure 1 Key Statistics 6 RACING Australian Stakes Races 10 Group and Listed Races 12 Group One Winners 14 Prizemoney Earners 16 Racehorse of the Year 18 Melbourne Cup 20 Golden Slipper 22 Leading Trainers and Jockeys in Australia 24 Course Records around Australian States 28 BREEDING Breeding Statistics 40 Breeding Distribution in Australia 41 Foal Ownership Declaration 44 Australia’s Leading Sires 46 Australian Imports and Exports 53 REGISTRATIONS Protected Thoroughbred Horse Names 58 Australian Registrations 60 Australian Ownership and Syndication 63 SALES Australian Sales Results 68 INDUSTRY TRENDS Industry Trends 76 Prizemoney Trends 78 Australian Racing Trends 80 Starting Trends 83 CLASSIFICATIONS Australian Classifications 90 WAGERING Australian Thoroughbred Wagering Turnover 104 Other Forms of Gambling 111 Gambling Turnover 112 TABLE OF CONTENTS