Bloodstock Publications

The beauty and the history, the facts and the figures. All in print

Bloodstock Publications

Publications that build knowledge and keep you up-to-date.

We produce a wide range of publications of interest to racehorse owners, breeders and enthusiasts.Together, they create an invaluable collection of reference material, statistics and information for anyone involved in the sport, whether professionally or just as an enthusiast.

Our publications help you:

  •  Research stallions to decide on matings for your mares anywhere in the world
  •  Analyse sales returns and compare stallions' sales and covering statistics
  •  Appraise stud records of stallions or mares for the current season

Stallion Book

The Premier Reference book of worldwide stallions standing in 16 different countries. The 2016 edition contains 377 stallions, comprising 325 Flat stallions and 52 National Hunt and dual purpose stallions. 

You can also view many of the Stallions from the book at no cost on the Stallion Book website, or by visiting the National Hunt stallions website.

Now available to download is the Stallion Book iPhone/iPad App. It contains all those stallions appearing on the website, and allows you to view the information wherever you are. Download at


Return of Mares

Contains full details by sire of the British and Irish foaling and covering season for thoroughbred and non-thoroughbred mares - Priced at £54 (includes postage and packing). 

Return of Mares Supplement

This supplement contains the foalings registered since the cut-off date of September 30th for the main publication. Everyone who receives the main title also receives a copy of this supplement free of charge, together with the Weatherbys General Stud Book Fact Book (available from the Bettrends shop).


Bloodstock Sales Review

Bloodstock Sales Review (Part 1)

Contains the sales results from the current year’s yearling sales - Priced at £14  (includes postage and packing).

Bloodstock Sales Review (Part 2)

Contains the sales results for every animal sold at public auction in Great Britain, Ireland, France, Germany and Italy, together with European sired yearlings and foals sold at the major auctions in North America and Japan – Priced at £41 (including p&p)

Annual Sales Index

An annual alphabetical list of the first three dams of any horse catalogued in Europe or the major North American sales, allowing easy cross-referencing of pedigrees – 2014 edition available now, priced at £210 (PDF only).

You can purchase any of these publications by visiting the Bettrends online shop - click here. Alternatively, please call Michelle Drage or Lauren Beetson on +44 (0)1933 440077.

Corporate Gifts

Does your company or organization need a corporate gift for 2016? Why not commission a specially branded diary? (minimum order 100 diaries). For further details, or a quotation, please email Michelle Drage or call 01933 440077.


Advertising in our publications

Bookmarks can be carried in any of the titles. Prices will depend on several factors; size, whether attached or loose and if they are supplied ready for insertion rather than being printed by Weatherbys.


  •  Pre-Printed leaflets can be inserted with any of the above titles. Rates will depend upon the weight of material to be inserted.
  •  Generous discounts can be negotiated for a series of advertisements, if booked in advance.

To discuss your advertising requirements in any of our publications, please email Karen Osborne or call her on +44 (0)1933 440077.

Weatherbys Stallion Book

Available from the Bettrends Shop now. £55

Bloodstock Sales Review - Part 2

Available from the Bettrends Shop now. £42.00

The Weatherbys Annual Sales Index

Available from the Bettrends Shop now. £210