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Weatherbys Return of Mares 2015

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There has been a notable growth in foal numbers in both Britain and Ireland during the 2015 breeding year as reported in the recently published Weatherbys Return of Mares 2015.

There has been a notable growth in foal numbers in both Britain and Ireland during the 2015 breeding year as reported in the recently published Weatherbys Return of Mares 2015.

The most significant growth has been in the number of foals registered in Ireland which by the end of September this year stood at 8,205 - up by 765 (10%) on 7,440 at the same time last year. The number of foals registered in Great Britain by 30th September totaled 4,466 which is an increase of 211(5%) at the same point in time in 2014.

Obviously 2015 foals have continued to be registered since the 30th September and complete total year foal numbers will be available in the Weatherbys Return of Mares Supplement published in early February 2016.

 
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
GB 5713 5397 (-6%) 4552 (-16%) 4502 (-1%) 4227 (-6%) 4302 (+2%) 4255 (-1%) 4466 (+5%)
IRE 11814 9581 (-19%) 7128 (-26%) 6890 (-3%) 6884 (-) 7051 (+2%) 7440 (+6%) 8205 (+10%)
 

For more information please contact - Nick Craven, Communications Director.
Email ncraven@weatherbys.co.uk
Telephone - +44 (0)1933 440077

Copies of the Weatherbys Return of Mares can be purchased through the Bettrends online shop

Alternatively please contact:-
Lauren Beetson (lbeetson@weatherbys.co.uk) - +44 (0)1933 440077 or
Georgina Doherty (gdoherty@weatherbys.ie) +353 (0)45 879979.

Copies will also be available from our Weatherbys offices at Tattersalls and Goffs during the upcoming sales.

The Book costs £54 incl. p&p and includes the 2015 Return of Mares Supplement and the 2015 Stud Book Fact Book.