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Weatherbys Return Of Mares 2017

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The Weatherbys Return of Mares will be published on 2nd November and reports a small growth in foal numbers in both Great Britain and Ireland during the 2017 breeding year.

The number of foals registered in Great Britain has grown to 4,674, up 2% from the 2016 figure of 4,597, following increases of 5% and 3% over the previous two years.

After seeing growth of 10% and 7% in 2015 and 2016 respectively, the number of foals registered in Ireland has risen by 3% in 2017 to 9,044, from 8,792 at the same point in 2016.

Naturally, 2017 foals have continued to be registered since the 30th September and total year foal numbers will be available in the Weatherbys Return of Mares Supplement published in early February 2018.

 

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

GB

5713

5397 (-6%)

4552 (-16%)

4502 (-1%)

4227 (-6%)

4302 (+2%)

4255 (-1%)

4466 (+5%)

4597 (+3%)

4674 (+2%)

IRE

11814

9581 (-19%)

7128 (-26%)

6890 (-3%)

6884  (-)

7051 (+2%)

7440 (+6%)

8205 (+10%)

8792 (+7%)

9044 (+3%)

 
Copies of the Weatherbys Return of Mares can be purchased online: https://www.bettrendsshop.co.uk/ 

Alternatively please contact: Lauren Beetson (lbeetson@weatherbys.co.uk ) +44 (0)1933 440077 or Amy Burke (aburke@weatherbys.ie) +353 (0)45 879979.

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

The Book costs £64/€80 inc. p&p and includes the 2017 Return of Mares Supplement. The 2017 Stud Book Fact Book will be available free online from February 2018.