British racing fact sheet
British horseracing is more than just a sport. It is a major industry with an annual expenditure of £3.5bn.
It has world leading equine welfare standards and has invested £35m into veterinary research funding since the year 2000. It provides employment to over 17,000 full-time-equivalents and exists at the heartbeat of communities and society nationwide.
This factsheet provides a summary of the sport’s key facts and figures and explains how British racing raises the standards on equine welfare.
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