+ there are 115 thoroughbred racing clubs operating in New South Wales (NSW), 3 of which are in metropolitan areas, and 112 in regional areas.
+ the thoroughbred racing industry in NSW is responsible for generating more than $3,581 million in value added contribution to gross state product. This equates to 39.1% of the total impact generated by thoroughbred racing in Australia.
+ the economic impact generated by the thoroughbred racing industry in NSW is responsible for sustaining a total of 27,601 full time equivalent (FTE) jobs in the region.
+ the thoroughbred racing industry in NSW generates more than $1,971.1 million in household incomes for those employed in full-time, part-time and casual work.
more than 49,000 individuals are involved in the thoroughbred racing industry as a participant, employee or volunteer.