+ there are 69 thoroughbred racing club operating in Victoria (VIC), 3 of which are in metropolitan areas and 66 in regional areas.
+ the thoroughbred racing industry in VIC is responsible for generating more than $3,187.1 million in value added contribution to gross state product. This equates to 34.8% of the total impact generated by
thoroughbred racing in Australia.
+ the economic impact generated by the thoroughbred racing industry in VIC is responsible for sustaining a total of 25,157 full time equivalent (FTE) jobs in the region.
+ the thoroughbred racing industry in VIC generates more than $1,734.0 million in household incomes for those employed in full-time, part-time and casual work.
+ nearly 46,200 individuals are involved in the thoroughbred racing industry as a participant, employee or volunteer.