Associazione Nazionale Allevatori Cavalli purosangue (ANAC)
Italy


400

Breeders

1200

Broodmares

40

Stallions

620

Foals


Territories

Over 100,000 hectares of permanent grassland are affected to the Thoroughbred breeding industry in the regions of Bologna, Brescia, Latina, Parma, Perugia, Rieti, Roma, Sienna, Novara and Viterbo.

Employment

Around 500 people are directly employed by the breeding industry and around 300 jobs indirectly result from this business. In total, 50,000 jobs are generated by the Racing industry in Italy, including the betting industry.

Sales

Auction sales have been organised since 1963 in Italy, first managed by the ANAC, which was then relayed in 2002 by the SGA Società Gestione Aste. In 2014, 140 horses were registered in the catalogues, 114 passed through the ring and 87 were sold.

Racing

16 racecourses are spread in the whole country. Italy hosts 491 race days every year.

Betting

The total betting activity on racing worths about €500 million. 

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Associazione Nazionale Allevatori Cavalli purosangue (ANAC)

Chairman and Chief Executive: Isabella Bezzera

Viale Federico Caprilli 30
20151 Milano
+39 02 39 21 04 16
+39 348 38 84 420
i.bezzera@anacpurosangue.com