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January 05, 2011
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THOROUGHBRED RACING ECONOMIC INDICATORS
For December 2010


December 2010 vs. December 2009
Indicator December 2010 December 2009 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $678,998,459 $748,685,618 -9.31%
U.S. Purses $56,543,832 $58,739,708 -3.74%
U.S. Race Days 314 332 -5.42


Annual 2010 vs. Annual 2009
Indicator Annual 2010 Annual 2009 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $11,416,570,932 $12,319,991,176 -7.33%
U.S. Purses $1,027,731,620 $1,094,098,603 -6.07%
U.S. Race Days 5,473 5,933 -7.75%


* Includes worldwide commingled wagering on U.S. races and separate pool wagering in Canada on U.S. races.

Contact: Rhonda Norby, Marketing and Communications Manager, (859) 224-2856; rnorby@equibase.com

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