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April 04, 2011
MEDIA ADVISORY

THOROUGHBRED RACING ECONOMIC INDICATORS
For March 2011

March 2011 vs. March 2010
Indicator March 2011 March 2010 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $899,304,167 $998,748,721 -9.96%
U.S. Purses $78,289,681 $73,793,627 +6.09%
U.S. Race Days 387 404 -4.21%

YTD 2011 vs. YTD 2010
Indicator YTD 2011 YTD 2010 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $2,549,005,489 $2,785,352,815 -8.49%
U.S. Purses $204,670,032 $194,331,256 +5.32%
U.S. Race Days 1,029 1,048 -1.81%

* 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