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May 04, 2011
MEDIA ADVISORY

THOROUGHBRED RACING ECONOMIC INDICATORS
For April 2011

April 2011 vs. April 2010
Indicator April 2011 April 2010 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $927,312,062 $1,002,210,557 -7.47%
U.S. Purses $84,889,723 $82,099,126 +3.40%
U.S. Race Days 400 433 -7.62%

YTD 2011 vs. YTD 2010
Indicator YTD 2011 YTD 2010 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $3,476,317,551 $3,787,563,372 -8.22%
U.S. Purses $289,559,755 $276,430,382 +4.75%
U.S. Race Days 1,429 1,481 -3.51%

* 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