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June 04, 2011
MEDIA ADVISORY

THOROUGHBRED RACING ECONOMIC INDICATORS
For May 2011

May 2011 vs. May 2010
Indicator May 2011 May 2010 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $1,163,454,383 $1,261,814,872 -7.80%
U.S. Purses $95,983,896 $100,348,921 -4.35%
U.S. Race Days 509 563 -9.59%

YTD 2011 vs. YTD 2010
Indicator YTD 2011 YTD 2010 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $4,639,320,277 $5,049,378,245 -8.12%
U.S. Purses $385,543,651 $376,779,303 +2.33%
U.S. Race Days 1,938 2,044 -5.19%

* 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