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August 4, 2011
MEDIA ADVISORY

THOROUGHBRED RACING ECONOMIC INDICATORS
For July 2011

July 2011 vs. July 2010
Indicator June 2011 June 2010 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $999,242,281 $1,028,660,047 -2.86%
U.S. Purses $110,718,002 $109,498,653 +1.11%
U.S. Race Days 588 630 -6.67%

YTD 2011 vs. YTD 2010
Indicator YTD 2011 YTD 2010 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $6,525,291,089 $7,013,687,423 -6.96%
U.S. Purses $592,966,047 $586,252,891 +1.15%
U.S. Race Days 3,069 3,274 -6.26%

* Includes worldwide commingled wagering on U.S. races.

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

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