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May 4, 2008
NEWS RELEASE


equibase.com Hosts Record Traffic On Oaks/Derby Days


Contact: John Cooney (859) 224-2714

Equibase Company LLC, the Thoroughbred industry’s official database for racing information, hosted a record 634,352 visitors on equibase.com on the days of the Kentucky Oaks and the Kentucky Derby. The total is 19.3 percent above the 531,816 visitors during the comparable two-day period in 2007.

equibase.com continues to serve an increasing audience of racing fans each year not only with pre- and post-race information but with a variety of other products that help them enjoy our sport during the Triple Crown and throughout the year,” said Hank Zeitlin, president and COO of Equibase.

equibase.com provides a comprehensive array of racing information, including programs, entries, result charts and a full line of past performance products for handicappers of every skill level. The site is also home to Virtual Stable®, which provides e-mail notification of entry, result and workout information for horses that fans want to follow. Virtual Stable also offers seasonal “race series” notifications, a once-daily report of activity for contenders for the Triple Crown races and the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.

Equibase Company is a partnership between The Jockey Club and the Thoroughbred Racing Associations of North America.

Equibase Company is the Official Supplier of Racing Information and Statistics to America's Best Racing, Breeders' Cup, Daily Racing Form, ESPN, MSNBC, NTRA, The Jockey Club, TRA, TVG and XpressBet.

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