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December 3, 2008
NEWS RELEASE


Thoroughbred Racing Economic Indicators
For November 2008


November 2008 vs. November 2007
Indicator November 2008 November 2007 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $968,996,146 $1,073,123,772 -9.70%
U.S. Purses $83,491,704 $85,500,574 -2.35%
U.S. Race Days 465 440 5.68%


Year-To-Date November 2008 vs. November 2007
Indicator YTD November 2008 YTD November 2007 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $12,849,838,581 $13,694,634,151 -6.17%
U.S. Purses $1,016,530,042 $1,021,157,160 -0.60%
U.S. Race Days 5,764 5,803 -0.67%


* Includes worldwide commingled wagering on U.S. races and separate pool wagering in Canada on U.S. races.

This monthly report will be distributed by Equibase except in months when a quarterly Economic Indicator report is issued jointly by Equibase and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association.

Contact: Rhonda Norby, Marketing and Communications Manager, (859) 224-2856