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February 04, 2009
MEDIA ADVISORY


THOROUGHBRED RACING ECONOMIC INDICATORS
For January 2009


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

January 2009 vs. January 2008
Indicator January 2009 January 2008 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $1,042,526,296 $1,059,007,418 -1.56%
U.S. Purses $70,653,646 $68,291,153 3.46%
U.S. Race Days 376 348 8.05%


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