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June 5, 2009
MEDIA ADVISORY


Thoroughbred Racing Economic Indicators
For June 2009


June 2009 vs. June 2008

Indicator June 2009 June 2008 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $993,578,873 $1,195,562,620 -16.89%
U.S. Purses $101,126,923 $112,735,233 -10.30%
U.S. Race Days 620 657 -5.63%


YTD 2009 vs. YTD 2008

Indicator YTD 2009 YTD 2008 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $6,503,994,769 $7,265,400,239 -10.48%
U.S. Purses $507,165,548 $539,745,595 -6.04%
U.S. Race Days 2,814 2,873 -2.05%


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

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