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October 04, 2011
MEDIA ADVISORY

THOROUGHBRED RACING ECONOMIC INDICATORS
For September 2011


September 2011 vs. September 2010
Indicator September 2011 September 2010 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $774,455,017 $826,554,417 -6.30%
U.S. Purses $94,537,675 $88,504,666 +6.82%
U.S. Race Days 493 477 +3.35%

YTD 2011 vs. YTD 2010
Indicator YTD 2011 YTD 2010 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $8,281,890,973 $8,960,132,892 -7.57%
U.S. Purses $783,970,183 $779,316,518 +0.60%
U.S. Race Days 4,089 4,315 -5.24%

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

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