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April 05, 2010
MEDIA ADVISORY


THOROUGHBRED RACING ECONOMIC INDICATORS
For March 2010


February 2010 vs. February 2009

YTD 2010 vs. YTD 2009

Indicator March 2010 March 2009 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $998,775,323 $1,064,949,906 -6.21%
U.S. Purses $73,765,513 $79,491,200 -7.20%
U.S. Race Days 404 419 -3.58%
Indicator YTD 2010 YTD 2009 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $2,785,666,783 $3,107,287,267 -10.35%
U.S. Purses $194,300,126 $215,954,543 -10.03%
U.S. Race Days 1,048 1,154 -9.19%


* 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