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October 06, 2010
MEDIA ADVISORY


THOROUGHBRED RACING ECONOMIC INDICATORS
For September 2010


September 2010 vs. September 2009

YTD 2010 vs. YTD 2009

Indicator September 2010  September 2009  % Change 
Wagering on U.S. Races* $826,682,015 $883,485,100 -6.43%
U.S. Purses $88,498,470 $97,529,900 -9.26%
U.S. Race Days 477 545 -12.48%
Indicator YTD 2010  YTD 2009  % Change 
Wagering on U.S. Races* $8,959,857,594 $9,655,429,161 -7.20%
U.S. Purses $779,128,677 $825,813,582 -5.65%
U.S. Race Days 4,315 4,660 -7.40%


* 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