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November 05, 2011
MEDIA ADVISORY

THOROUGHBRED RACING ECONOMIC INDICATORS
For October 2011

October 2011 vs. October 2010
Indicator October 2011 October 2010 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $813,764,864 $870,219,013 -6.49%
U.S. Purses $101,425,856 $96,349,196 +5.27%
U.S. Race Days 471 469 +0.43%

YTD 2011 vs. YTD 2010
Indicator YTD 2011 YTD 2010 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $9,095,655,837 $9,830,351,905 -7.47%
U.S. Purses $885,396,039 $875,665,714 +1.11%
U.S. Race Days 4,560 4,784 -4.68%

* 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