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March 04, 2013
MEDIA ADVISORY

Thoroughbred Racing Economic Indicators
For February 2013


February 2013 vs. February 2012
Indicator
February 2013
February 2012
% Change
Wagering on U.S. Races*
$826,309,986
$884,305,144
-6.56%
U.S. Purses
$66,230,756
$70,974,215
-6.68%
U.S. Race Days
296
332
-10.84%

YTD 2013 vs. YTD 2012
Indicator
YTD 2013
YTD 2012
% Change
Wagering on U.S. Races*
$1,628,947,204
$1,703,381,572
-4.37%
U.S. Purses
$132,339,562
$136,803,180
-3.26%
U.S. Race Days
588
647
-9.12%


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


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