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May 05, 2012
MEDIA ADVISORY

Thoroughbred Racing Economic Indicators
For April 2012


April 2012 vs. April 2011
Indicator April 2012 April 2011 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $862,023,916 $927,085,549 -7.02%
U.S. Purses $84,944,514 $84,929,439 +0.02%
U.S. Race Days 375 401 -6.48%

YTD 2012 vs. YTD 2011
Indicator YTD 2012 YTD 2011 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $3,549,232,977 $3,475,834,192 +2.11%
U.S. Purses $309,752,820 $289,599,551 +6.96%
U.S. Race Days 1,416 1,430 -0.98%


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


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