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June 04, 2013
MEDIA ADVISORY

Thoroughbred Racing Economic Indicators
For May 2013


May 2013 vs. May 2012
Indicator
May 2013
May 2012
% Change
Wagering on U.S. Races*
$1,200,810,201
$1,159,450,650
3.57%
U.S. Purses
$104,009,358
$103,301,485
0.69%
U.S. Race Days
511
521
-1.92%

YTD 2013 vs. YTD 2012
Indicator
YTD 2013
YTD 2012
% Change
Wagering on U.S. Races*
$4,678,350,369
$4,709,230,004
-0.66%
U.S. Purses
$404,258,317
$413,030,247
-2.12%
U.S. Race Days
1,866
1,933
-3.47%


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


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