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July 05, 2012
MEDIA ADVISORY

Thoroughbred Racing Economic Indicators
For June 2012


June 2012 vs. June 2011
Indicator June 2012 June 2011 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $948,859,061 $886,892,710 +6.99%
U.S. Purses $109,507,231 $96,823,566 +13.10%
U.S. Race Days 595 542 +9.78%

YTD 2012 vs. YTD 2011
Indicator YTD 2012 YTD 2011 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $5,657,286,019 $5,526,027,065 +2.38%
U.S. Purses $522,557,128 $482,475,243 +8.31%
U.S. Race Days 2,528 2,481 +1.89%


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


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