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August 05, 2012
MEDIA ADVISORY

Thoroughbred Racing Economic Indicators
For July 2012


July 2012 vs. July 2011
Indicator July 2012 July 2011 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $925,447,361 $999,046,849 -7.37%
U.S. Purses $107,793,727 $110,707,102 -2.63%
U.S. Race Days 557 589 -5.43%

YTD 2012 vs. YTD 2011
Indicator YTD 2012 YTD 2011 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $6,582,833,844 $6,525,073,914 +0.89%
U.S. Purses $630,361,877 $593,182,345 +6.27%
U.S. Race Days 3,085 3,070 +0.49%


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


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