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November 05, 2012
MEDIA ADVISORY

Thoroughbred Racing Economic Indicators
For October 2012


October 2012 vs. October 2011
Indicator October 2012 October 2011 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $742,671,714 $814,256,850 -8.79%
U.S. Purses $92,998,688 $101,499,408 -8.38%
U.S. Race Days 434 471 -7.86%

YTD 2012 vs. YTD 2011
Indicator YTD 2012 YTD 2011 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $9,216,002,318 $9,095,511,332 +1.32%
U.S. Purses $948,321,750 $885,634,564 +7.08%
U.S. Race Days 4,596 4,560 +0.79%


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


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