U.S. purses rise, but wagering declines in November

by | 12.04.2011 | 12:09pm

(The following information was provided by Equibase)

THOROUGHBRED RACING ECONOMIC INDICATORS
FOR NOVEMBER 2011

November 2011 vs. November 2010

Indicator Nov-11 Nov-10 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $874,386,107 $905,848,904 -3.47%
U.S. Purses $101,876,670 $95,522,074 6.65%
U.S. Race Days 392 375 4.53%

YTD 2011 vs. YTD 2010

Indicator YTD 2011 YTD 2010 % Change
Wagering on U.S. Races* $9,970,704,337 $10,736,200,808 -7.13%
U.S. Purses $987,513,084 $971,187,788 1.68%
U.S. Race Days 4,953 5,159 -3.99%

*Includes worldwide commingled wagering on U.S. races

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