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Wagering and Purses Flat in 2013, Race Days Decline Three Percent

Equibase, LLC released its year-end report on economic indicators in Thoroughbred racing. From 2012 to 2013, wagering on U.S. races relatively unchanged, up by 0.06%, while purses declined slightly by 0.04%. The number of race days in the U.S. fell to 5,143 ┬áin 2013, 167 less than in the previous year, a drop of 3.15%. […]

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Pletcher, Castellano, Ramseys Top Racing Earners in 2013

Todd Pletcher, Javier Castellano and Ken and Sarah Ramsey finished 2013 as the leading trainer, jockey and owners, respectively, by North American earnings, according to final statistics released today by Equibase Company LLC, the Thoroughbred industry’s official database for racing information. Breeders’ Cup Classic (Gr. 1) winner Mucho Macho Man led all Thoroughbreds in 2013 […]

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By Ray Paulick It’s not that much of a stretch to say that Equibase is one of the Thoroughbred industry’s biggest success stories of the last 20 years. It can also be said that it’s one of the industry’s biggest disappointments. Created in 1990 to end the century-old monopoly Daily Racing Form held on the […]

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By Ray Paulick Equibase has been a financial success in the 19 years since it was created by the Jockey Club and member tracks of the Thoroughbred Racing Associations of North America. As a reader pointed out in a comment to yesterday’s Paulick Report article on Thoroughbred racing’s official database, Equibase paid out $3.6 million […]

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