Equibase Releases Q1 Economic Indicators

Thoroughbred Racing Economic Indicators

For March and 1st Quarter 2014

Photo courtesy: http://www.keithprowse.co.uk/racing_chepstow-racecourse.aspx

Photo courtesy Chepstow Racecourse.

March 2014 vs. March 2013

Indicator

March 2014

March 2013

% Change

Wagering on U.S. Races*

$964,458,778

$983,348,093

-1.92%

U.S. Purses

$85,462,041

$85,867,152

-0.47%

U.S. Race Days

                          388

387

0.26%

 

1st Qtr. 2014 vs. 1st Qtr. 2013

Indicator

1st Qtr. 2014

1st Qtr. 2013

% Change

Wagering on U.S. Races*

$2,557,489,644

$2,611,945,096

-2.08%

U.S. Purses

$214,928,599

$218,204,984

-1.50%

U.S. Race Days

974

975

-0.10%

 

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

Data release by Equibase Company.