As a service to the industry and in consideration of the economic changes due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Equibase is currently providing monthly reporting of its Economic Indicators Advisories. The Advisory is typically disseminated on a quarterly basis to provide key metrics used to measure racing's performance throughout the year.
|October 2020 vs. October 2019|
|Indicator||October 2020||October 2019||% Change|
|Wagering on U.S. Races*||$929,063,211||$776,071,164||+19.71%|
|U.S. Race Days||340||334||+1.80%|
|Average Field Size||7.86||8.05||-2.42%|
|Average Wagering Per Race Day||$2,732,539||$2,323,566||+17.60%|
|Average Purses Per Race Day||$267,192||$275,394||-2.98%|
|YTD 2020 vs. YTD 2019|
|Indicator||YTD 2020||YTD 2019||% Change|
|Wagering on U.S. Races*||$9,277,878,319||$9,370,253,183||-0.99%|
|U.S. Race Days||2,849||3,849||-25.98%|
|Average Field Size||7.87||7.45||+5.68%|
|Average Wagering Per Race Day||$3,256,539||$2,434,464||+33.77%|
|Average Purses Per Race Day||$252,746||$256,131||-1.32%|
* Includes worldwide commingled wagering on U.S. races.