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Hollywood Park, one of state’s oldest racetracks, to close after 75 years

Thursday, May 9, 2013

One of California’s oldest and most famous racetracks will shut down by year’s end and the property in Inglewood will be developed by its owners. Opened in 1938 by movie moguls Jack and Harry Warner, Hollywood Park was a hangout for generations of early movie stars, a venue where Seabisquit and other famous horses ran, and home to the first Breeders’ Cup in 1984. Now, the bulldozer. AP


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