Hollywood Park Race Track
Hollywood Park Race Track was opened on June 10, 1938. The Hollywood Turf Club was formed under the chairmanship of Mr. Jack Warner, co-founder of the Warner Brothers Film Corporation. After 75 years of racing, Hollywood Park closed at the end of the 2013 racing season and was torn down.
Track History & Quick Facts
As was the case with most horse racing venues, Hollywood Park Race Track closed during World War II. It was dark for a couple of years. With the end of the war, came renewed horse racing action. During the dark period, Hollywood Park Race Track helped the war effort by serving as a storage area. In 1949, tragedy stuck as a fire ripped through Hollywood Park. It was closed down until 1950.
Have you ever placed an Exacta wager? If so, you can thank Hollywood Park Race Track for that. The Exacta wager was pioneered at Hollywood Park in 1971. Hollywood Park has been the home of many significant historical events in the world of horse racing.
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