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  • Il Villano will break from the rail in the Red Legend.

    Well-Matched Sophs to Clash in Red Legend

    With Hansen expected to bow out of the $400,000 Red Legend Stakes June 30, the seven-furlong test of 3-year-olds at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races shapes up as an evenly-matched contest of nine.

  • Strub winner Ultimate Eagle is among those expected to run in the 2012 Charles Town Classic.

    Full Field Looms for $1M Charles Town Classic

    It appears the $1 million Charles Town Classic, which ended up being a key race in the older horse division last year, will attract a full field of 10 for its fourth running April 14 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.

  • Hangin' With Haskin: I lied

    Well, now that her farewell appearances at Hollywood and Keeneland have come and gone, I have discovered the Zenyatta reservoir is a lot deeper than I thought.

  • Well Monied wins the Honeymoon Handicap at Hollywood Park in her graded stakes debut..<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8175302%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Well Monied Serves Notice in Honeymoon Score

    Well Monied made it look easy in her graded stakes debut, taking over in upper stretch and sprinting home for a 1 1/4-length victory in the $150,000 Honeymoon Handicap (gr. IIT) May 31 on the Hollywood Park turf.

  • Zenyatta poster to be given away Sunday, Nov. 30 at Hollywood Park.

    Hollywood to Give Out Zenyatta Posters

    Patrons will receive a Zenyatta poster autographed by Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith when the unbeaten Horse of the Year candidate is honored at Hollywood Park Sunday, Nov. 30.

  • Birdstone

    Birdstone Gets First Winner

    Birdstone notched his first winner when his son S. S. Stone won at Hollywood Park on June 29 in his initial race.

  • 'Hollywood' Herb McCauley in Comeback Win

    Late last night, in a $14,000 claiming race at the Meadowlands, Red Oak Stable's Missed The Prom sailed to an eight length win under a jockey who had not won a race since 1998. As the Greg Sacco trainee was led into the winners' circle, his rider couldn't help breathing a sigh of relief. It had taken nine years to reach this place, and the sweetness of the moment was overwhelming. Herb McCauley's comeback was complete.

  • Johnston Named Winner of Pincay Award

    Ellwood W. "Bud" Johnston, owner of Old English Rancho near Sanger, Calif., has been named the fourth annual winner of the Laffit Pincay Jr. Award.

  • 2006 Del Mar Derby winner Get Funky heads field in Inglewood Handicap

    Get Funky Heads Inglewood Handicap Field

    Get Funky, winner last year of the Del Mar Derby (gr. IIT), heads a field of eight headed to the post Saturday in the Inglewood Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Hollywood Park.

  • Interruption of Hollywood Signal on TVG Averted

    A dispute between TVG and the Thoroughbred Owners of California was resolved Wednesday afternoon allowing transmission of Hollywood Park's signal on the racing network just minutes before the track's first race of the 2006 season.

  • Interruption of Hollywood Signal on TVG Averted

    A dispute between TVG and the Thoroughbred Owners of California was resolved Wednesday afternoon allowing transmission of Hollywood Park's signal on the racing network just minutes before the track's first race of the 2006 season.

  • Totals Down Slightly at Hollywood Park

    Hollywood Park closed its 65th spring/summer meet July 18 with total common pool wagering of $679,693,206, down 1.2% from last year's figure.

  • Gold Rush Day In California

    More than $1.3 million in purses are up for grabs Saturday and the best California-breds will duel it out over an entire day at Hollywood Park as part of the Citibank Gold Rush V program. A total of 100 horses were entered for the 10-race card, which is headlined by the $250,000 Citibank Snow Chief Stakes, a nine-furlong main track event for sophomores.

  • Report: Churchill Considering New Track in California

    Churchill Downs Inc., which owns Hollywood Park in Inglewood Calif., is considering building a new racetrack in the Golden State at an abandoned Marine Corps air base about 45 miles south of Hollywood in Irvine.

  • "Seabiscuit" Nominated for Hollywood Movie of the Year

    Laura Hillenbrand's best-selling book-turned movie "Seabiscuit: An American Legend" has been nominated for "Hollywood Movie of the Year" honors, according to the <i>Hollywood Reporter</i>. The movie of the year award winner will be announced during the two-day Hollywood Film Festival.

  • NTRA Sponsors Seabiscuit Sweepstakes

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association will send one winner and their guest to the July premiere of "Seabiscuit: An American Legend."

  • Citibank to Sponsor Cal Gold Rush Day

    Citibank, which absorbed Cal Fed Bank with its acquisition of Golden State Bancorp last year, will be the new sponsor as Hollywood Park stages Citibank California Gold Rush IV on April 26.

  • Astra Spots Weight in Beverly Hills

    In modern day racing, there isn't often a major swing in weights. But there is Saturday in the Beverly Hills Handicap (gr. I) at Hollywood Park. Astra carries 124 pounds in the Beverly Hills, spotting her eight rivals from eight to 12 pounds.

  • Palmeiro Wins; Pick Six Carryover at Hollywood Park

    A day after Texas Ranger Rafael Palmeiro homered for the second straight game, Palmeiro snapped a six-race losing streak Wednesday, winning the $55,000 feature race at Hollywood Park by two lengths over Mysterious Cat. Palmeiro's victory followed a series of longshot winners on Wednesday's Hollywood Park card, resulting in a pick six carryover of $102,812 heading into Thursday's program.

  • Momentum, defeating Euchre in the Native Diver.

    From the Print Edition: Gathering Momentum

    He didn't have enough of it in his first stateside start, and lost all of it at the beginning of the Native Diver Handicap (gr. III), but Momentum gathered his namesake over the Native Diver's nine furlongs and proved a convincing winner of the $100,000 race at Hollywood Park Dec. 9.

  • Fonz&#39;s defeats Popular in the Hollywood Prevue.

    From the Magazine: Fonz's Returns With Victory

    Sure, he looked strong, and there seemed to be some promise in his bloodlines. Then again, the chestnut colt had hind ankles questionable enough that most buyers simply turned their backs. For trainer David LaCroix, the $10,500 price tag represented a bargain, a gamble, a chance. There really was no further reason for him to think, or to dream, any bigger. That horse, Fonz's, returned from a nearly six-month layoff to win the $100,000 Hollywood Prevue Stakes (gr. III) Saturday at Hollywood Park.

  • Laffit Pincay Jr., won Hollywood Park riding title.

    Pincay Powers Hollywood Park Curtain-Closer

    After months of worry over the potential for power loss because of a statewide electricity crisis, Hollywood Park was energized by an exciting conclusion to its spring-summer meet Monday thanks to tight races for the jockey and trainer titles. Laffit Pincay Jr. edged Alex Solis in the race for leading jockey, while Jack Carava nipped Bob Baffert in the trainers' race.

  • Pincay Powers Hollywood Park Curtain-Closer

    After months of worry over the potential for power loss because of a statewide electricity crisis, Hollywood Park was energized by an exciting conclusion to its spring-summer meet Monday thanks to tight races for the jockey and trainer titles. Laffit Pincay Jr. edged Alex Solis in the race for leading jockey, while Jack Carava nipped Bob Baffert in the trainers' race.

  • Congaree romped to a four-length win in Sunday&#39;s Swaps Stakes.

    Congaree Romps in Paceless Swaps

    Stonerside Stable's 3-year-old homebred Congaree earned his first grade I stakes victory in his third attempt, winning Sunday's paceless renewal of the $500,000 Swaps Stakes by four lengths at Hollywood Park.

  • $180,091 Pick Six Carryover for Sunday's Swaps Card

    No perfect tickets for Saturday's pick six at Hollywood Park generated a carryover of $180,091 for Sunday's pick six at the Southern California track. A $170,673 carryover heading into the July 8 Hollywood Park card resulted in a $227,613.40 payout for each $2 bet on the winning combination from a pool of $916,646.

  • Hoovergetthekeys Added to Likely Swaps Field

    Carl J. Odegaard's Northern California-based 3-year-old Hoovergetthekeys, winless since taking the El Camino Real Derby (gr. III) in March, will ship to Hollywood Park to face Congaree in the $500,000 Swaps Stakes (gr. I) on July 15.

  • Another Pick Six Carryover at Hollywood Park

    A pick six carryover of $170,673 was generated at Hollywood Park Saturday, following a string of double-digit winners in the races that comprise the wager. A carryover of $691,095 heading into Wednesday's Hollywood Park card resulted in a total pool of $3,586,980.

  • Shine Again, Georgia's Storm Post Victories at Hollywood Park

    After winning a duel with Lesters Boy early on, Smile Again was headed in the stretch by 13-10 favorite Freedom Crest before fighting back to post a neck-length win in Saturday's $100,000 Bel Air Handicap (gr. II) at Hollywood Park. Earlier on the card, 2-year-old filly Georgia's Storm led from wire-to-wire in winning the $108,400 Landaluce Stakes (gr. III) under Chris McCarron.

  • 45-1 Longshot Ceeband Upsets Squirtle Squirt in Triple Bend

    Squirtle Squirt dueled with Explicit through blistering early fractions before being caught at the wire by 45-1 longshot Ceeband in Sunday's $296,000 Triple Bend Breeders' Cup Invitational Handicap (gr. II) at Hollywood Park. Bred in California by Cecelia Straub-Rubens, breeder of reigning Horse of the Year Tiznow, Ceeband returned $91.80, $25.40, and $13.80 and led a $1 exacta worth $167.90.

  • Innit Wins Honeymoon Invitational Handicap

    Jockey Chris McCarron earned a belated stakes win at Hollywood Park Sunday, winning aboard Innit in the $217,000 Honeymoon Breeders' Cup Invitational Handicap (gr. IIT) four races after his mount was disqualified from victory in the Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I).