Final Hollywood Park program coming together

The Sports NetworkDecember 12, 2013 

Inglewood, CA ( - The final racing program in the history of Hollywood Park will feature a stakes and two $50,000 starter allowance races. The historic track closes for good after its Sunday, Dec. 22 program.

Headlining the card will be the $200,000 King Glorious Stakes. The seven- furlong stakes is part of the Golden State Series and is restricted to 2-year- olds bred or sired in California.

The $50,000 starter allowance races will be conducted on the turf at one-mile. The Valley Lass is for fillies and mares and the Auld Lang Syne is for 3-year- olds & up.

Hollywood Park opened on June 10, 1938 and Valley Lass, under jockey Silvio Coucci, became the first horse to win a race at the track. The 2-year-old California bred filly paid $4.60 to win and completed five furlongs in 1:00 1/5.

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