Hollywood Park Closes For Good

December 25, 2013

The track's future had been in question since Churchill Downs sold it to Hollywood Park Land Co. in .. [read more] 2005. At the time, the new owner said racing would continue for a minimum of three years while an effort was made to revitalize the sport's business model. But the track had little Mtv Names Miley Cyrus Best Artist Of 2013, Spurs Debate Among Fans luck in stemming declines in wagering and attendance, problems that plague the racing industry nationwide. Statewide initiatives to install slot machines at the track also celebrity new failed. The track's 260-acre footprint will be turned into 3,000 housing units, including single-family townhomes and condos; 25 acres of parkland, including a 10-acre central park; and a retail and entertainment district, anchored by a movie theatre, office space and a 300-room hotel. Hollywood Park opened in 1938 under the direction of movie moguls Jack and Harry Warner. Among the celebrity regulars years ago were Elizabeth Taylor, Jimmy Stewart and Bing Crosby.
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