Hollywood Park Location and Contact Information
Hollywood Park Information
Hollywood Park, later sold and referred to as Betfair Hollywood Park, was a thoroughbred race course located in Inglewood, California, about 3 miles (5 km) from Los Angeles International Airport and adjacent to the Forum indoor arena. In 1994 Hollywood Park Casino, with a poker card room, was added to the racetrack complex. Horse racing and training were shut down in December 2013 though the casino operations continued while a new state of the art casino building opened in October 2016.
Excerpt from WikiPedia.org
Hollywood Park's California racetrack WAS a major travel destination boasting two racing seasons annually. The historic racetrack was first founded in 1938 by Hollywood Film maker, Jack Warner of Warner Brothers. Hollywood features a one and one eighth miles with 7 1/2 furlongs chute track with 92 feet width of stretch. From the last turn, the length of stretch is 991 feet. The tracks length of stretch from last turn is 991 feet. The track also offers a 1 mile and 165ft oval track with a diagonal 1 and a quarter mile chute. This track features 6% banking on turns. The six Furlong chute was added during the fall season, 2007.
The track waws permanently closed in Dec 2013.
Last race ever held at Hollywood Park - Emotional goodbye!
1050 S. Prairie Avenue
Inglewood, CA - 90301
Racing Dates: January - June
Max Per Race Payout: US$ 15,000
Main track (tapeta): 1 1/8 mile, oval
Width of stretch: 78 ft
Width of backstretch: 75 ft
Turf: 7 1/2 furlongs with a 6 furlong chute
Width of stretch: 92 feet