Guess Where the New L.A. Rams Stadium will be?

NFL football HOUSTON—A 21-year odyssey came to an end Tuesday when National Football League owners voted to allow the St. Louis Rams to move to Los Angeles for the 2016 season and gave the San Diego Chargers an option to join the Rams in Inglewood. Their home will ultimately be on site of the old … [Read more…]

Great Horse Racing Videos – The Earthquake Race

The infamous “earthquake” race at Hollywood Park.  An amazing call!

The Great Horse Racing Video Series – the final stakes race at Hollywood Park

Grade 1 winner Marketing Mix, one of the top turf distaffers (filly and mares) in the country, won the final stakes race at Betfair Hollywood Park on Sunday, July 14, 2013.  With legendary jockey Gary Stevens aboard, Marketing Mix got the win for trainer Tom Proctor and owner Glen Hills Farm.

 

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Sacred Grounds where Champions Raced

Formerly Bay Meadows

…the crowd cheered in unison for one single mare from start to finish as if she were racing alone.  And, when she claimed her seventeenth consecutive victory, Zenyatta stood on that site, a perfect Thoroughbred, and took in an ovation from a crowd that was absolutely in awe of her presence.  It was not simply a horse race.  It was a historical moment.  And, the site of that historical event is the same site, which, if developers get their way, will be demolished [Hollywood Park] and turned into a retail and residential area.

I fail to see a need for another commercial or residential development on grounds where our champions tested their limits and showed us what we had deemed impossible.  Rather, there is a need to… READ MORE from The Saturday Post