INGLEWOOD, Calif. (June 2, 2009) — First post time at Hollywood Park will be moved ahead one hour to 12 noon on Saturday as the Belmont Stakes and the entire card from Belmont Park will be imported.
Track gates will open at 8 a.m. with the first import from Belmont Park scheduled for 8:35 a.m. The 141st running of the Belmont Stakes is scheduled for 3:27 p.m. (PDT).
The 13-race program at Belmont Park will feature a guarantee of $1 million on the Pick Six and a guarantee of $1 million on the Pick Four.
The Pick Six will conclude with the Belmont Stakes and will also include the $250,000 True North Handicap, the $400,000 Just A Game, the $300,000 Acorn, the $250,000 Woody Stephens and the $400,000 Woodford Reserve Manhattan.
Saturday’s program at Hollywood Park will include the $300,000 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap, the $100,000 Ack Ack Handicap and the $70,000-added Redondo Beach Stakes.
Because of the early opening, there will be no free Early Bird wagering Saturday at Hollywood Park.
The racing week begins Thursday and concludes Sunday. Post times follow:
Thursday – 1 p.m.
Friday – 7:05 p.m.
Saturday – 12 p.m.
Sunday – 1 p.m.
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