INGLEWOOD, Calif. (April 6, 2010) — Hollywood Park, which generally conducts live racing five days a week, has scheduled six four-day weeks during the 2010 Spring/Summer Meet, which begins Wednesday, April 21.
The majority of weeks at the 60-day meeting will run under the traditional Wednesday-through-Sunday format. On six Thursdays, however, there will be simulcast wagering only with no live racing on April 22, April 29, June 3, July 1, July 8 and July 15.
There will be special holiday programs on Monday, May 31 – Memorial Day – and on Monday, July 5 in honor of The Fourth of July.
Regular post time will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays with the traditional 7:05 p.m. start on Friday nights. The lone exception in the Friday night schedule will be a 1 p.m. post time on April 30 — Kentucky Oaks Day and eve of the Kentucky Derby.
Post time will be at 11 a.m. on the three Triple Crown Days — Kentucky Derby Day (May 1), Preakness Day (May 15) and Belmont Day (June 5).
Pocket calendars illustrating the 2010 schedule can be picked up at track information windows or by writing the Hollywood Park publicity office, P.O. Box 369, Inglewood, CA 90306.
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