Some memorable Hollywood Park moments, requested by anon.
1. Cigar becoming the first racehorse to surpass one million in earnings after coming first in his final start, the Hollywood Gold Cup.
2. The inaugural Breeder’s Cup was held at the track in 1984.
3. Cesario became the first Japanese racehorse in nearly 50 years to win an American stakes race, winning the 2005 American Oaks.
4. Native Diver was the first horse to win consecutive Gold Cups, and eventually won the race again, becoming the horse with the most wins and the oldest winner. Lava Man would tie his wins in 2007.