The last days of the racetrack in Los Angeles
• The last days of the racetrack in Los Angeles
After 75 years of racing thoroughbred horses on Sunday Betfer Hollywood Park was closed forever.
Racecourse near Los Angeles was once a platform the industry elite, there were such stars as favorite thoroughbred and Triple Crown winners Quote, Seattle Slu and confirmed. Track area of 105 hectares, which hosted the first Cup Breeders' Cup (the biggest horse race in the United States) in 1984, will be launched for the construction and development of the retail network, starting next year.
Work looks at the racecourse horse running through during morning workouts Betfer Hollywood Park.
11-year-old Ryan Glatt, communicates with the horse in the stable.
The groom prepares the horse for the race.
Trumpeter Jay Cohen of Betfer Hollywood Park goes to his locker room.
Fans watch as harness horses in the corral.
Emotions overwhelmed during races.
Crossing the finish line.
Jockey Robbie Albaradei leaves the track after the race.
Albert razo, Rafael and Juan Renteria Chaydez ram the hole left by the horses after the race.
Gary and his wife, Carmen, Tripp, the first track visitors to see it up close. They hug during the race.
Workers wash the horse in the stable.
Trumpeter Jay Cohen, who is working on a track with 1988, in his office in the park Betfer Hollywood counts the days until 22 December - the day of closing.
Volumes of books from newspaper clippings rest on the shelves.
A break during the morning practice.
Michael Hearn, 36, reads the profile horses until his 5-year-old son Jeremy watches the video.
Jockey signs autographs at the close of the tracks.
Lawrence Abbott was hired in 1980 to oversee the Turf Club at the racetrack.
Before the first race on the last day of racing.
Trumpeter Jay Cohen raises horses on the track.
Diana Carreon and Lizzie Rukh cry while watching the final day of racing video presentation about the history of Hollywood Park.
The final race. The last day of racing Betfer Hollywood Park.
The jockey Corey Nakatani celebrating a victory in the final jump.
One of the last stragglers fans stop to photograph the racetrack after the final race Betfer Hollywood Park.