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Hollywood cuts stakes purses

Updated: March 9, 2010, 5:19 PM ET
By Steve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Hollywood Park has made severe cuts to its stakes schedule for the upcoming spring-summer meeting from April 21 to July 18, including reducing the purses of five Grade 1 races.

The richest race of the meeting will be the Grade 1, $500,000 Hollywood Gold Cup on July 10, a race worth $750,000 last year. The other six Grade 1 races will be worth $250,000. The Gamely Stakes on May 29 and Shoemaker Mile on May 31 are unchanged in value. The American Oaks was cut from $700,000, while the Charles ...

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