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November 19, 1993 | THOMAS S. MULLIGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hollywood Park announced that its directors have approved in principle the acquisition of the Woodlands, a Kansas City, Kan., thoroughbred and greyhound racetrack that is 60% owned by Hollywood Park's chairman, R.D. Hubbard. The facility has been promoted as a likely site for casino-style gambling.
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December 4, 1996 | TRACI CARL, ASSOCIATED PRESS
One out, one down and a third headed for trouble. That's the status of greyhound and horse racing tracks in Kansas, a domino-like fall that isn't unique to the state. Racetracks, which until recently were among the few gambling operations outside Nevada and New Jersey, are having trouble competing with state lotteries and Las Vegas-style casinos on riverboats and in Native American tribal areas.
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BUSINESS
December 4, 1996 | TRACI CARL, ASSOCIATED PRESS
One out, one down and a third headed for trouble. That's the status of greyhound and horse racing tracks in Kansas, a domino-like fall that isn't unique to the state. Racetracks, which until recently were among the few gambling operations outside Nevada and New Jersey, are having trouble competing with state lotteries and Las Vegas-style casinos on riverboats and in Native American tribal areas.
SPORTS
November 19, 1993 | THOMAS S. MULLIGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hollywood Park announced that its directors have approved in principle the acquisition of the Woodlands, a Kansas City, Kan., thoroughbred and greyhound racetrack that is 60% owned by Hollywood Park's chairman, R.D. Hubbard. The facility has been promoted as a likely site for casino-style gambling.
SPORTS
November 2, 1990 | BILL CHRISTINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
R.D. Hubbard, who is trying to wrest control of Hollywood Park from chief executive officer Marje Everett, has announced his 11 candidates for the board of directors at the track. Should a proxy struggle develop, Hollywood Park shareholders would have to decide between Hubbard's slate and the incumbent board in a vote that would be taken at the annual meeting Jan. 28.
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November 30, 1990 | JOHN CHERWA, TIMES ASSOCIATE SPORTS EDITOR
The fight for control of Hollywood Park moved to the next stage Thursday when R.D. Hubbard, owner of race tracks in Kansas and New Mexico, sent an eight-page letter to stockholders calling for the removal of Marje Everett as chief executive officer. Hubbard's mailing came hours after filing a joint proxy and consent statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as required by law.
SPORTS
February 2, 1991 | BILL CHRISTINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With disgruntled shareholders apparently about to vote in a new regime, and with her board support disintegrating, Marje Everett is expected to resign as chief operating officer at Hollywood Park. The resignation of Everett would end a proxy battle that has cost the Hollywood Park shareholders almost $5 million and R.D. Hubbard $3 million.
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November 28, 1990 | BILL CHRISTINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The battle for control of Hollywood Park took another turn Tuesday with the announcement of a proposal that the Inglewood race track be put up for sale. The proposal was made to Hollywood Park Realty by a committee of seven directors who serve on the board of the Hollywood Park Operating Co. The operating company leases Hollywood Park from the realty company, and publicly traded shares in the track are paired on the stock exchange.
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January 1, 1991 | BILL CHRISTINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
R.D. Hubbard, accelerating his plan to oust Marje Everett and assume control of Hollywood Park, announced Monday that he had received approval from a majority of the shareholders. Hubbard, who said he would become chief executive officer and chairman of the board, added that his 11 candidates for the Hollywood Park Operating Co. board would confer Wednesday via telephone to elect new officers. Hubbard, a Texas glassmaker who owns race tracks in Kansas City, Kan., and Ruidoso, N.M.
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