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WHAT IT TAKES TO SELL A $2 PARI-MUTUEL TICKET
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July 13, 1959
Army of 1,900 Hollywood Park employees lines up on track, showing vast numbers needed to conduct Saturday afternoon program.
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July 13, 1959

What It Takes To Sell A $2 Pari-mutuel Ticket

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Army of 1,900 Hollywood Park employees lines up on track, showing vast numbers needed to conduct Saturday afternoon program.

1 Goose Girl adds colorful touch while busying herself with 500 geese and swans in infield.

2 Top management: Don Voorhees, Thore Brekke, General Manager James D. Stewart.

3 Executive secretaries and track stewards.

4 Racing Department: starter, bugler, jockeys, valets, patrol judges, veterinarians, clerk of scales, clockers, morning-line maker, photo-finish camera crew, etc.

5 Administrative officers: publicists, accountants, personnel director, turf club manager, warehouse manager, coach drivers.

6 Operations Department: parking lot attendants, ushers, security guards, first aid and ambulance crew, doctor, admissions sellers.

7 Gardeners, maintenance crew and janitors.

8 Mutuel Department.

9 Printing crew.

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