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2010/11 Tropical Meet Information Sheet

Tags: Florida winter racing season, Tropical Meet, Tropical-at-Calder, Racing News | October 15, 2010

Calder Casino & Race Course, located on South Florida's Miami-Dade / Broward county line, offers Thoroughbred horse racing and wholecard simulcasting during two consecutive meets: Calder and Tropical.  The Tropical Meet traditionally signals the start of the winter racing season in South Florida and this year runs from Oct. 21 through Jan. 3, 2011.

Special racing events include:

  • Simulcast of the Breeders' Cup World Championships from Churchill Downs on Nov. 5 & 6
  • The Florida Million on Nov. 13
  • Major stakes races on Dec. 4, 11, & 18
  • Tropical Park Derby (G3) on Jan. 1

WHEN:
Oct. 21, 2010 - Jan. 3, 2011

Post time: 12:25 p.m. 
(Post time 12 p.m. on Breeders' Cup Saturday (Nov. 6) and 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day - Nov. 25)

Live racing Thursday through Sunday through November 7; then Thursday through Monday starting Nov. 11.  Simulcasting every day and night.  Exceptions: no live racing or simulcasting on Dec. 24 or 25.

WHERE:                    
Calder Casino & Race Course
21001 NW 27th Avenue (University Drive)
Miami Gardens, Florida  33056
(On the Miami-Dade / Broward county line...Just north of Sun Life Stadium)

HOW MUCH:                       
Free general parking, grandstand and clubhouse admission.
Valet service available.

BACKGROUND:      
Calder Casino & Race Course, located on South Florida's Miami-Dade / Broward county line, offers gaming action with over 1,200 slot machines in the Calder Casino, Thoroughbred horse racing during two consecutive meets, year-round simulcasting, and live poker games in Studz Poker Club.  Calder is a wholly owned property of Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ Global Select Market: CHDN).  Information about Calder Casino & Race Course can be found on the Internet at http://www.calderracecourse.com/.