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Calder Cancels Friday Card; Discontinues Simulcasting

Tags: Racing News | July 01, 2014

Calder Casino & Race Course has canceled its live racing card for Friday, July 4. Additionally, Calder announced that it will discontinue simulcast operations in the Grandstand and casino at the close of business on Tuesday, July 1.

“We would like to thank the horsemen, the breeders, the Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering, and The Stronach Group for their cooperation in finalizing an agreement which is in the best interest of South Florida Racing," said Calder President Maureen Adams. "Today, we received regulatory approval which allows The Stronach Group and Gulfstream Park to operate racing in South Florida. Live racing will return to Calder in October under the operation of The Stronach Group and Gulfstream Park.

“After Tuesday, July 1, simulcasting will no longer be available in the Calder Grandstand or Casino. Studz Poker Club closed Monday, June 30, however, all other gaming operations in the Calder Casino are not affected by this agreement and will continue under the leadership of Calder and Churchill Downs Incorporated. Again, we would like to thank all parties for their hard work in reaching an agreement which allows for the long-term preservation of racing in South Florida on a year-round basis.”

Guests who wish to redeem winning tickets or mutuel vouchers may do so during the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. at the first floor south entrance of the Grandstand through Friday, July 11. After July 11, any unredeemed vouchers or tickets must be taken to Gulfstream Park for redemption.

TSC Elite points may be redeemed at Calder now through Friday, July 11. Any unredeemed points may be redeemed anytime online at www.twinspires.com. Membership is free and there is a $150 sign-up bonus available. Guests must enter promo code “CRC150” during registration for the bonus.

All TSC Elite VIP Bonus Points earned in June will be awarded July 1 as normal and will be available for redemption through Friday, July 11, or any time on www.twinspires.com.