Calder Announces 20% Purse Increase
Updated: Friday, November 23, 2012 9:02 PM
Posted: Thursday, November 22, 2012 4:33 PM
The increase is applied evenly to all overnight races during the remaining five days of the Tropical Meet in Miami Gardens, Fl., which concludes Friday, Nov. 30.
In season-end stakes action, Calder hosts the $150,000 W.L. McKnight Handicap (gr. IIT) and the $100,000 Fred Hooper Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 24, and the $100,000 La Prevoyante Handicap (gr. IIIT) and $100,000 Tropical Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) Nov. 30.
The 65-day Tropical Meet began Sept. 1, following the 85-day Calder Meet that ran from April 9 through Aug. 31. Opening Day for the 2013 Calder Meet is April 6.
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