Keyword: tropical meet

  • Calder Reduces Purses, Cancels Kenny Noe 'Cap

    Calder Casino & Race Course announced Nov. 19 a reduction to overnight purses at the current Tropical Meet, as well as changes to the meet's stakes schedule as part of the ongoing effort to manage the track's overall position

  • Trainer Kathleen O'Connell is the first woman to win a training title at Calder.

    Trainer O'Connell Makes History at Calder

    Calder Casino & Race Course concluded its 47-day Tropical Meet on Jan. 2 with Kathleen O'Connell highlighting the session by becoming the first woman to win a training title in the 39-year history of the Florida racetrack.

  • Rutherienne won the Frances A. Genter Stakes in 2007. The 2008 edition of the race has been canceled.

    Calder Cancels Three Graded Stakes

    Calder Race Course announced Dec. 12 that due to the continuing overpayment of purses at the current Tropical Meet, the racetrack is cancelling three stakes races from the schedule: the $100,000 Stage Door Betty Handicap (gr. III) and $100,000 Frances Genter Stakes (gr. III) on Dec. 27, and the $100,000 Tropical Park Derby (gr. III) on Jan. 1. The 2008/09 Tropical Meet ends on Jan. 2, 2009.

  • Calder Race Course has won the right to install slot machines.

    Calder Cuts Purses, Upsets HBPA

    Lower than expected handle and attendance has forced Calder Race Course to reduce its daily purses by approximately $10,000 beginning with races scheduled for Nov. 15.