Calder Race Course will be demolished

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The Calder Racecourse, also known as Calder Race Course, which ceased to function as a racing circuit on Sunday, November 29, after opening its doors on May 6, 1971, will be demolished next week.

It was learned that the thoroughbreds that are still housed at the racecourse must leave the stables before Saturday, to proceed with their demolition.

Calder was named after Mr. Stephen A. Calder, a real estate developer, who in 1970 received a permit for horse racing in the summer, according to the free Wikipedia encyclopedia.

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Its operation began at the Tropical Park racetrack, because at the time construction had not been completed on the Calder structure.

The lease with the Stronach Group will expire on December 31, 2020, thus closing Calder's cycle as a thoroughbred horse racing circuit.

The champion Gamine, who won easily and in a time of 69.52, for the 1.200 meters of the Las Flores Stakes, held at Santa Anita Park, will be transferred to Churchill Downs to participate next Saturday, May XNUMX.

Into Mischief's daughter in Peggy Jane, by Kafway, with a record of five wins in seven appearances, is a winner of the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Spring at Keeneland and the Longines Test Stakes at Saratoga, as well as the Longines Arcom Stakes at Belmont. Park.

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