Calder Race Course
21001 N.W. 27th Avenue
Miami, FL. 33056
Tel: (954) 523-4324
Calder Race Course is a horse racetrack in Miami Gardens, Florida in the United States.
The track consists of a one-mile dirt oval and a seven-furlong turf course. The track contains stalls for 1800 thoroughbreds on its property. In addition it has a seating capacity of 15,000 people. The size of the parcel is 220 acres.
Calder also plays host to the Florida Stallion Stakes program, which had record nominations this year. In addition, Calder is site for two prestigious horse sales annually, the Ocala Breeders’ Sales and the Fasig Tipton sales. The world record for the most spent on a Thoroughbred at sale took place at Calder in 2006 when a two-year-old horse sold for $16 million. The horse was later named The Green Monkey.
Admissions opens shortly before the gates open and closes at 4 p.m. daily (except major race days)
Grandstand - Weekdays $2, Weekends (Sat/Sun) $3
Clubhouse - Weekdays $4, Weekends (Sat/Sun) $5
Turf Club - Members free, Guests of members $5, non-members $10 (Dress code applies)
Military - Free when in uniform
Children under 18 admitted free when accompanied by an adult.
Simulcasting only days (no live racing) - Free grandstand admission and general parking
From Fort Lauderdale airport (15 miles)
I-595 West, Florida Turnpike South, right lane exit 47 (University Drive), pay toll, follow off-ramp, turn right on University Drive. Calder Drive is the third light, only about a 1/2 mile from the University exit.
From Miami airport (12 miles)
I-95 North, 826 West (the Palmetto Expressway), 27th Avenue exit go North, go 3 miles and see Dolphins Stadium on your right, go two more short blocks, Calder is on your right at Calder Drive.
From Hallandale (12 miles)
Go west on Hallandale Beach Boulevard, it turns into Miramar Parkway, take a left on University Drive, go about 2 miles south, just past the turnpike overpass, you will see El Palacio hotel on the corner of county line road (NW 215th) and University Drive. Continue south on University Drive for about a 1/2 mile through three short lights. Calder Drive is on your left.
From Aventura (12 miles)
Go west on Miami Gardens Drive, take a right (North) onto NW 27th Avenue, 2 blocks north of Dolphins Stadium you will see Calder on your right. (Calder Drive). Note: If you pass county line road/NW 215th with the El Palacio hotel on the corner, you've just passed our entrance.
From North Broward/Palm Beaches
Florida Turnpike South or I-95 South then follow Ft. Lauderdale airport directions above.
From South Miami-Dade
Follow Miami airport directions.
Florida Turnpike North, University exit, right, then 2nd left.