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Marsha Hudgins embracing unexpected VRC role

Marsha Hudgins embracing unexpected VRC role

Marsha Hudgins didn’t think she was qualified to join the Virginia Racing Commission. But now that she’s on it, she’s diving in and embracing it.

Colonial Downs to have limited attendance

Colonial Downs to have limited attendance

Colonial Downs will allow up to 1,000 fans in its grandstand and outdoor areas and will take other safety precautions in light of the coronavirus.

Pleasant Colony: Dozing to greatness

Pleasant Colony: Dozing to greatness

Nearly 40 years ago, the unheralded Virginia-bred Pleasant Colony burst on the Triple Crown scene with late-running wins in the Derby and Preakness.

Colonial Downs announces stakes sked

Colonial Downs announces stakes sked

The 18-day 2020 Colonial Downs racing schedule will include an expanded array of stakes, including the addition this year of MATCH Series races.

Colonial Downs to race 18 days in 2020

Colonial Downs to race 18 days in 2020

Fresh off its first season in six years, Colonial Downs will race 18 days – up from 15 – in 2020 and include MATCH Series races for the first time.

Colonial Downs enjoys upbeat first meet back

Colonial Downs enjoys upbeat first meet back

Colonial Downs on Saturday concluded an upbeat return to the racing landscape with, ending a meet with huge purses, good field size, and no fatalities.

Nick’s Picks: Colonial Downs, Sept. 7

Nick’s Picks: Colonial Downs, Sept. 7

The original and best Colonial Downs tip sheet returns: Nick’s Picks is back, along with picks from the legendary Derby Bill Watson.

Nick’s Picks: Colonial Downs, Sept. 6

Nick’s Picks: Colonial Downs, Sept. 6

The original and best Colonial Downs tip sheet returns: Nick’s Picks is back, along with picks from the legendary Derby Bill Watson.

Nick’s Picks: Colonial Downs, Sept. 5

Nick’s Picks: Colonial Downs, Sept. 5

The original and best Colonial Downs tip sheet returns: Nick’s Picks is back, along with picks from the legendary Derby Bill Watson.

Nick’s Picks: Colonial Downs, Sept. 4

Nick’s Picks: Colonial Downs, Sept. 4

The original and best Colonial Downs tip sheet returns: Nick’s Picks is back, along with picks from the legendary Derby Bill Watson.

Virginia Derby by the numbers

Virginia Derby by the numbers

We break down today’s Virginia Derby by the numbers, from 0.60 all the way up to 104. What do they mean? Read on…

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