With the last (or perhaps second to last) Virginia Racing Commission meeting before the meet complete, Colonial Downs moved one more step closer to its August meet.
Second-timer Fionnbharr scored a 19-1 upset today at Laurel Park, following in the footsteps of her dam, multiple stake winner Embarr.
The upcoming meet at Colonial Downs will feature free general admission, and other options will be available this weekend.
While he’s best known for spoiling Real Quiet’s Triple Crown bid, it was at Colonial Downs that the career of Victory Gallop began to take flight.
Colonial Downs will seek referenda allowing it to operate wagering facilities in Danville and Dumfries, the latter in Northern Virginia.
Colonial Downs announced its stakes schedule and released its condition book Thursday.
The turf at Colonial Downs. Photo by Nick Hahn. The turf course has germinated back to green. Stone dust has been drawn from the dirt track. The new infield toteboard is set to arrive next week. Backstretch dorms are being refurbished. The summer...
The 2018 Virginia-bred awards – topped by One Go All Go – take place Friday at Great Meadow.
Colonial Downs has joined the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, the group announced.
Rosie’s – the new gambling emporium at Colonial Downs – had its grand opening Tuesday morning.
In the season of the comeback, Colonial Downs took another step towards its own yesterday with the burning of its turf course to promote new growth.
Industry veteran Allison De Luca will fill the role of racing secretary for the inaugural season at Colonial Downs.
The shape of the 2019 Colonial Downs meet is starting to come into focus, said general manager John Marshall.
Colonial Downs and the Virginia HBPA horsemen’s group have agreed to contribute $15 per start to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.
The Virginia Thoroughbred Association (VTA) stallion season auction is set for Tuesday starting at 10:00 a.m.
The Maryland Jockey Club stakes schedule, through Maryland Million day 2019, features 65 stakes, 13 graded, at Laurel and Pimlico.
River Gal won the Jamestown Stakes today at Laurel Park, the latest in an equine family that’s been very good to Morgan’s Ford Farm.
Driver Sam Miller won a harness race at Shenandoah Downs on Sunday — the 84-year-old’s first win in nine years.
Three-year-old Altamura won her fourth consecutive race in the Oakley Stakes but was vanned off after taking a bad step in the gallop-out.