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Colonial Downs to expand stakes program

Colonial Downs to expand stakes program

Colonial Downs’s 27-day racing season this summer will feature 24 stakes with a combined value of $3.5 million, topped by the G3 Virginia Derby.

Churchill to acquire Colonial Downs

Churchill to acquire Colonial Downs

Churchill Downs will acquire Colonial Downs and its associated properties in a larger, nearly $2.5 billion deal expected to close by year’s end.

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Va-owned Extravagant Kid retired

Va-owned Extravagant Kid retired

Extravagant Kid, a onetime claiming horse who went on to earn over $1.7 million, has been retired by Virginia-based owner David Ross.

Colonial Downs sets handle mark

Colonial Downs sets handle mark

Buoyed by more than $10 million in purses, Colonial Downs set its all-time handle record at the just-completed meet, with daily average betting of over $2.2 million.

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Virginia Derby Day In Focus

Virginia Derby Day In Focus

We dig into today’s five stakes on Virginia Derby Day at Colonial Downs, with horse-by-horse analysis and Virginia Derby picks.

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