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Colonial Downs cancels Monday card

Colonial Downs cancels Monday card

With excessive temperatures and heat indexes predicted, Colonial Downs has canceled its live racing card for Monday, July 25.

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Colonial Downs lowers Pick-5 takeout

Colonial Downs lowers Pick-5 takeout

Colonial Downs will lower the takeout on its traditional Pick 5 wager to 12% and will alter the rules so that carryovers are possible.

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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.

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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