May 15, 2013
Colonial Downs will open its 17th season of pari-mutuel thoroughbred racing on Saturday June 8th, and the barn area will be nearly full according to Director of Racing Tyler Picklesimer. The barn area will open two weeks in advance, on Saturday May 25th,
April 23, 2013
Colonial Downs will play host to cowboys and cowgirls from all over the country in the Virginia Stampede Pro Rodeo this coming Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon, April 27 & 28, at the New Kent track.
April 11, 2013
On a day when several brush fires popped up unexpectedly in Central Virginia due to warm temperatures and breezy conditions, Colonial Downs intentionally set fire to its Secretariat Turf Course Wednesday evening.
April 15, 2013
Officials from AMA Pro Racing announced today the addition of Colonial Downs to the 2013 AMA Pro Flat Track presented by J&P Cycles schedule.
April 3, 2013
Last year’s top three-year-old steeplechase horses, including champion More Tea Vicar, will test themselves against older competitors when they clash in the featured $25,000 allowance hurdle at the inaugural Dogwood Classic at Colonial Downs on Saturday
April 1, 2013
The inaugural running of the April 6th Dogwood Classic at Colonial Downs will offer tailgaters a chance to win prizes based on how creative they can get with the event theme, “The Wild Wild West.”
March 20, 2013
Colonial Downs and Owners of Strawberry Hill Races Resolve Dispute
March 1, 2013
The SECRETARIAT BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AT THE MEADOW is putting on a big show for Big Red on March 29-30. The event marks his birthday of March 30 and kicks off the 40th anniversary of his historic Triple Crown win of 1973.
January 7, 2013
The inaugural running of the Dogwood Classic, a new steeplechase racing & tailgating event, has had necessary details in place for a while like a date, time, location and website, but had been lacking a theme — until this week that is.
January 3, 2013
Colonial Downs announced its 2013 stakes lineup today and it is highlighted by the 16th running of the $500,000 Virginia Derby (Gr. II).