With the second annual Dogwood Classic just two months away, Colonial Downs has announced a special incentive offer to partygoers who purchase tailgate spaces before the end of February.
An invitation-only Dogwood Classic "Launch Party" will be held at Richmond's "Bull & Bear" Club on Saturday March 1st from 4-8 PM. and each early-bird tailgate purchaser will get an invite for them and a guest.
The all-inclusive kickoff party includes food, beverages, "for fun" casino games and live music with the band Vinyl Headlights.
Tailgating spots and general admission passes to the April 5th Dogwood Classic will be available to purchase that evening in addition to all other events at Colonial Downs this year including the Virginia Mega Mile AMA Pro Motorcycle Race, the Virginia Stampede Pro Rodeo and the Virginia Derby.
The Dogwood Classic is an afternoon of steeplechase racing and tailgating on the track at Colonial Downs, home of the Virginia Derby. Reserved tailgating spots along the rail are $200 along the homestretch or $125 along the backstretch and in the turns. Each spot includes six general admission tickets for the driver, passengers and friends. Additional tickets can be purchased for $10.