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Live Racing

Virginia's Premier Racetrack Destination

There’s so much to experience at Colonial Downs in New Kent. Get your heart racing!

2022 Live Racing Season Schedule
Presented by Woodford Reserve

Live racing returns for the 2022 season every Monday – Wednesday now – September 7!

August 15 – 17 | 1:45PM Post Time
August 22 – 24 | 1:45PM Post Time
August 29 – 31 | 1:45PM Post Time
September 5 | 1:45PM Post Time – Labor Day
September 6 | 1:45PM Post Time – Virginia Derby
September 7 | 1:45PM Post Time

Wagering at Colonial Downs

Feel the excitement of pari-mutuel wagering, to include live racing as well as simulcast races, in addition to historical horse racing (HHR) electronic gaming devices.


Colonial Downs Daily Tip Sheets
Racing Analyst Jessica Paquette provides insight into all the races at Colonial this summer. Check out her picks here!

Wednesday, August 17
Click here to view tip sheet.

Ways To Play

  • In Person, at one of our betting windows
  • In person, at a virtual betting machine
  • Off-track, at an off-track betting location
  • Online with one of our online partner sites
Live Horse Racing at Colonial Downs in New Kent
Live Racing at Colonial Downs in New Kent

Betting Options

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Off-Track Betting

Available at any Rosie’s location or our two VA-Horseplay locations.

Buckets Bar & Grill in Chesapeake
Breakers Sports Grille in Henrico

Map of Virginia that shows Rosie's and Off Track Betting locations

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Online Betting

Open an account with one of our online wagering partners below and have fun while helping grow the Commonwealth’s native horse industry.

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Horsemen Information

We’ve got your race day covered with Horsemen’s Information including condition books, stakes schedule, entries/results, forms and more.


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