The highly anticipated revival of horse racing in Virginia kicks off Tuesday April 23rd when the first Rosie’s Gaming Emporium will open at Colonial Downs Racetrack in New Kent.
A ribbon cutting is set for 10:45 AM and doors will open at 11 AM. The first 500 attendees will receive a commemorative t-shirt and anyone that signs up for a Players Card will get a $10 free play voucher.
The facility will be open seven days and night a week. Hours are 8 AM – 2 AM Sunday thru Thursday and from 8 AM – 4 AM Friday and Saturday.
The New Kent Rosie’s will host 600 Historical Horse Racing terminals along with live simulcast wagering from tracks around the country on the third floor.
Colonial Downs is at I-64, Exit 214 in New Kent between Richmond and Williamsburg. Live thoroughbred racing will return August 8th and continue thru September 7th. The $250,000 Virginia Derby is scheduled for Saturday August 31st.