Renovations Underway As Colonial Downs Prepares For August 8th Opener
Live thoroughbred racing returns to Colonial Downs on August 8th and with just under two months to go until horses line up in the starting gate, workers are busy with various renovation projects.
Horses and horsemen will begin shipping on to the New Kent grounds July 25th. Once the season kicks off August 8th, racing will continue every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 5 PM through September 7th. The $250,000 Virginia Derby will highlight a Racing Revival Weekend on Saturday August 31st.