Summer racing season is almost here! The 2021 Colonial Downs 7-week meet gets underway July 19 and continues every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday through September 1 in New Kent with a 1:45 PM post time.
There are many big events planned including Virginia Derby Day (September 1), MATCH Series Day (August 23), Virginia-Bred Stakes Day (September 1) and Colonial Downs Online Handicapping Contest Day (July 26) among others.
General admission is free every day and a number of reserved seating options are also available at colonialdowns.com. Those include grandstand and box seats, Jockey Club and 1607 dining tables, and Sky Suites.
Five promotional giveaway days throughout the meet should have eager fans in line when the gates open at 12:45 PM. The first 1,000 patrons each day will receive the following: