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$6,000 In Starter Awards Given Out At Warrenton Hunt Point-to-Point Races

The spring Point-to-Point season got under way March 16th at the Airlie Resort, which played host to the Warrenton Hunt Point-to-Point Races on a delightful spring afternoon. Ten races were contested including a side saddle race and a Virginia-bred or sired flat event. It also marked the debut of the Virginia Equine Alliance’s “Point-to-Points Pay” … Continue reading $6,000 In Starter Awards Given Out At Warrenton Hunt Point-to-Point Races

Secretariat Heritage Center Launched At Meadow Event Park

Secretariat Heritage Center Launched to Establish Secretariat’s Birthplace as            National Tourism Destination The Secretariat Heritage Center, a new 501c3 organization, has been formed to celebrate the legacy of Secretariat and Meadow Stable at The Meadow Event Park.  The non-profit has plans to elevate the current Secretariat tour program and its existing historic assets to … Continue reading Secretariat Heritage Center Launched At Meadow Event Park

Meet “Derby Dozen” Author Steve Haskin At Richmond OTBs Friday March 29

Mark your calendars! On Friday March 29th, Richmond area racing fans will have a chance to meet national racing writer Steve Haskin,  whose weekly “Derby Dozen” articles highlight the top 12 three-year-old horses racing as they battle for a spot in the Churchill Downs starting gate the first Saturday in May. Mr. Haskin will appear … Continue reading Meet “Derby Dozen” Author Steve Haskin At Richmond OTBs Friday March 29

Races Announced For Sat. March 23 Handicapping Contest At Windmill, Ponies & Pints OTB

The Ponies & Pints OTB in downtown Richmond AND the Windmill OTB Sports Grill in Collinsville/Martinsville will both host a FREE handicapping contest Saturday March 23rd and $1,000 in cash prizes will be up for grabs at EACH! Just visit either OTB Saturday between 11 AM – 2:55 PM and fill put a free entry. … Continue reading Races Announced For Sat. March 23 Handicapping Contest At Windmill, Ponies & Pints OTB

Races Announced For Sat. March 16th Handicapping Contest At Buckets OTB In Chesapeake

The races are set for Saturday’s free handicapping contest at the Buckets Bar and Grill OTB in Chesapeake where $1,000 in cash prizes will be awarded! In order to participate, visit Buckets between 11 AM-3 PM on March 16th and fill out a free entry. The 8 contest races will take place between 3-5 PM. … Continue reading Races Announced For Sat. March 16th Handicapping Contest At Buckets OTB In Chesapeake

Another Colonial Downs-Backed Rosie’s Gaming Site Proposed For Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — 120 new jobs and millions in tax revenues for Chesapeake, those are the numbers expected for a new Rosie’s gaming establishment proposed in the city, one of several in the works to support the return of the Colonial Downs racetrack in New Kent County.  The site is located at Battlefield Blvd … Continue reading Another Colonial Downs-Backed Rosie’s Gaming Site Proposed For Chesapeake