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Kentucky Derby Prep Race Season Is Here— Three Stakes Are On Tap Sat. February 2nd

The following appeared on Booodhorse.com and is a preview of Saturday’s (Feb. 2) $350,000 Holy Bull Stakes (Gr. 2) at Gulfstream Park. Two other Derby preps are on tap Saturday — the $250,000 Withers (Gr. 3) at Aqueduct and the $150,000 Robert Lewis (Gr. 3)at Santa Anita. The Kentucky Derby is just three months away … Continue reading Kentucky Derby Prep Race Season Is Here— Three Stakes Are On Tap Sat. February 2nd

Bill on Expanding Casinos, Sports Betting In Va. Likely To Be Kicked To 2020

The following piece appeared on www.richmond.com January 30th and was written by Graham Moomaw. Proponents of casinos and sports betting may have to wait at least another year before Virginia lawmakers open the door to more gambling. On Wednesday, a state Senate committee changed a major casino bill to require a state study and another … Continue reading Bill on Expanding Casinos, Sports Betting In Va. Likely To Be Kicked To 2020

New Starter Reward Program For Virginia Point To Point Series Announced

New Starter Reward Program For Virginia Point To Point Series Announced The Virginia Equine Alliance (VEA) announced it will fund a new starter reward program for the spring Point to Point races, with the goal of increasing participation in the series which begins March 16th. Every time a Virginia-owned or Virginia-trained horse makes a start … Continue reading New Starter Reward Program For Virginia Point To Point Series Announced

Virginia-Sired Mr. Buff Boosts Win Streak To Four In January 26th Jazil Stakes

Congratulations to Mr. Buff, a Virginia sired 5-year-old Friend or Foe gelding who won his fourth consecutive race and second consecutive stakes. Owned and bred by Chester and Mary Broman, Mr. Buff has now bankrolled $540,786 from 26 career starts. He has 8 wins, 6 seconds and 3 thirds. The recent four race streak has … Continue reading Virginia-Sired Mr. Buff Boosts Win Streak To Four In January 26th Jazil Stakes

Accelerate Is Favored In Saturday’s $9 Million Pegasus World Cup Invitational

Winter’s biggest racing event takes place this Saturday January 26th at Gulfstream Park — the $9 Million Pegasus World Cup Invitational. Featured under card race is the $7 Million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational. First post of this stakes filled program is 11:30 AM. All four Virginia Bets OTBs will simulcast the action — Breakers … Continue reading Accelerate Is Favored In Saturday’s $9 Million Pegasus World Cup Invitational

Ashley Moulton, Stuart Owen Finish 1-2 In January 19th Handicapping Contest At Ponies & Pints

Congratulations to Ashley Moulton, who won the $500 first prize in the January 19th  free handicapping contest at Ponies & Pints OTB in Richmond! The contest was part of their second anniversary celebration. Contestants had to select a horse in 8 contest races. They received a mythical $2 win-place wager on each selection and the … Continue reading Ashley Moulton, Stuart Owen Finish 1-2 In January 19th Handicapping Contest At Ponies & Pints

Races Set For Free Handicapping Contest On Saturday Jan. 19 At Richmond’s Ponies & Pints OTB

On Saturday January 19th, area horse racing fans can participate in a free handicapping contest at Ponies & Pints with $1,000 in cash prizes up for grabs! The event culminates a two-day second anniversary celebration at the site. Friday’s (January 18th) activities include  a free appetizer buffet from 4-7 PM, $500 in betting voucher drawings … Continue reading Races Set For Free Handicapping Contest On Saturday Jan. 19 At Richmond’s Ponies & Pints OTB

Colonial Downs To Donate $500,000 Over 5 Years To Richmond Elementary School

The following appeared in The Paulick Report January 9th. The Colonial Downs Group today announced that it will donate $500,000 over the first five years of its active operations in the city of Richmond to Miles Jones Elementary School. The school is located near the soon to open Rosie’s Gaming Emporium on Midlothian Turnpike. As … Continue reading Colonial Downs To Donate $500,000 Over 5 Years To Richmond Elementary School