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Colonial Downs Implements New Safety Protocols For Return To Racing

The following appeared in The Paulick Report August 5th. In restoring Thoroughbred racing in Virginia after a six-year hiatus, Colonial Downs, in conjunction with the Virginia Racing Commission, today announced a comprehensive set of elevated safety and horse welfare procedures and protocols for its upcoming race meeting, which opens on August 8.   These broad-based protocols … Continue reading Colonial Downs Implements New Safety Protocols For Return To Racing

Colonial Downs Opening Day Card On Thursday Features 10 races, 107 Horses, $515,000 In Purse Monies

(NEW KENT, VA —- 8/4/19) —- With new ownership, renovated facilities, and a $300 million investment into Virginia racing in progress, Colonial Downs is set to usher in a new era of thoroughbred racing this coming Thursday August 8th with a ten race program beginning at 5 PM. Thoroughbred horses last ran at Colonial in … Continue reading Colonial Downs Opening Day Card On Thursday Features 10 races, 107 Horses, $515,000 In Purse Monies

Stall/Racing Applications Due For Virginia’s Shenandoah Downs On August 2nd

(WOODSTOCK, VA —7/31/19) — Stall/racing applications for the fourth annual Shenandoah Downs harness racing season in Woodstock, Virginia are due August 2nd.   The applications are available on line at vhha.net and at shenandoahdowns.com.  More details are available thru horsemen’s representative Debbie Warnick at 443-463-0917 or by e-mail at nihilator40@msn.com.  A five week pari-mutuel season … Continue reading Stall/Racing Applications Due For Virginia’s Shenandoah Downs On August 2nd