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Three Colonial Downs Stakes Winners Set To Compete Saturday At Gulfstream Park

A trio of horses who won stakes at Colonial Downs this summer will all be competing in stakes on the same card this Saturday, December 28 at Gulfstream Park. Virginia Derby winner English Bee, Virginia Oaks winner Carnival Colors and Da Hoss victor Extravagant Kid will be vying in different stakes. English Bee is part … Continue reading Three Colonial Downs Stakes Winners Set To Compete Saturday At Gulfstream Park

Colonial Downs To Race 18 Days In 2020; Virginia Derby Set For August 29

The following is a press release from Colonial Downs which followed the Virginia Racing Commission meeting December 19. Richmond, VA – December 19, 2019 – Colonial Downs Group is pleased to announce the Virginia Racing Commission has approved 18 race dates in 2020 for Colonial Downs Racetrack. Racing will be conducted beginning July 23 and … Continue reading Colonial Downs To Race 18 Days In 2020; Virginia Derby Set For August 29

Vacant Greenbrier Sears In Chesapeake Could Host HHR Gaming Under New Proposal

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Historic horse racing machines, bars, restaurants and even a hotel could be coming to the site of the vacant Sears at Greenbrier Mall. Seritage Growth Propertiesrevealed their plans in documents recently filed with the City of Chesapeake. While the former department store could host Hampton Roads’ second Rosie’s Gaming Emporium, a … Continue reading Vacant Greenbrier Sears In Chesapeake Could Host HHR Gaming Under New Proposal

Casino Gambling Could Generate Millions In VA But It’s A Complicated Wager State Study Says

On Monday November 25, the Joint Legislative Audit And Review Commission heard a briefing entitled “Gambling In The Commonwealth” presented by The Innovation Group, a consulting company hired to prepare and present the report. The study mandate was to estimate the fiscal and economic impacts of new forms of gaming, to access impacts on existing … Continue reading Casino Gambling Could Generate Millions In VA But It’s A Complicated Wager State Study Says