Kentucky Derby Simulcast Wagering Options in Virginia

Date: May 6, 2023
Time: 6:09 pm  to  9:09 pm

The biggest day of the equestrian calendar is here and there are many ways to wager the “Run for the Roses” from Churchill Downs —right here in Virginia!

The simulcast action will be available at all of Rosie’s Gaming Emporium locations across the state (Dumfries, Collinsville, Vinton, Richmond, Hampton and New Kent), the two VA-Horseplay OTBs — Breakers Sports Grille in Henrico and Buckets Bar & Grill in Chesapeake — and online at,,, and

There will be two racing events across the Commonwealth on Derby Day. The Virginia Gold Cup will be held at Great Meadow, in the Plains, VA. For the first time ever Shenandoah Downs in Woodstock, VA will also have harness racing.  Both of these events will be showing the race and taking bets!

If the excitement wasn’t already high enough the favorite going into the Derby, Forte is a Virginia affiliated, 3-year-old who spent much of his early life in Virginia at Amy Moore’s South Gate Farm.