Second Anniversary Celebration at Ponies & Pints OTB in Richmond

Date: January 18, 2019 - January 19, 2019
Time: 11:00 am  to  11:00 pm

Celebrate the two year anniversary of Off Track Betting’s return to Richmond! Join in  on Friday January 18th and Saturday January 19th at Ponies & Pints in the Shockoe Bottom neighborhood for a two day celebration.

Ponies & Pints is a spacious restaurant that can handle large crowds on big race days. The OTB has 40 TVs and over 40 craft beers on tap.

On Friday, we’ll have a free appetizer buffet from 4-7 PM as a thank you to racing fans!  There will be hourly prize drawings from 1-10 PM for a $50 betting voucher and we’ll have free past performance programs from the most popular tracks available for free all day and evening!

On Saturday, we’ve got a free “Pick The Horses” handicapping contest on tap and $1,000 cash is on the line. The five contestants that accumulate the highest mythical bankrolls will share $1,000 ($500-$250-$1235-$75-$50). Featured track is Gulfstream, which will host a stakes filled Sunshine Millions card. Everyone will receive a free Gulfstream program as well.

Ponies & Pints has a horseplayers exclusive room (shown here) and other areas where sports and horse races are shown together.

Fair Grounds will host a Derby prep that day in addition to five other stakes. The $200,000 Lecomte Stakes (Gr. 3) is a three-year-old race that serves a key prep for the Louisiana Derby. They will also host the Silverbulletday Stakes, which an Oaks prep.  Tampa Bay Downs also has a solid card highlighted by a pair of $125,000 stakes — the Gasparilla and Pasco.

Ponies & Pints is located at 110 N. 18th Street, one block easy of the new Farmers Market section in Shockoe Bottom. A 26 car parking lot is adjacent to the restaurant/OTB. Ponies & Pints features 40 TV screens and 40 different craft beers on tap.