Virginia’s Largest Kentucky Derby Party This Saturday at Colonial Downs
Posted on May 3rd, 2023
WHAT: Join us at the Woodford Reserve Whiskey Bar at Colonial Downs Racetrack for the fastest two minutes in sports! Festivities to include:
- Hat contest
- Best dressed contest
- Pick the Kentucky Derby winner classic
- Free entertainment
WHEN: Saturday, May 6, starting at 5:00 pm
WHERE: Colonial Downs Racetrack, 10515 Colonial Downs Pkwy, New Kent, VA 23124.
WHY: A Virginia horse, Forte, is considered an early favorite for the Kentucky Derby this year. Join other racing enthusiasts for this iconic sports event. It won’t be long before Colonial Downs kicks off its 2023 racing season. Opening Day is right around the corner on July 13. Racing will be held every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at Colonial Downs for nine weeks.
HOW: Just show up and let the fun begin!
About Colonial Downs Group: Colonial Downs Group is a proud business operator in Virginia employing more than 1,000 team members in the Commonwealth, paying over $30 million in annual salaries, wages, and benefits. Rosie’s Gaming Emporiums® in Richmond, Hampton, New Kent, Vinton, and Dumfries offer innovative historic horse-racing (HHR) gaming technology and full card simulcasting. Colonial Downs Group also operates a Rosie’s Game RoomTM in Collinsville, which features a limited selection of some of their best HHR titles. Colonial Downs Racetrack in New Kent County hosts live thoroughbred racing on two nationally renowned surfaces – Secretariat Turf Course, the widest turf course in North America at 180 feet wide and on a 11/4-mile dirt track, second in length to only the world-famous Belmont Park.