Keyword: Colonial

  • Park Avenue Ball will enter stud at Sam Fieramosca's Colonial Farm near Colts Neck, N.J.

    Park Avenue Ball to Colonial Farm

    Millionaire and grade II winner Park Avenue Ball will enter stud at Sam Fieramosca's Colonial Farm near Colts Neck, N.J.

  • Smith Second Trainer to Clear $1M Mark at Colonial

    Two-time leading trainer Hamilton Smith became the second trainer in Colonial Downs history to reach the $1-million mark in purse earnings when his charge Mittens won the $14,000 third race June 14.

  • Colonial Gets OK for OTB Parlor Near Roanoke

    Colonial Downs in Virginia is looking at four sites for an off-track betting parlor in Vinton, where voters on Nov. 4 approved a referendum by only 20 votes, the Roanoke <i>Times</i> reported.

  • Colonial Ready to Serve as Horse Evacuation Center

    With Hurricane Isabel poised to hit land late in the week of Sept. 15, Colonial Downs in Virginia has once again opened its barns to area horses that may have to seek safety from the storm.

  • Handle Up Across the Board at Colonial

    Colonial Downs near New Kent, Va., ended its seventh Thoroughbred meet with records in total handle, on-track handle, and daily average total handle.

  • OTB Expansion, Account Wagering Set in Virginia

    Racing fans in Virginia probably will have more outlets at which to place wagers in the coming months. New off-track betting parlors and account wagering are expected to increase handle in Virginia, and ultimately lead to more racing days at Colonial Downs.

  • Colonial Downs Expects Plenty of Horses for Meet

    With a little more than a week remaining until the start of the 2002 Thoroughbred meet, and stall assignments nearly completed, the Colonial Downs racing office is expecting more than 90 trainers to stable horses at the New Kent County, Va., racetrack.

  • Hey, Hey, He's the Spokesman for Colonial Downs

    Davy Jones, a Thoroughbred owner and former teen idol from the 1960's television classic "The Monkees," is the official spokesman for Colonial Downs in Virginia this season.

  • Colonial Downs Shareholders Approve Privatization

    Colonial Downs reported to the Virginia Racing Commission on Wednesday that the plan to privatize Colonial Downs was approved Jan. 10 by shareholders of the company that owns the Virginia track and its off-track betting facilities.