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Colonial Downs

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10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124-2228
+1 804-966-7223
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Track is closed

The track has been closed for the past couple of years. The word is that it will not reopen. It... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
New Kent, Virginia
It's Dead

It's dead, bankrupt, no more...and it's right down the road. The last event that was held was a... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2016
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
13 Mar 2017
“Track is closed”
16 Feb 2016
“It's Dead”
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10515 Colonial Downs Parkway, New Kent, VA 23124-2228
+1 804-966-7223
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

The track has been closed for the past couple of years. The word is that it will not reopen. It was a very nice track and the Virginia horse community was sad to see it gone.

Thank MAK0404
Reviewed 17 February 2016

It's dead, bankrupt, no more...and it's right down the road. The last event that was held was a motorcycle race and that won't be coming to the downs again.. It was an ill fated endeavor from the start.

Thank MikeM11
Reviewed 18 October 2014

I attended the AMA Grand National motorcycle races at CD. Outstanding day at a world class property.Racing was amaxzing on the Mile, and the food and drink choices were awesome. Definitely would go back for this race.

Thank George F
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Colonial Downs has never been operated very well. It was once a beautiful place, well kept, and beautiful building. The owners have permitted it to go down on purpose. They really never wanted to operate a race track, they just wanted to operate the off...More

2  Thank Buck4you
Reviewed 29 September 2014

I've been visiting Colonial Downs since they opened (25 years ago). In the beginning, this track was beautiful and well-kept. However, I visited this track this past weekend (first time this year since thoroughbred racing wasn't held there), and I felt sad about the state...More

2  Thank Viki613
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Unfortunately it looks like they'll be closed this summer, but this is a great track a bit outside of Richmond. I make the drive from Virginia Beach because it makes for a good day of fun. Plenty of seating available, only a couple bucks to...More

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 2 June 2014 via mobile

It is a very nice clean track with ample parking. It is a perfect place for novice betters with signs that clearly state how to word your bet. Minimum bids are very very low so it is possible to have a good time on a...More

Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We went last summer and we had no idea what a nice facility this was. There is covered seating, inside seating, and you can also stand right up to the fence. There were a lot of families. Very reasonable entry fee and lots of activities...More

Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 26 August 2013

My family and I go to Colonial Downs every year for the Virginia Derby and we always have a good time. We always pay to either sit in the Party Zone or upstairs in the Jockey Club. General admission is ok too but no perks...More

1  Thank JustHaze
Reviewed 16 August 2013

This was my first visit to Colonial Downs and everyone was so friendly and helpful. The reason for us going was they were having a Rodeo. Which was so much fun. They had bull riding, barrel racing and rope tying. There was also a country...More

Thank Brenda L
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