The $500,000 Virginia Derby is the richest and most important race on the Virginia racing calendar. In addition to being one of the largest social events in Virginia it also annually attracts the best 3-year-old turf horses, jockeys and trainers in the nation, including two champions and three Breeders’ Cup winners in just the last five years!
Parties start at 3 PM — Post time is 5 PM
The top three finishers from the June 1st Penn Mile will square off again and clash with seven other three year olds in Saturday’s $500,000 Virginia Derby at Colonial Downs.
The first race on Saturday, July 13, 2013 is scheduled for 5:00 PM. The Derby has been carded as the seventh, and will go off at 8:12 PM.
Cost: See website for tickets and Party Zone options
Phone: (804) 966-7223
10515 Colonial Downs Pkwy, New Kent, VA (map)