Monthly Archives: May 2010

WVEC 13 NORFOLK ON COLONIAL DOWNS OPENING

COLONIAL DOWN GETTING READY TO OPEN

The barn area and main track at Colonial Downs is scheduled to open today for training in anticipation of next week’s opening day.

The 2010 Condition Book is currently available on line. If you would like to be added to the mailing list please contact Colonial Downs at the number below.

Opening Day entries will be taken on Monday, May 24th.

Stakes Closing: The Oakley Stakes, (Registered VA Breds / VA sired), $50,000 Guaranteed, Three Year Olds and Upward ,… Continue reading

VIRGINIA-BRED WINNERS

Camp Victory (c, 3yo), Forest Camp – Victory Trick by Clever Trick. B – Atkins Danny Mark 1. Hollywood Park, 5 /12/2010, clmg, $22,200, 8 f, 1:35.60. ($90,000, 2yo, 2009, obsmar)

Champ Tony (c, 3yo), Limehouse – Toe In The Water by Bertrando. B – Audley Farm.
Delaware Park, 5 /12/2010, mdn clmg, $12,000, 9 f, 1:57.40. ($21,000, yrlg, 2008, ftmoct)

Easter Jelly Bean (g, 5yo), Outflanker – All Specious by All Done John. B – Sally Ann Yeckley &… Continue reading

DERBY DREAM BET PAYS $900,000

Churchill Downs isn’t known for giving money away, but when Glenn Fullerton won their Kentucky Derby Dream Bet contest from some 67,000 entries, the Louisville racetrack gave the Texas resident $100,000.

But, there was one catch – Fullerton had to bet all $100,000 – to win – on a horse in the Derby.

No problem.

Fullerton studied the race and figured Calvin “Bo-rail” Borel might be the difference maker for Super Saver.

Turn’s out he was right – 900,000 times.… Continue reading