Monthly Archives: March 2018

A Fresh Start: New Sports Bar & Off-Track Betting Center Open In Collinsville

The following appeared in The Martinsville Bulletin and was written by Ben Williams 

COLLINSVILLE-The Windmill at the Quality Inn Dutch Inn opened its doors Saturday, bringing off-track betting back to Henry County.

Roy Chambers, general manager of The Windmill, said that Saturday was a soft opening for the establishment and that a grand opening will take place later this month, possibly around St. Patrick’s Day on March 17.

The Windmill is located within the Dutch Inn where The Flying… Continue reading

Virginia Raised Sadler’s Joy Edges Virginia-Bred One Go All Go In Grade 2 Stakes March 3rd

The following appeared in The Paulick Report March 4th.

Woodslane Farm’s Sadler’s Joy went around the entire 12-horse field, bursting from last-to-first to win Saturday’s Grade 2 Mac Diarmida at Gulfstream Park. The 5-year-old son of Kitten’s Joy, ridden by Julien Leparoux for trainer Tom Albertrani, was off as the 9-5 favorite. In his first run since the Breeders’ Cup, Sadler’s Joy completed 1 3/8 miles over the firm turf in 2:12.93, besting frontrunning One Go All Go by a… Continue reading