Colonial Downs Announces Covid-19 Related Protocols For Jockeys & Horsemen

The following was announced by Colonial Downs on July 17.

Jockeys: Must provide a negative Covid-19 test before arriving on Colonial Downs grounds for the first time. The test must have been taken since last riding elsewhere. Jockeys who leave Colonial Downs to ride elsewhere or enter another racetrack jockeys’ quarters will not be permitted to return to Colonial Downs unless they self-quarantine for 14 days and obtain and provide a negative Covid-19 test. Face Masks are required.

Horsemen: Paddock and winner’s circle protocol: Restricted to a maximum of 2 people accompanying each horse in addition to the jockey and valet. Face Masks are required at all times.