CLN Update: Sunday Racing

According to CLN, there will be a makeup card from Monday’s cancelled opener run on Sunday, August 2, 2020. Three non-betting jump races starting at 3:30 PM, then pari-mutuel card at 5:30 PM. For the Equibase entries CLICK HERE. Under spectator-free designation, fans are encouraged to tune into the TVG Network to watch live racing […]

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Question of the Day?

How can you have something called the Grayson Grass Challenge and not include the track with the biggest (and many would argue, best) turf course in the country? Especially when then the name Grayson has such deep roots in Virginia…Just sayin’?? — GP Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation and Indiana Grand to partner for Grayson Grass […]

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Pletcher Strikes Again

Todd Pletcher continues his very hot streak sending out Largent to win Wednesday’s $57,000 Edward P. Evans Stakes at Colonial Downs. The now gelded son of Into Mischief (also on a hot streak) was a $50,000 RNA at Keeneland September in 2017. The Pletcher charge ran to the money Wednesday evening, scoring his first black-type […]

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Favorite Largent Wins E.P. Evans Stakes at CLN

(NEW KENT, VA 7/29/2020) A compact field of four went to the gate in the $60,000 Edward P. Evans Stakes for Virginia-bred or -sired runners with heavily favored Largent, owned by Twin Creeks Racing Stables and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners. The son of Into Mischief covered the mile over firm turf in 1:36.14. He is trained by Todd Pletcher who picked […]

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Eagle Point Homebred Wins Camptown Stakes at CLN

(NEW KENT, VA 7/29/2020) – What the Beep pulled off an upset with a one-length victory over heavy favorite Tan and Tight in the $60,000 Camptown Stakes for Virginia-bred or -sired fillies and mares. The homebred daughter of Great Notion was ridden by Forest Boyce for trainer Karen Godsey who bred and broke the 5-year-old mare […]

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Pletcher Win 2 at CLN 7/29

Colonial Downs  New Kent, VA – July 29, 2020    Race #03 – Purse $42,000 – 1 3/16 Miles – 1:56.89 Robert V. Lapenta, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Chrysalis, LLC, Owner Todd A. Pletcher, Trainer; Tyler Conner, Jockey Singapore Flash (2nd), Felix the Fox (3rd) $3.80 $2.40 $2.10 Order of Finish – 2, 1, 6, 5 Lifetime […]

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Day One: CLN Live Meet

GUILLAUME WINS FIRST START IN $40,000 HANSEL STAKES  (NEW KENT, VA — 7/28/2020) —- Guillaume rallied on the outside and overtook Merchant of Hope in the final strides of the $40,000 Hansel Stakes for Virginia Certified 2-year-olds on the Tuesday night opening night card at Colonial Downs. The son of Hard Spun is owned by […]

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CLN Results: Race 4 – Hansel Stakes

GUILLAUME – The Hansel Stakes, Colonial Downs  New Kent, VA July 28, 2020, Race #04, Purse $40,000, 5-1/2 Furlongs  1:04.38 DARRS, Inc., Owner, Michael Stidham, Trainer, Trevor McCarthy, Jockey Merchant of Hope (2nd) Sky’s Not Falling (3rd) $6.40 $3.40 $2.10

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CLN Race Results 07/28/2020

BRANCO MARIA Colonial Downs  New Kent, VA July 28, 2020   Race #01 Purse $40,000 6 Furlongs  Phoenix Thoroughbred, LTD, Owner, Michael Stidham, Trainer, Trevor McCarthy, Jockey Per Diem (2nd) Lil Chitu (3rd) $2.60 $2.10 $2.10 Order of Finish – 2, 4, 5, 3

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