Colonial Downs Dispute Heads to Racing Panel

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Racing Commission was scheduled to meet with the fate of the state’s only pari-mutual wagering horse track at stake. The commission was set to meet Wednesday in Richmond. It is expected to take up the months-long dispute between Colonial Downs and its horsemen’s association. No racing occurred at the New…
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