And They’re Off! The Strawberry Hill Races

May 9th, 2011

Kentucky has their Derby, but Richmond has the Strawberry Hill Races at Colonial Downs, for all those who couldn’t quit make it all the way their way to Kentucky.

Starting at 11am on Saturday, May 21st at Colonial Downs, the horses will be preparing for there first run. This is the 75th year for the races and they are taking it back to the 70’s and paying homage to the Secretariat. So, think colorful sundresses, bouffant upswept hair, and open collard shirts. You also just might want to throw a hat into the mix too; it is horse racing after all! The gates will open and they will be off and running at 2:30pm and will continue on through the afternoon and evening.

There are a variety of different ticket choices available and they are also available at the gates. Make sure you bring a little cash to put your money down on the horse that you think will be in the winning circle! The excitement will be buzzing throughout the event, make sure you don’t miss out!

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See you soon,
~Paula & Martin Ramirez

Paula and Martin Ramirez are the proprietors of Historic Mankin Mansion, a wedding resort and bed and breakfast just minutes from Downtown Richmond. They enjoy new restaurant finds, Virginia wines and discovering fun events and activities throughout the area for their guests


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