Night School: Horse racing handicapping lessons

Night School weekly lessons are for any racing fan who wants to learn more about the game and include both novice and advance-level fan education. These sessions are available year round.

Special Night School Program on Virginia Derby Day!

Horse racing handicapping and "how to bet" advice for experts & novices alike will be available on Virginia Derby Day this year via the popular "Night School" program at Colonial Downs! Three top level handicappers will be on hand Derby Day to provide  a pre-race handicapping seminar for race fans, then spend the entire race card in the BYOB "Thrill on the Hill" tailgate area (in the first turn) helping newcomers in a Horse Racing 101 type manner.