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Update: Two bills in the General Assembly could allow Colonial Downs to reopen

Update: Two bills in the General Assembly could allow Colonial Downs to reopen

Colonial Downs is taking the issue of horseracing in Virginia to the General Assembly. Through legislation geared to deliver profits for the company, track owners may be able to bypass current regulations and reopen as early as this year.

To accomplish it, Colonial Downs brought in a new interim president, Stan Guidroz. Guidroz has worked for racetrack owner Jeff Jacobs for more than 12 years, and currently serves as vice president of southern operations at Jacobs’ company, Jacobs Entertainment Inc., in Louisiana.

He is taking over for former president Ian Stewart, who is transitioning into retirement and a senior advising position for some of Jacobs’ business...

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