(New Kent)- Thoroughbred horse racing is back in Virginia. Living racing returns at Colonial Downs in New Kent on Thursday. General admission is free, while there are reserved seats available to purchase. Races will be held Thursday through Saturdays through September 7th. Over half-a-million-dollars is expected to be distributed over ten races each day. New ownership is bringing back thoroughbred racing at Colonial Downs for the first time since 2013.