WELCOME TO THE VIRGINIA THOROUGHBRED ASSOCIATION
The purpose of the Virginia Thoroughbred Association (VTA) is to promote the Thoroughbred horse in the Commonwealth and to serve as an advocate for its contributions to the state's agribusiness economy, as well as to the racing and breeding industry.
  • A Message from the Virginia Equine Alliance

    Dear Virginia Horsemen: As reported in our letter of October 29th, the VTA, VHBPA, the VHHA, and the Virginia Gold Cup have formed a new organization, the Virginia Equine Alliance, Inc. (VEA). The Alliance includes all Virginia horsemen and its goal is to grow Virginia's racing industry by creating a… Read More »
  • Three Virginia-bred Winners on Friday

    Congratulations to the three Virginia-bred winners on Friday! Inmemoryofdad started the action off at Charles Town in the first, a maiden over 7 furlongs. The 3-year-old daughter of Knight of Darkness, a homebred for for Gerald A. Nuckols and C. Wayne Nuckols, took the lead from the start and never relinquished… Read More »
  • Decoy Daddy Wins Fourth Noel Lang

    12-year-old Decoy Daddy earned a pat from trainer Cyril Murphy at the Montpelier Races on Saturday when the 12-year-old won the Noel Lang for the fourth time. The race was the third consecutive victory for the grand campaigner this year, following up back-t0-back victories in the Grade III National Hunt… Read More »
  • Thoroughbred Owners 2014 Conference

    OwnerView in October hosted its inaugural Thoroughbred Owners Conference at Keeneland to an enormously positive reaction, with over 300 people attending. The conference offered valuable insight to new and experienced owners alike, with expert panels from racing's highest levels offering constructive advice to those interested in racehorse ownership. OwnerView plans… Read More »
  • JOIN US IN THE TURF CLUB FOR WAGERING AND FUN AT THE INTERNATIONAL GOLD CUP

    An invitation from the VTA and VAHBPA Celebrate the 76th International Gold Cup in Virginia JOIN US IN THE TURF CLUB FOR THE BEST IN VIRGINIA RACING! Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 11:00 a.m. at Great Meadow Have you been missing live racing? Come wager and enjoy the Old Dominion Turf… Read More »
 

Virginia Breeders Fund

The Virginia Breeders Fund
is a financial incentive program
to encourage
Thoroughbred Breeding
in the Commonwealth.