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.
  • Past VTA President, Dr. R. Reynolds Cowles, Jr., DVM Named President of AAEP

    Courtesy of AAEP website, 12/6/2016 R. Reynolds Cowles, Jr., DVM, founder and past president of Blue Ridge Equine Clinic in Earlysville, Va., was installed as president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) during the Dec. 6 President’s Luncheon at the 62nd Annual Convention in Orlando, Fla.   Raised …Read More »
  • Off Track Betting Center In Richmond Handles Over $1 Million In First Month

    The Virginia Equine Alliance (VEA) took a big step toward rebuilding the Commonwealth’s racing industry when it opened its first Off Track Betting (OTB) Center November 2nd in Richmond’s west end, inside Breakers Sports Grille at 9127 West Broad Street. The site is conveniently located in a heavily traveled retail corridor at the …Read More »
  • Rapid Rhythm A Rousing Battle of New Orleans Winner

    Submitted by brian.spencer on December 4, 2016 – 12:22pm  Robert S. Evans’ Rapid Rhythm ($5.60, $3.80 and $3.20) was a stylish winner of Saturday afternoon’s $60,000 Battle of New Orleans Stakes at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, closing from last at the top of the stretch in the 5½-furlong …Read More »
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Virginia Breeders Fund

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