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.
VA Breeders Fund
Virginia is the only state in the region that pays monetary
awards for races run in EVERY state in the United States.
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REDEEMED, by Include, out of Early Mass by Pleasant Tap, is the leading Virginia-bred earner for 2011. Redeemed won $479,040 including the Discover Handicap Gr.3 and the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby. Redeemed was bred by Susie and Wayne Chatfield-Taylor’s Morgan’s Ford Farm in Front Royal, Virginia.
VA-BRED GRADED STAKES WINNERS IN 2011
WINCHESTER ($349,200, $500,000 Sword Dancer Invitational Gr.1) Bred by Mr. and Mrs. Bertram R. Firestone.
HER SMILE ($349,180, $250,000 Prioress Stakes, Gr.1) Bred by William M. Backer.
BUSTER’S READY ($332,000, $250,000 Mother Goose Stakes, Gr.1) Bred by Edward P. Evans.
QUIET GIANT ($308,339, $250,000 Molly Pitcher Stakes Gr.2) Bred by Edward P. Evans.
CAMP VICTORY ($240,600, $100,000 Lost Angeles Handicap Gr.3) Bred by Atkins Homes, Inc.
DOMINUS ($229,329, $150,000 Dwyer Stakes Gr.2) Bred by Edward P. Evans.
HOT SUMMER ($204,914, $204,914, $102,000 Victory Ride Stakes Gr.3) Bred by Lazy Land Farms, Inc.