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-bred Stakes Schedule: Who to Watch on Saturday

    Here's a quick guide to the Virginia-breds you should be cheering on in this afternoon's races! Valid Bred by Edward Evans Runs at 3:29 in the Grade III Tropical Turf Handicap at Gulfstream in the 7th race. [caption id="attachment_5903" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Valid winning the Grade II Monmouth Cup in July.… Read More »
  • Racing Round-up: VA-breds, VA-trained and VA-owned

    Virginia-bred Aix En Provence won an allowance for owner-breed James Falk last week, bringing her lifetime tally up to five. The 6-year-old daughter of Rock Slide was second in a stake at the same venue last out and made it one better here, nabbing a length victory under a strong… Read More »
  • 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 »
  • 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.