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.
  • Virginia-breds Win Big Sunday Stakes

    Virginia-breds took center stage nationally Sunday afternoon by winning the day’s two biggest stakes races, held respectively at Del Mar and Monmouth. Stellar Wind, bred by the Keswick Stables and Stone Street Thoroughbred Holdings LLC, captured the Grade III Torrey Pines Stakes on the west coast while Edward Evans’ Valid …Read More »
  • Virginia Handle Figures on the Rise

    (Warrenton, VA—-8/11/15) —- Almost $6 million was wagered on horse races in July via the three advance deposit wagering (ADW) companies authorized to take wagers in Virginia — TVG, Twin Spires, and Xpress Bet. The July handle figures represent the third best month of 2015 for each of the three. TVG led the …Read More »
  • PHOTOS: Virginia-breds on Offer at Saratoga Select

    The Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select sale kicks off tomorrow night. Take a look at the high-quality Virginia-bred and Virginia-owned yearlings on offer at the sales grounds.Read More »
  • 2015 THOROUGHBRED RACE DATES SCHEDULES AND INFORMATION

    The Virginia Equine Alliance fall race day schedule is listed below. Information about each event is listed by the race date. Please continue to scroll down to get information on all the scheduled race days. 2015 Racing Events     SEPTEMBER 19th RACING at LAUREL PARK   THE COMMONWEALTH DERBY …Read More »
  • VBF Yearling Futurity, Sept. 5th at Warrenton Horseshow

    It’s time to gussy up your Virginia-bred or Virginia-Sired yearlings for a chance to win big at the 14th annual $15,000 Virginia Breeder’s Fund Yearling Futurity to be held Saturday, September 5, 2015, at 8:00 a.m. at the Warrenton Horse Show Grounds. Even if you don’t have a yearling to show, …Read More »
 

Virginia Breeders Fund

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