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.
  • ADW Licenses Conditionally Approved at Friday’s Racing Commission Meeting

    The licenses of the four ADW companies that do business in Virginia were conditionally approved for renewal as of January 1, 2015 during Friday's Virginia Racing Commission meeting. Twin Spires, TVG, Xpress Bet and Colonial's EZ Play currently are licensed to take wagers from residents of Virginia. The licenses will renew… Read More »
  • UPDATED: Weekend Winners Recap

    UPDATE:  On December 3, the pricey Virginia-bred Hanalei Hailey broke her maiden at Tampa Bay for current connections Stonestreet and Biagi Thoroughbreds. The daughter of Malibu Moon out of the Valid Appeal mare Miz United States was a $160,000 September yearling for breeders Hart Farm. The classy filly caught renowned… Read More »
  • Reminder: Register your VA-bred by Dec. 31

    Don't forget: Register your Virginia-bred before December 31 to avoid additional  fees! To register a Virginia-bred horse, an applicant must submit to the VTA by the Dec. 31 deadline the following: A completed and signed application form for each horse to be registered. Click here for the Virginia Bred Thoroughbred Online Form. A check payable to the Virginia… Read More »
  • It’s Almost Time for the 2015 Stallion Auction!

    Don't forget: The 2015 Stallion Auction on February 10-11 is right around the corner. We have traditionally attracted a really top-notch group of stallions. Last year's list of no-guarantee seasons to quality stallions had an option to suit every mare and every budget from states including Kentucky, Florida, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Indiana and… Read More »
  • VRC Meeting December 12

    The Virginia Racing Commission will meet on Friday, December 12 at 10 A.M. in the Patrick Henry Building in Richmond. Major topics on the agenda include applications for the renewal of ADW licenses for 2015. There will be a five-minute per person public comment period following official business. You can… Read More »

Virginia Breeders Fund

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