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.
  • VTA Board Member Anne Tucker, Named Thoroughbred Charities Award of Merit Winner

    THOROUGHBRED CHARITIES OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES MAY AWARD OF MERIT WINNERS   LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thoroughbred Charities of America has announced the recipients of its Award of Merit honored at breeders associations’ awards ceremonies in May. Launched in January, in celebration of its 25th anniversary, nearly 20 recipients will be honored …Read More »
  • Recap of May 12th Racing Commission Meeting

    The meeting was called to order by Chairman Reynolds at 10:00 AM; all Commission members were present. Chairman Reynolds read a statement regarding the failure of source market fee payment from Colonial Downs and EZHorseplay to the Majority Horsemens group, Virginia Horsemens Benevolence and Protective Association (VAHBPA). In the statement, …Read More »
  • VA-breds at Timonium: Conformation and Breeze Shots

    The Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training sale kicks off today with a number of Virginia-breds cataloged. Check out their breeze shots and conformation below! You can follow along with results on the Fasig-Tipton website.Read More »
  • Racing Commission To Hold Working Meetings

    The Virginia Racing Commission has scheduled two open working meetings on May 28th and June 9th.  At the May 12th Commission meeting Chairman Sarge Reynolds expressed a desire to resurrect the Commission’s committee system to help assist growing  race days in the state. The May 28th meeting will focus on …Read More »

    Don’t stress over organizing a Gold Cup tailgate, join us for fun and wagering in the Turf Club on Derby day. We are near the paddock and the race viewing is superb. It’s a great way to entertain your clients but don’t wait until the last minute to get tickets. …Read More »

Virginia Breeders Fund

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