• STALLION AUCTION TO BE HELD, TUESDAY FEBRUARY 13TH FROM 10:00 A.M – 8:00 P.M.

    Looking for great deals on seasons for your 2018 matings?  Be sure to participate in the VTA’s annual stallion season auction, held February 13th and 14th. It’s worth the wait, the VTA has the most comprehensive list of NG seasons around.

    The available  stallion season list and bidding procedures are posted.  Make sure to check the stallion listings frequently as the list is updated daily through February 14th.  STALLION LIST

    On February 13th, the VTA will accept bids by telephone from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m EST.  NO NEW BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER 8:00 P.M. Tuesday. Only the top five bidders on each stallion season will be allowed to continue bidding Wednesday, February 14th. After the auction is completed we will publish a list of available seasons which will be posted on the website Thursday, the 15th.

    Do you like to book your seasons earlier than February? Give us a call and let us try and save you money on NG or Stand and Nurse Seasons 434-977-3716 (ask for Debbie).

     

  • Virginia Racing Commission Meeting Scheduled for December 14th

    Notice is given that a meeting of the Virginia Racing Commission will be held on Thursday December 14, 2017 at 1:00, in Courtroom B of the Tyler Building, located at 1300 East Main Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219.

    Agenda

    1. Call to Order
    2. Election of Chairman for 2018
    3. Election of Vice Chairman for 2018
    4. Approval of the November 14th meeting minutes
    5. New Business
    a. 2018 ADW License Renewals
    i. Twinspires
    ii. TVG
    iii. Xpressbet
    iv. NYRAbets
    b. Request for Approval of the VTA Breeders Fund Budget for 2018
    c. Request for Approval of the VHHA Breeders Fund Budget for 2018
    d. Request for Approval of the Virginia Equine Alliance’s Budget for 2018
    e. Request for Approval of the Thoroughbred Breeder and Stallion Award Totals for 2017
    f. Report on the Virginia Horse Racing Industry Strategic Planning Committee
    g. Discussion and Consideration of the Virginia Horse Racing Industry Strategic Plan
    h. Report from the Virginia Equine Alliance (VEA)
    i. OTB Development
    ii. Update on Virginia Certified Program
    6. Public Comment Period*
    7. Commissioners’ Comments
    8. Closed Session (if necessary)
    9. Adjournment
    *Five minute public comment, per person, with the exception of any open disciplinary or application file. Persons desiring to participate in the meeting and requiring special accommodations or interpretative services should contact the Commission at (804) 966-7400 at least ten days prior to the meeting so that suitable arrangements can be made for an appropriate accommodation. The Department fully complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.