News

Combined OTB & ADW Horse Racing Handle In Virginia Is Up Almost $10 Million Thru July
August 15, 2018
Edit Virginia's handle on horse race wagering is up nearly $10 Million over the same seven month period of a year ago courtesy of increases in both Advance Deposit Wagering (ADW) and Off Track Betting (OTB) handle. In the month of July, the four licensed ADWs — or …Read More »
Thanks To Catholic Boy, Thomas No Longer Racing's Best Secret
August 15, 2018
Edit The following appeared in Thoroughbred Racing News and was written by Bill Finley He was a valued and respected assistant to Todd Pletcher and was hired by Bridlewood Farm as their trainer, which gives him access to their first-class facility in Florida to train not only their horse …Read More »
A Maryland and West Virginia-Bred, Both Virginia Certified Two Year Olds, Win $40,000 Maiden Events At Laurel
August 14, 2018
Maryland-bred No Mo Lady and West Virginia-bred Burnin Ring O Fire, both Virginia Certified horses, captured respective $40,000 maiden special weight sprint races for two year olds August 10th at Laurel. The 5 1/2 furlong turf events were open to Virginia-bred, sired or certified horses. …Read More »
Pair Of Virginia-Bred, Sired & Certified 2 Year Old Maiden Races Set For Laurel On Friday August 10th
August 9, 2018
Two divisions of Virginia-bred, sired and certified two year old sprinters will square off in a pair of 5 1/2 furlong turf events Friday August 10th at Laurel. The races have been carded as the first and fifth, and each carries a $40,000 purse. Candy's …Read More »
Cooney Leads Virginia-Bred Trainer Bonus Standings; 3-Way Tie For Top Spot In Owners Category
August 6, 2018
Trainer/Owner Bonus Award Standings Update For 2018 Virginia-Bred/Sired Events The second series of races in the 2018 Virginia-bred/sired stakes race program being held at Laurel Park is now complete, and updated trainer and owner standings for both bonus award divisions have been announced. The first …Read More »

Events

2018 Virginia Bred/Sired/Certified Race Schedule; New Trainer and Owner Bonuses Added
April 20, 2018
The Virginia Thoroughbred Association and  the Virginia HBPA announced the following Virgnia-Bred/Sired/Certified racing schedule for 2018. A new $20,000 series bonus has been added for both …Read More »
$27,500 VTA Yearling Futurity and Seminar Set for August 29th at the Warrenton Horse Show
April 1, 2018
Get your Virginia-bred, Virginia-Sired or Virginia-Certified yearlings ready for a chance to win big at the 17th annual Virginia Breeder's Fund Yearling Futurity to be held …Read More »