News

VTA Welcomes Patricia Ramey As Its Newest Board Member
October 27, 2022
The Virginia Thoroughbred Association is pleased to welcome long-time thoroughbred breeder Patricia Ramey to its Board of Directors. She will be replacing Jim Fitzgerald, who had to resign his seat due to out-of-state work obligations.   Patricia has been involved in Virginia horse racing …Read More »
Amy Moore's South Gate Farm Making Noise from Saratoga to Keeneland
September 5, 2022
Updated: September 1, 2022 at 6:46 pm. This story appeared in Thoroughbred Daily News. Previous Story | Next Story Forte | Susie Raisher By Jessica Martini After a youth spent around horses, Amy Moore took a three-decade long sabbatical from the sport to focus on …Read More »
Virginia Derby® Day to Feature $1 Million in Purses and a $25,000 "Cash Dash” for Fans
September 1, 2022
Day of Family Fun & Cash Dash Drawings Highlight Event on September 6 NEW KENT, Va. (September 1, 2022) - Featuring horses from nationally prominent trainers, Colonial Downs Group is pleased to announce large crowds are expected for the New Kent County Virginia Derby on Tuesday, September 6. The nation's top …Read More »
Colonial Downs, Virginia HBPA to Honor TAA on Virginia Derby Day
August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022 (Lexington, KY): Another successful Colonial Downs race meet will culminate on Virginia Derby Day, highlighted by a dedication to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA). The Kitten's Joy Stakes (G3) will be presented by the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance on Virginia Derby Day. A presentation of a TAA …Read More »
Simply Super, Titoschangedmyluck Capture $150,000 VA-Restricted Stakes in New Kent
August 15, 2022
NEW KENT, Va. (Aug. 9, 2022) - Maxis Stable's Simply Super ($5.00) passed odds on favorite Heldish inside the sixteenth pole to win the $150,000 Hickory Tree Stakes, and Matthew Schera and Lawrence Stable's homebred Titoschangedmyluck ($29.80) split horses in deep stretch to capture …Read More »

Events

2022 Virginia Racing
Click on the race name to access more information. 3/5 - Rappahannock Point-to-Point, Boston 3/19 - Warrenton Hunt Point-to-Point, Warrenton  3/26 - Piedmont Fox Hounds …Read More »
2022 Colonial Downs Stakes Schedule
Check out what's up at Colonial Downs …Read More »
2022 Colonial Downs Racing Season - July through September
Join us July 9 through September 7 for events at Colonial Downs. Click here for the 2022 Colonial Downs Stakes Schedule Click here for the 2022 Colonial Down Racing Season …Read More »
2022 Yearling Futurity
VTA is excited to host the Yearling Futurity again at the Warrenton Horse Show Grounds on Tuesday, September 13. Check your email for updates, or call Betsy Crowell for details …Read More »
2022 Foxfield Races
The 2022 Foxfield Races will be held October 3 in Charlottesville. Click here for more information …Read More »