The Virginia Thoroughbred Association (VTA)
is a 501(c)(5) organization dedicated to promoting 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.

News

International Gold Cup Set For Saturday Oct. 24; Entries Are Available
October 22, 2020
The 2020 International Gold Cup Races will be held at Great Meadow Racecourse in the Plains on Saturday October 24. The first of ten races will go to post at 12 Noon. A list of entries and other material can be found at the link here: https://www.nationalsteeplechase.com/ …Read More »
Largent Jumps Up Late to Snatch $75,000 Bert Allen Victory
October 10, 2020
Embolden Popular Winner of $75,000 Punch Line McCarthy Wins Three of Five Virginia-Bred Turf Stakes Friday Live Racing Returns with 10-Race Card Saturday at 12:40 P.M. LAUREL, MD - Twin Creeks Racing Stables and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners' stakes winner Largent saved ground all the way around, …Read More »
Middleburg Fall Races Set For Saturday October 10
October 8, 2020
Nine races with purses totaling $115,000 are up for grabs at Saturday's Virginia Fall Races at Glenwood Park in Middleburg, as the National Steeplechase Association (NSA) returns to the Old Dominion for the second straight week. Because of ongoing Covid-19 protocols, the event will be run without …Read More »
Five $75,000 Turf Stakes For Virginia-Bred/Sired Horses Highlight Racing Action at Laurel Friday October 9
October 7, 2020
Five turf stakes for Virginia-bred/sired horses, each with a purse of $75,000, highlight Friday's (October 9) nine race card at Laurel. The stakes were originally scheduled to be run September 2 at Colonial Downs but since the meet ended prematurely due to Covid-related issues, were …Read More »
Virginia-Breds Holly Hundy, Lenstar Continue To Propser In Late September
September 29, 2020
Two Virginia-Bred horses saw their earnings surge into new six-digit levels courtesy of wins this past weekend. Holly Hundy's victory at Santa Anita pushed her career bankroll to $206,713 while Lenstar's allowance score at Belmont pushed his to $300,767. The pair were both bred …Read More »

Events

International Gold Cup Races
September 5, 2020
International Gold Cup Races Saturday, October 24 12:30 pm Great Meadow Race Course, The Plains, Virginia (540) 347-2612 Fax: (540) 349-1829 www.vagoldcup.com …Read More »
Virginia Fall Races
September 4, 2020
Virginia Fall Races Saturday, October 10 1:00 pm Glenwood Park, Middleburg, Virginia (540) 687-9797 Fax: (540) 687-5811 fax www.vafallraces.com …Read More »
Foxfield Fall Races
September 3, 2020
Foxfield Fall Races Sunday, October 4 1:30 pm Charlottesville, Virginia (434) 293-9501 Fax: (434) 293-8169 fax www.foxfieldraces.com …Read More »
Blue Ridge Hunt Point to Point
September 2, 2020
Blue Ridge Hunt Point to Point Saturday, September 19 1:00 pm Woodley Farm, Berryville, Virginia (540) 636-0500 (540) 974-0500 www.blueridgehunt.org …Read More »
Old Dominion Hounds Point to Point
September 1, 2020
Old Dominion Hounds Point to Point Saturday, September 12 12:00 noon Ben Venue Farm, Ben Venue, Virginia (540) 364-4573 (540) 636-1507 olddominionhounds.com …Read More »