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.

Race Results

2021 Stallion Season Auction

News

2020 Online Betting Handle On Horse Racing In Virginia Rose 56% Over Prior Year
January 13, 2021
A Covid-pandemic world changed the way horseplayers wagered in 2020. When much of the industry came to a standstill in mid-March, a handful of tracks still operating reaped benefits as a move to online wagering became the new norm. Handle figures from Virginia's four partner Advance Deposit …Read More »
2020 Virginia Breeders Fund Awards Pay 40% For Wins at Tracks in North America
January 12, 2021
Virginia-bred Largent's three stakes and two allowance wins in 2020 triggered an $81,738 Virginia Breeders Fund bonus award for Lazy Lane Farm in Upperville, tops among any horse and breeding farm in the Commonwealth. Virginia Breeders awards took a big step forward in 2020, averaging 40% of …Read More »
Virginia Racing Continues To Move Forward --- Newest Rosie's Gaming Emporium Opened In Dumfries January 8
January 8, 2021
Dumfries, VA - January 8, 2021 - At a ceremonial outdoor and socially distanced ribbon cutting, Colonial Downs Group announced today that Rosie's Gaming Emporium is now open in Dumfries, Va. Rosie's, located in the Triangle Shopping Plaza convenient to Interstate 95, features 150 slots-like gaming machines, simulcast horse …Read More »
Four VA-Certified Horses From Ingleside Training Win On New Years Week
January 7, 2021
The last few days of 2020 and first few of 2021 saw a total of 17 Virginia-Certified horses reach the winners circle, including four that spent their six-month residency in the Commonwealth at Woodbery Payne's Ingleside Training Center in Montpelier Station — War Tocsin, My My Girl, Left …Read More »
2021 Point-to-Point Dates, Sanctioned Steeplechase Meet Dates & More
January 6, 2021
It may only be January, but we are thinking spring! The Virginia Point-to-Point racing season schedule is available now at centralentryoffice.com as is the list of National Steeplechase Association (NSA) sanctioned meets that will be held in the Commonwealth. The season kicks off Saturday March 6 with …Read More »

Events

2021 Virginia Stallion Season Auction - February 10, 2021
January 7, 2021
Virginia Stallion Season Auction | February 10, 2021 Save money and buy No Guarantee seasons at the Virginia Stallion Season Auction February 10th. Check out our large list of quality seasons …Read More »
2021 Rosie's Dumfries - Opening January 8, 2021
January 6, 2021
2021 Rosie's Dumfries Media Preview: January 5, 2021 Public Opening: January 8, 2021 18069 Triangle Shopping Plaza, Dumfries, Virginia 22026 …Read More »
2021 Virginia Gold Cup - May 1, 2021
January 5, 2021
2021 Virginia Gold Cup  May 1, 2021 vagoldcup.com …Read More »
2021 Colonial Downs Racing Season - July-September, 2021
January 4, 2021
2021 Colonial Downs Racing Season July 19 - September 1, 2021 Colonial Downs Racetrack, New Kent, Virginia …Read More »
2021 Yearling Futurity - September 1, 2021 (tentative)
January 3, 2021
2021 VTA Yearling Futurity (tentative) September 1, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Warrenton Horse Shows Grounds, Warrenton, Virginia …Read More »