September 25, 2023
Please click on the link below to find a list of the VA Certified yearlings in the Timonium Sale. …Read More »
A Pair of Timbercreek Farm's Virginia-Certified Fillies dominate the 2023 Virginia Breeders Fund Yearling Futurity
September 22, 2023
The 22nd annual Virginia Breeders Fund Yearling Futurity was held September 5 at the Warrenton Horse Show Grounds which again saw solid participation from over twenty different breeders who were competing for $40,000 in awards. The prize money was distributed that day in each of four classes --- VA-Bred/ …Read More »
Shenandoah Downs Prepares to Usher In 7-Week Fall Harness Racing Season this Saturday September 16
September 12, 2023
Shenandoah Downs will open its eighth fall season of pari-mutuel harness racing on Saturday September 16 at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds in Woodstock and continue its 7-week "Harness the Mountain Magic” campaign through October 29. Racing will take place every Saturday and Sunday at 1 PM. The track …Read More »
Karamanos, Chambeau Among the Stars on Commonwealth Champions Day Sept. 2 at Colonial Downs
September 5, 2023
The best and brightest horses representing the Virginia breeding and certified program were on display September 2 in Commonwealth Champions Day at Colonial Downs. Five stakes for varying ages and over multiple distances were presented as part of a 10-race card at the New Kent track. Among the top …Read More »
Virginia Derby to Run on a Saturday This Year; Big Crowd Expected for Day of Family Fun
September 1, 2023
Lots of excitement, special features, and premier horse racing are on tap for the 20th running of the New Kent County Virginia Derby on Saturday, September 9. The nation's top 3-year-old turf horses will compete on the widest turf course in North America. The day will …Read More »


Colonial Downs Opening Day Picnic
LUNCH IS ON US! Thursday, August 13 at Colonial Downs. For more information, contact Kim Buswell at …Read More »
Enjoy the suites at Colonial Downs
New this year, VTA & VHBPA members will have access to two horsemen's suites on the 4th floor (Suites #4 & #5). To receive your wristband and access to the suites, …Read More »
2023 Colonial Downs Stakes Schedule
Check out what's up at Colonial Downs …Read More »
Opening Day of Shenandoah Downs 7-week spring harness racing season
Opening day of Shenandoah Downs 7-week spring harness racing season in Woodstock starts April 1, 2023. …Read More »
The Virginia Thoroughbred Association Championship Awards Presentations
Looking forward to seeing everyone at the VTA 2022 Championship Awards on Friday, May 5th! The Awards Presentations will be held at Great Meadow in The Plains, 5089 Old Tavern …Read More »