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


Four 2018 Virginia Yearling Futurity Participants Share $5,000 In Bonus Awards
February 25, 2021
Congratulations to four Virginia-bred/certified horses that competed in the 2018 Yearling Futurity, who will share a $5,000 bonus pool based on career earnings they accumulated through their recently completed 3-year-old racing campaigns. The top earners in bonus winning order were Patriotic Punch ($3,000), Appraised ($ …Read More »
Aging Gracefully: Life In 2021 For The Last Three Known Secretariats
February 24, 2021
The following article appeared at and was written by Patricia McQueen. When the calendar turned the page to 2021 on January 1, all Thoroughbreds officially became one year older. That means that Ball Chairman and Border Run are now 33 years old, while Trusted Company is 32. Why …Read More »
January 2021 Online Betting Handle In Virginia Up 51% Over Prior January's
February 22, 2021
January's online betting handle, generated by Viriginia residents on horse racing, picked up right where it left off in in 2020. A total of $10,690,431 was wagered in January, 2021, compared with $7,053,900 the same month a year prior, good for a solid 51.55% …Read More »
Urban One Teams With Colonial Downs Owner On $517 Million Casino Resort In Richmond
February 22, 2021
The following appeared at on February 21 and was written by Michael Martz. A Black-owned Washington media company is teaming with the owner of a potential rival to propose a $517 million casino resort and live music theater in South Richmond on property now owned by Philip …Read More »
Virginia-Certified Street Lute Captures Wide Country Stakes --- Her Fifth Straight Stakes Win
February 22, 2021
Congratulations to Virginia-Certified Street Lute, who won Saturday's $100,000 Wide Country Stakes at Laurel. The daughter of Street Magician has won these other stakes at Laurel since mid-November: the Xtra Heat, Gin Talking, Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship and Smart Halo. She spent her six month Virginia …Read More »


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 …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 »