News

Doc Cebu Goes For Title In International Gold Cup
October 23, 2018
The following piece was written by Don Clippinger and appeared at www.nationalsteeplechase.com. Wagering will be available on Saturday's combined steeplechase and flat card at Great Meadow itself (both manned teller stations and self bet terminals available), at the four Virginia Bets OTBs and nationally via www.XpressBet. …Read More »
Wagering On The Menu At Steeplechase Meets; Gold Cup Up Next At Great Meadow Oct. 27
October 18, 2018
The following was written by Don Clippinger and appeared in Thoroughbred Daily News. Fans can bet at the Gold Cup in The Plains, Virginia on October 27th and also at the four Virginia Bets OTBs --- in Richmond, Henrico, Chesapeake and Collinsville. While betting has not been a major component of …Read More »
West Virginia-Bred & Virginia Certified Burnin Ring O Fire Wins First Three Career Starts
October 16, 2018
West Virginia-bred Burnin Ring O Fire, a two-year-old Virginia Certified horse, won his third straight race this past Saturday (October 13th) in a $75,000 stakes at Charles Town. After kicking off his career with a three length win August 10th in a $40,000 maiden …Read More »
Fall Full of Savings/NTRA
October 10, 2018
The NTRA has issued their October 2018 newsletter providing readers with discounts via partner programs that in turn provide a percentage of each sale back to thoroughbred racing.   Checkout the online version of the newsletter. …Read More »
With National Aspirations, Colonial Zeroes In On 2019 Dates
October 9, 2018
By T. D. Thornton; this article appeared in the Thoroughbred Daily News on October 8th When Colonial Downs reopens for 15 days of live Thoroughbred racing in 2019 for the first time in six years, its race meet will occupy a new slot on the calendar different from the June/ …Read More »

Events

New Exhibit Honoring Penny Chenery To Open At The Meadow During State Fair Of Virginia
September 19, 2018
NEW EXHIBIT HONORING PENNY CHENERY TO OPEN AT THE MEADOW, BIRTHPLACE OF SECRETARIAT, AT STATE FAIR OF VIRGINIA For immediate release:  Sept. 18, 2018 She was revered as …Read More »
Next Virginia Racing Commission Meeting Scheduled
September 17, 2018
NOTICE OF MEETING Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. STATE CORPORATION COMMISSION TYLER BUILDING COURTROOM A 1300 EAST MAIN STREET RICHMOND, VA 23219 Notice is given that …Read More »
Virginia-Bred & Sired Stakes At Laurel Have Been Moved Back To Sunday September 23rd
September 10, 2018
Here is a key release from the Maryland Jockey Club that affects Virginia-bred stakes on Commonwealth Day at Laurel. The Virginia stakes have been moved back one day and …Read More »
Jonathan Thomas Seminar Videos From August 29th
August 29, 2018
We had a record number of entries and a great turn out for the Yearling Futurity on August 29th. Jonathan Thomas was kind enough to judge our entries during the …Read More »
2018 Virginia Bred/Sired/Certified Race Schedule; New Trainer and Owner Bonuses Added
April 20, 2018
The Virginia Thoroughbred Association and  the Virginia HBPA announced the following Virgnia-Bred/Sired/Certified racing schedule for 2018. A new $20,000 series bonus has been added for both …Read More »