Tickets on Sale April 3rd for Colonial Downs Summer Meet
March 28, 2023
Racing is back this summer in New Kent, VA. The track will be open starting on July 13th and will run Thursdays through Saturdays until September 9th. The races will start every day at 1:30PM. Tickets are available starting at 12PM on April 3rd. The track is open to …Read More »
Piedmont Fox Hounds Point-To-Point Recap
March 27, 2023
The Piedmont Fox Hounds Point-to-Point took place on March 25th, at the historic Salem Racecourse in Upperville, VA. The card was made up of eight races, ranging from a mile and a quarter to three and a half miles around the track. This meet is important to local …Read More »
Special 'Secretariat Bourbon' Includes Mash Made with Grain from Meadow Event Park
March 23, 2023
Originally Posted on on 3/21/23 RICHMOND, VA. — In honor of the 50th anniversary of Virginia-native Secretariat winning the Triple Crown, Virginia ABC stores will be releasing "Secretariat Reserve Straight Bourbon" from Ragged Branch Distillery in Charlottesville. Virginia ABC will offer Secretariat Reserve Straight Bourbon from …Read More »
Visiting the James River Horse Foundation in Goochland, VA
March 20, 2023
Newest Member of the Virginia Equine Alliance, and recent Lock Haven University graduate Aidan Turnage-Barney recently visited the James River Horse Foundation in Goochland, VA these were his thoughts. Those of us who love horses know that there is a special magic between a girl and her horse. It' …Read More »
Virginia Thoroughbred Association Welcomes New Officers, Board Members 
March 14, 2023
Virginia Thoroughbred Association (VTA) Executive Director Debbie Easter welcomed 2023 Officers and Board members --- both new ones and those whose terms had expired --- at the most recent VTA Board meeting held at the Warrenton office.  Three-year-old Forte, early favorite in the 2023 Kentucky Derby, was bred by VTA …Read More »


2023 VTA March Board Meeting
The VTA Board meeting will be held on March 28, in Warrenton. Board members will receive information by email. …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 Assocation 2022 Championship Awards Presentations will be held on Friday, May 5, 2023
The Virginia Thoroughbred Association 2022 Championship Awards will be presented on Friday, May 5, 2023, at Great Meadows from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. To RSVP or for more …Read More »
Spring 2023 Gold Cup May 6, 2023
We hope you plan to join your fellow VTA Members for the 2023 Virginia Gold Cup on May 6, 2023. Be sure to RSVP by April 16th as space is …Read More »
2022 Virginia Racing
Click on the race name to access more information. 3/5 - Rappahannock Point-to-Point, Boston 3/19 - Warrenton Hunt Point-to-Point, Warrenton  3/26 - Piedmont Fox Hounds …Read More »