Monthly Archives: April 2021

Virginia’s Horse Breeding and Racing Industry Produces Over $542 Million Economic Impact Edit

RICHMOND, VA – APRIL 12, 2021 – “And they’re off…” When it comes to the horse racing industry in Virginia and the economic impact it is generating, that’s an appropriate metaphor. According to a newly released study, the industry generated an estimated economic impact of $542.1 million in the Commonwealth in 2019.

“What we’re finding… Continue reading

2021 Triple Crown Series Kicks Off With The Kentucky Derby On Saturday May 1

The Kentucky Derby kicks off the Series May 1, followed by the Preakness on May 15 and the Belmont on June 5.

Leading Derby candidate Essential Quality shipped into Churchill Downs on April 5. The Kentucky-bred leads all three-year-old horses in points accumulated from early season… Continue reading