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Virginia Gold Cup Saturday, May 4

Register HERE for the Virginia Gold Cup

Saturday, May 4, 2024 • 11 am

Great Meadow Race Course, The Plains, Virginia

The VTA and VHBPA invite you to join your friends and fellow horsemen for the International Gold Cup in the Horseman’s Tent* on Members Hill.

Food Service Opens at Noon • Cash-only Bar Available

Tickets are $50/person, available to VTA and VAHPBA members. Purchase up to FOUR tickets for the Members Hill passes; includes lunch and parking passes .

Please register by Thursday, April 25, 2024.

For more information contact Christy Jenkins at

*The Owners Tent and VTA Tent are combined again. Owners who have a horse(s) entered that day will receive credentials from the Gold Cup office for free admission to the tent.

2024 Stallion Auction Feb. 14 & 15

Be sure to participate in the VTA’s annual stallion season auction, held February 14-15. The VTA has the most comprehensive list of NG seasons around; our stallion listings are updated daily and can be viewed here.

On Wednesday, February 14 the VTA will accept bids by phone 10 am-8 pm EST. NO NEW BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER 8 pm Wednesday. Only the top five bidders on each stallion season will be allowed to continue bidding Thursday, February 15. After the auction is completed, a list of available seasons which will be posted on the VTA website.

For more information and to pre-register to bid, click here.