VBF Yearling Futurity August 25 In Warrenton

The Twelfth Annual $15,000 Virginia Breeders Fund Yearling Futurity will be held Saturday, August 25, at 10:00 a.m. at the Warrenton Horse Show Grounds, Warrenton, Virginia.  A complimentary continental breakfast will be provided to all competitors and guests.

The Futurity provides you with three opportunities to earn cash awards for your Virginia-bred or Virginia-sired yearlings:

ü$10,000 in Cash Prizes: $5,000 total prize money in EACH yearling class, colt and filly, paying to sixth place: 1st, $3,000; 2nd, $1,000; 3rd, $500; 4th, $250; 5th, $150; and 6th, $100.

ü$5,000 Bonus:  Any Virginia-bred or Virginia-sired yearling that shows in the 2012 colt or filly futurity class will be eligible to compete for a percentage of a $5,000 bonus.  Bonuses will be awarded to the top four money-earners at the racetrack at the completion of their three-year-old year in 2014.

ü$400 Groom’s Awards: $100 to the groom of the best turned-out yearling in each class (colt and filly) plus $100 to the groom(s) of the champion and reserve champion yearlings.

There is NO ENTRY FEE for current VTA members, but entries mustbe:

üregistered with the Virginia Breeders Fund as either Virginia-bred or Virginia-sired to enter the Futurity.  If you have not registered your yearling with the Fund, you must register by the entry deadline, Wednesday, August 22.    

üentered in the Futurity by the entry deadline of Wednesday August 22No post entries!

üaccompanied by a legible copy of a current Coggins, which will be retained by the VTA Show Secretary.

Links for complete Futurity details and an entry blank including information on reserving stall space are below.  If you are not a VTA member and/or your yearling is not registered with the Virginia Breeders Fund, a membership application and Virginia Breeders Fund registration applications are also enclosed for your convenience.

Not showing a yearling this year?  Please come out to the Warrenton Horse Show grounds to watch the yearlings compete, to support your fellow Virginia Thoroughbred breeders, and to enjoy a complimentary breakfast.  The event is open and complimentary to all our current members. 

Please call our office at 540-347-4313 or email us at vta@vabred.org if you have any questions. 

Virginia-Bred Registration Form: http://www.vabred.org/pdf/vabredreg.pdf

Virginia-Sired Registration Form: http://www.vabred.org/pdf/vasiredreg.pdf