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COVERAGE OF CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL ON VA GOLD CUP BLOG

Coverage and photos of this week’s Cheltenham Fesitival can be seen by clicking here.

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VA HORSERACING NEWS HALTS PUBLICATION

VaHorseRacingNews.com has halted publication effective today, February 26, 2014. The website created and edited by former Virginia Thoroughbred Association Executive Director Glenn Petty was first published on July 2, 2013 not long after Petty was surprisingly fired after 30 years of involvement in the Commonwealth’s Thoroughbred industry. “I started the new web page because I […]

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PHOTOS OF THE DAY

 As the sun sets on VAHorseRacingNews.com, the field races down the back straight in the Follow Your Dreams Standard National Hunt Flat Race at Taunton Racecourse on February 18, 2014 in Taunton, England. (Michael Steele/Getty Images)

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VTA STALLION AUCTION POSTPONED

Due to the incoming weather, the Virginia Thoroughbred Association 2014 Annual Stallion Season Auction is being postponed. The new open bidding day will be Tuesday, February 18th Closing bidding will take place on Wednesday, February 19. Only bidders who have placed a bid on  Tuesday, February 18th may participate in the closing  bidding on that specific […]

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VIRGINIA GOLD CUP SIMULCAST BILL PASSES SENATE AND HOUSE

In spite of assertions by Virginia Thoroughbred Association President Wayne Chatfield-Taylor that the breeders’ group would “become more active” in the General Assembly, only the Virginia Gold Cup Association is seeking legislative changes to Virginia’s pari-mutuel laws which would allow the NSA sanctioned meet to simulcast during the live Virginia Gold Cup meet held each […]

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VA-BREDS AT FASIG-TIPTON WINTER MIXED

Led by the $360,000 paid by Gainesway for the 7-year-old mare Hidden Expression, Fasig-Tipton concluded its winter mixed sale Feb. 10 on a solid note, despite the formidable weather conditions that existed in Lexington during the two-day auction. Fasig-Tipton reported 406 horses grossed $13,527,500, with an average price of $33,319 and a median of $16,000. […]

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VIRGINIA-BRED WINNERS FEB. 5-10 2014

Kody With a K (c, 3yo), Stormy Atlantic – Privateers Bay by Allen’s Prospect. B – Corner Farm & Stormy Atlantic Syndice. Delta Downs, 2/5/2014, mdn sp wgt, $17,700, 6.5 f, 1:20.33. ($82,000, yrlg, 2012, ftkoct) Equibase Chart. Lawyer Dave (g, 5yo), Lawyer Ron – Noworriesforme by El Corredor. B – Lady Olivia at North Cliff […]

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VA-BREDS IN TODAY FEB. 11, 2014

(Owner, Breeder) CHARLES TOWN, Race 9, CLM $5,000: #10 Gator Gone Wild (Sam E. English II, Sam E. English II) PARX, Race 3, CLM $7,500: #1 Just Like Juliet (Susan LeBarron, Edward P. Evans); Race 5, CLM $7,500: #4 Love On Line (Luis Calderon, Mrs. C. Oliver Iselin III)

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VA-BREDS IN TODAY FEB. 10, 2014

(Owner, Breeder) AQUEDUCT, Race 2, CLM $16,000: #5 Money Only (Travis and Eddie Racing Stable, William M. Backer) PARX, Race 3, CLM $25,000: #3 Lawyer Dave (Lady Olivia at North Cliff LLC, Lady Olivia at North Cliff LLC)  

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PHOTOS OF THE DAY

Lea and Joel Rosario winning the $500,000 Donn Handicap Gr.1 on February 9, 2014 at Gulfstream Park. (Gulfstream Park Photo)

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VIRGINIA-BREDS IN TODAY FEB. 9, 2014

(Owner, Breeder) OAKLAWN PARK, Race 8, ALW OPT CLM $50,000: #7 All Call (James McIngvale, Morgan’s Ford Farm) PARX, Race 5, CLM $16,000: #2 Street Slang (Barbara Hopkins, Edward P. Evans); Race 6, ALW $46,000: #5 Silver Frame (Willam M. Backer, William M. Backer)

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PHOTOS OF THE DAY

Candy Boy, with jockey Gary Stevens, right, overpowers Chitu, with Martin Garcia, to win the Grade II, $200,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes horse race, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. (AP Photo/Benoit Photo)

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