The Virginia Gold Cup Races are presented by:

Working at the intersection of business and government, lawyers based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office help clients navigate an increasingly complex legal and regulatory landscape.

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The Virginia Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association (VHBPA) is a non-profit membership organization that represents thoroughbred owners and trainers who race at Colonial Downs. The VHBPA negotiates with the management and ownership of Colonial for race days, dates, and purses, and also provides educational, recreational, health, counseling, and religious programs for back stretch workers.

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The purpose of the Virginia Thoroughbred Association (VTA) is to promote the Thoroughbred horse in the Commonwealth and to serve as an advocate for its contributions to the state's agribusiness economy, as well as to the racing and breeding industry.

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Activity Sponsors:

Official Ticket Outlets

Stop by any Harris Teeter in the Metro DC area and purchase General admission car passes or Members Hill badges at the Service Desk. Place your order for race day pick-up as well!

Hat Contest Sponsor

Best Turned Out Horse 

Official Timer


Tailgate Contest Sponsor

  Horse Ambulance Sponsor

Stable Hospitality
Chairman's Box & Official's Tent Sponsor

Terrier Race Sponsor

Chantilly Air is the D.C. Metro Area’s most established aviation services company providing private aircraft charter, management, maintenance and ground support. With over 28 years of experience, Chantilly Air holds the highest ratings available for their exemplary safety record, superior equipment and adherence to best industry practices. For a free quote on your next private air travel call 800.720.JETS or visit chantillyair.com. Chantilly Air, personalized service when it counts!

Terrier Race Prize Sponsor

Official Providers:

2019 Official Members Hill Caterer

Official  Virginia Wine 

Sponsors info coming soon!

Official Wine

Official Distillery

Official Technology Provider

Official Hotel
Hampton Inn ~ Warrenton, VA

Official Merchandise


Official Towing Company






Race Sponsors

VHBPA VTA Virginia Equine Alliance Marriott Ranch Hogan Lovells