The Virginia Gold Cup Races are presented by:





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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!


Official Hat Contest Sponsor


Horse Ambulance 


Official Bus Trip

Official Providers:

2017 Official Members Hill Caterer

 Official Inn & Spa


Official Landscaper


Official Merchandise


Official Beer









Race Sponsors

Hogan Lovells Ruthorfoord VHBPA VTA Marriott Ranch