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 Equine Alliance is a non-profit, 501 (c) 6 organization comprised of the Virginia Harness Horse Association, the Virginia Horsemen’s Benevolent & Protective Association, the Virginia Gold Cup Association, and the Virginia Thoroughbred Association. The purpose of the Alliance is to sustain, promote, and expand the horse breeding and horse racing industries in the Commonwealth of Virginia

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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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M.C. Dean, Inc. is the nation’s premier electrical design-build and systems integration firm for complex, mission-critical organizations.  

M.C. Dean’s capabilities include electrical, electronic security, telecommunications, life-safety, instrumentation and control, and command and control systems.

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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 
For more than 70 years, Northwest Federal has provided valuable financial products and services for our members. As your lifetime financial partner, we’ll be there for you when you need us—from your childhood savings account to retirement savings plans. You can count on us to make a difference in our members’ lives and in the communities we serve.

Official Timer


Best Dressed Sponosr

Tailgate Contest Sponsor

Stable Hospitality

Horse Transport 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

Chairman's Box & Official's Tent Sponsor

Official Providers:

2019 Official Members Hill Caterer

Official  Virginia Wine 

Official Wine

Official Distillery

Official Technology Provider

Official Hotel
Hampton Inn ~ Warrenton, VA

Official Merchandise


Official Towing Company

Medical Services Provider




Race Sponsors

VHBPA Hogan Lovells VTA MC Dean Virginia Equine Alliance Marriott Ranch