Virginia Breeding

Virginia Breeding

Virginia stakes gazette

Tomorrow’s big card at Laurel Park includes five Virginia stakes, including the Bert Allen, named for trainer Ferris Allen’s late father.

Rose Brier holds on to win Ned Evans

Talented Rose Brier ran his record to four-for-four in Maryland with a length win in today’s Edward P. Evans Stakes at Pimlico.

Bill Backer’s lasting legacy

Ad exec-horse breeder-conservationist Bill Backer, who died May 13, was a “renaissance man” whose legacy, friends said, will be felt for generations.

Va-bred Valid takes G3 Skip Away

Valid, the hard-hitting Virginia-bred trained by Marcus Vitali, controlled throughout to win today’s G3 Skip Away Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

VTA stallion auction offers huge variety

The Virginia Thoroughbred Association (VTA) has nearly 120 stallion seasons on offer for its annual two-day auction, which begins Wednesday.

On tap: Weekend stakes

What’s on tap: a Top Midlantic-bred tackles graded rivals, and more.

Midlantic weekend stakes wrap

In our Midlantic weekend stakes wrap: Valid and Aye a Song win, and Stiffed rallies for third.

On tap: Weekend stakes

What’s on tap: a regional stake, a Top Midlantic-bred, and a region-bred in graded company.

On tap: Weekend stakes

What’s on tap: the West Virginia Breeders Classics, a PA-bred stake, and a Virginia-bred in graded company.

September’s Top Midlantic-bred Poll

Grade 1 winners Stellar Wind and Dame Dorothy and Stellar Wind are at the head of the Top Midlantic-bred Poll class for September.




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