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WARRENTON, VA - The VTA announced today that Easter Associates, Inc. has been retained to manage the Virginia Thoroughbred Association with Debbie Easter serving as the new Executive Director.

Easter Associates, Inc. has more than 35 years experience in managing state and national associations. Debbie brings 25 years experience in the thoroughbred industry. The VTA expressed appreciation to their exiting Executive Director, Glenn Petty, for his service. Glenn was instrumental in helping establish programs to create a strong foundation in Virginia.

Excitement is building for Saturday’s opening day at Colonial Downs. Virginia breeders and owners look forward to this meet all year to showcase their horses in the Virginia-bred stakes. The Virginia Breeders Fund awards breeders year round with the largest amount of awards being distributed at Colonial Downs. The 100% owner’s bonus is unmatched anywhere else in the country.  

The VTA is looking forward to building on the momentum generated by the Colonial Downs meet and the positive trends seen nationally to move the breeding industry forward.

For more information, contact: Virginia Thoroughbred Association 434-977-3716 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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