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Victoria Announces Grant of Stock Options

May 19, 2011

Toronto, ON - Victoria Gold Corp. (VIT.TSX-V) - The Board of Directors of Victoria Gold Corp. (the "Company") has granted 325,000 options to employees and a consultant of the Company, in each case under the stock option plan of the Company which was approved by shareholders on August 19, 2010. The options will vest over an 18-month period, have an exercise price of $0.74 and are exercisable for a period of five years from the date of the grant thereof.

About Victoria

Victoria's strategy is to maximize the reward of share price appreciation while minimizing risk. Victoria is focused on adding value per share by advancing its Eagle Gold Deposit toward production while continuing to explore its key projects in the Yukon and Nevada. Maintaining a low risk profile through project diversification, sound financial management, and operating in secure jurisdictions are key priorities for Victoria's management team.

On Behalf of Victoria Gold Corp.

John McConnell
CEO, President & Director

Cautionary Language and Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this discussion, other than statements of historical facts, that address future exploration drilling, exploration activities, anticipated metal production, anticipated dates for the completion of work performed by external consultants, internal rate of return, estimated ore grades, commencement of production estimates and projected exploration and capital expenditures (including costs and other estimates upon which such projections are based) and events or developments that the Company expects, are forward looking statements. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include metal prices, exploration successes, continued availability of capitaland financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

This news release and the information contained herein does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States and securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or exemption from registration.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange, nor its Regulation Services Provider accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.


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