Unrideabull, well beaten last fall in his first try around two turns, carried his speed this time to win the Robert Leavitt Stakes at Charles Town.
Saturday’s Robert Leavitt Stakes at Charles Town offers the winner a WVBC berth – and a spot at the head of the local 3-year-old class.
Eight-year-old Help a Brother and newcomer Prince of the Road may give patient trainer Lewis Craig, Jr. two WV Breeders Classics starters this October.
Eight-year-olds Lucy’s Bob Boy – a millionaire – and Greenway Court make their season bows this evening in a Charles Town allowance.
The annual Race for the Ribbon, held in conjunction with the Grade 3 Charles Town Oaks, raises money for the fight against breast cancer
David Walters trainee Fear the Turtle is very good — sometimes. He’s won three times in blowout fashion — and missed the top three altogether in his other three starts.
This year’s 31st West Virginia Breeders Classics will feature nine races with a combined purse of $1 million, including the $350,00 Classic.
The new jackpot wager Charles Town will offer starting August 17 will carry a takeout of twelve percent.
Veteran Primary Account, now eight, has found the fountain of youth since trainer Tim Collins gave him a year-long vacation.
William R. Lewis, Jr. won over 2,600 races as a jockey — but just 7 so far as a trainer. He’s hoping promising 2-year-old True Heir can get his second career rolling.
A weather event damaged three barns at Charles Town Races last night, but no equine or human injuries were reported.
It took Lion of Mine 47 tries to break his maiden, which he did Thursday at Charles Town. Next up: a retirement to the farm.
For decades the Stehr family has been a fixture at Charles Town and, says trainer Joe Stehr, gets along — “most of the time.”
Aldrin, a three-quarter brother to Tapit by Malibu Moon, will stand stud at West Virginia’s O’Sullivan Farms.
It’s important for a trainer to have people he can trust in key positions. For Ollie Figgins, III his key people are kin: his younger brother and his 21-year-old daughter.
A new rule to increase betting interests eliminates coupled entries at West Virginia’s thoroughbred tracks, but horsemen have concerns.
The West Virginia Racing Commission has rescinded seven naproxen positives incurred at Charles Town because of differing screening levels employed by different labs.
Tim Grams trainee Moonlit Song posted a dominant win in Saturday’s Fancy Buckles Stakes, named for another Grams-trained runner.
Jockey Matt McGowan’s comeback is coming along nicely — and, he says, bringing his career full circle.
Charles Town in April recorded the highest per-race wagering in its 84-year history.