West Virginia Breeding
A trio of West Virginia-breds took their show on the road in the last week, winning at major tracks across the country.
13-year-old Candy One starred on WVBC night at Charles Town. Though a middling racer, she’s an all-star broodmare and the dam of two horses that won Saturday.
Slip the Cable dominated the WVBC Classic yesterday at Charles Town, on a night when the event set a handle record — and he wasn’t the only one to have a good night.
Our state-by-state review of breeding programs continues with West Virginia, whose industry faces casino competition and uncertain state support.
What’s on tap: stakes action at Charles Town and Parx, a big day at Laurel, and a top Midlantic-bred in action.
Four members of October’s Top Midlantic-bred Poll are in action this Breeders’ Cup weekend.
Saturday’s West Virginia Breeders Classics (WVBC) is the state’s “Super Bowl Saturday” of racing, said one participant, and it’s about helping others.
Trainer Jeff Runco hit a rare grand slam Saturday night, taking four stakes on West Virginia Breeders Classics night, including the first three races.
It’s West Virginia Breeders Classics night. Here’s our coverage, in one handy place.
What’s on tap: the West Virginia Breeders Classics, a PA-bred stake, and a Virginia-bred in graded company.
In Saturday’s $150,000 WVBC Cavada, a bevy of contenders look to take charge of Charles Town’s distaff division.
Saturday’s $500,000 WV Breeders Classic will feature yet another clash between Lucy’s Bob Boy and Russell Road — spiced up by a talented supporting cast.
Owner/breeder/trainer John McKee has plenty of reasons to be optimistic in the upcoming West Virginia Breeders Classic.
Grade 1 winners Stellar Wind and Dame Dorothy and Stellar Wind are at the head of the Top Midlantic-bred Poll class for September.
For Ruby Notion — a West Virginia-bred trained by Wesley Ward — the future looks bright after a sharp Monmouth stakes score and a useful trip to England.
Grade 1 winners Dame Dorothy and Stellar Wind top the two divisions of the Top Midlantic-bred Poll for August.
The two Grade 1 winners continue to dominate the polls of three-year-olds and older horses in the Top Midlantic-bred Poll.
Grade 1 winners and Top Midlantic-bred Poll leaders Dame Dorothy and Stellar Wind are both in action this weekend.
A pair of Grade 1 winners — Dame Dorothy and Stellar Wind — top the most recent Top Midlantic-bred Poll, released today.
Down Town Allen, the first West Virginia-bred distaffer to earn more than $1 million, was euthanized Monday as a result of injuries suffered April 18.