West Virginia Business
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.
The West Virginia Racing Commission has rescinded seven naproxen positives incurred at Charles Town because of differing screening levels employed by different labs.
Charles Town in April recorded the highest per-race wagering in its 84-year history.
A spate of naproxen positives involving shippers to Charles Town has regional horsemen suspecting contamination even as the Racing Commission investigates
The bill, supported by WV Racing United and Charles Town Races, would initiate a source market fee on ADW wagers in the Mountain State.
The Charles Town Classic wagering menu will feature a guaranteed $100,000 Pick Four. The big day is April 22.
This year’s Charles Town Classic will be televised on Fox Sports 2 as part of NYRA’s television package.
Legislation that would enable EquiLottery in West Virginia was introduced today, with 10 delegates signed on.
Racing interests in West Virginia, through WV Racing United, will seek legislation to allow EquiLottery games as part of the state lottery.
Charles Town Races and EquiLottery announced an agreement that can’t hurt — and could help — spread the word about racing in the Mountain State.
Charles Town Races will play host to 166 days of live racing in 2017
Starting December 1, the takeout on Charles Town’s Pick 4 wagers will drop from 22 percent to a low 15 percent.
The annual Sam Huff Charity Breakfast kicks off West Virginia Breeders Classics day October 8 while helping the local community.
Sam Huff’s annual Hall of Fame breakfast takes place Saturday, October 8, the morning of the West Virginia Breeders Classics.
The West Virginia Racing Commission has given Charles Town Races and Mountaineer Park 45 days to apply for NTRA safety and integrity accreditation.
West Virginia Breeders Classics XXX will see purses boosted for most of its races, an overall $90,000 increase versus 2015.
Local horsemen have helped provide thousands of dollars of supplies to people affected by West Virginia’s devastating floods — part of the state “family” helping each other.
Claiming activity in the mid-Atlantic was flat on a month-over-month basis but 2016 to date lags well behind 2015, in our Claimbox report.
West Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Cole called today for an end to Thoroughbred industry subsidies.