West Virginia Business
Charles Town-based Jockeys Christian Hiraldo and Guillermo Rodriguez were sentenced recently on cocaine possession charges.
The West Virginia Racing Commission Thursday approved Charles Town’s 2019 stakes schedule — despite some of the same misgivings it had when it delayed approval last year.
In 2019 Charles Town will race 60 days from January 9 through April 20 on a Wednesday-Saturday schedule, the track has announced.
The 18th Annual Track Superintendents Field Day, a networking and educational event for track supers, will take place at Charles Town Races in June 2019.
Charles Town Races will add 11 days to its live racing calendar this year to make up for days lost to weather through the winter.
The Charles Town Classic Million Dollar Challenge is free to enter, and if you pick 11 races correctly, you’ll share in $1 million!
The family of jockey Carlos Castro, hit by a train last month, is thankful he survived – but facing a daunting future.
As a result of Wednesday’s winter storm, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has canceled its Thursday live racing card.
With winter storm blowing through the mid-Atlantic region, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has canceled its Wednesday live racing card.
With winds howling throughout the region, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has canceled its Friday night card.
In West Virginia, pro-racing legislation that advocates call a matter of fairness cruised through the state Senate Wednesday afternoon and heads to the House.
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has announced its finalized 2018 racing calendar, which includes 162 days of live racing.
The 2018 stakes schedule at Charles Town looks very much like the 2017 slate, with one race getting a new name. Say hello to the Dance to Bristol Stakes…
Less than two weeks after voting against Charles Town’s 2018 stakes schedule, the state Racing Commission today voted to approve it.
The WV Racing Commission rejected the Charles Town stakes schedule, endangering the CT Classic. The Commission should reverse course and save the Classic.
EquiLottery, a lottery game using horse racing results, is trying for the second straight year to get legislative approval to operate in West Virginia.
Charles Town Races will not run Thursday, January 11, the track announced, as a result of the effect of the freeze-thaw cycle on the racing strip.
With Charles Town set to open its 2018 season on January 10, horsemen and management alike are looking ahead with some optimism.
The 2018 stakes schedule at Charles Town was put on hold by the state Racing Commission today amid concern that the CT Classic purse of $1.2 million is too high.
Charles Town Races will race on a four-day-per-week schedule in 2018 through April 21; the remainder of the racing calendar will be set later.