Charles Town adds three days of live racing
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Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has added three new days to its 2019 live racing calendar following approval at the West Virginia Racing Commission meeting this morning.
All of the newly added days will take place on Wednesdays, with those specific dates being November 6, November 13 and November 20. The first race on all of the Wednesday cards is scheduled for Charles Town’s standard 7:00 P.M. EST start time.
Charles Town is currently scheduled to conduct live racing on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights until the aforementioned Wednesday, November 6 program. Live racing continues at Charles Town through December 21.
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