Neither trainer Gerald Coker, Jr. nor owner Gary Hemp has ever won a stake. But undefeated Ihearuknockin has given them reason to dream.
EquiLottery, a lottery game using horse racing results, is trying for the second straight year to get legislative approval to operate in West Virginia.
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races will not run January 12 or 13, both cards lost to track issues caused by the trick weather.
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.
Charles Town Races kicked off its 2018 with the Tri-State Stakes, and William and Mary started the new year just like he ended the old, with an easy win.
The Tri-State Futurity – delayed by a dearth of entries until today – kicks off Charles Town’s 2018 season with William and Mary the horse to beat.
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.
Trainer Jeff Runco won his 4000th race yesterday, it coming at Laurel Park, a remarkable milestone he credited to his horses, owners, and help.
Father James and son John Casey swept the first three spots in Saturday’s Eleanor Casey Memorial Stakes, named for their wife and mother. Plus, PA Nursery resutls.
Trainer James Casey and his son John both will saddle horses entered in the Eleanor Casey Memorial — named for James’s wife — at Charles Town Saturday.
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.
Charles Town for the first time is racing Thanksgiving night — the only North American Thoroughbred track to do so — and hopes for a big wagering night.
Trainer Jeff Runco doesn’t have to look far to be reminded of his sons. Many of his best horses were named in their honor.
Our In Focus guide offers in-depth picks and analysis for Thanksgiving night at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, including the Autumn Hanidcap.
T Rex Express, five times the runner-up in stakes company, broke through in a big way to win the My Sister Pearl Stakes at Charles Town on Saturday.
Romantic Cork, who held on to win the WVBC Distaff last month, will look to strike again in Saturday’s $50,000 My Sister Pearl Stakes at Charles Town.
Veteran Charles Town-based trainer Lee Couchenour has a small stable these days — but a potential star in undefeated sophomore filly Sonde of Music.
The Jeff Runco trainee North Atlantic got the jump on his rival Charitable Annuity and went on to post a one-length win in yesterday’s A Huevo Stakes at Charles Town.
Saturday’s A Huevo Stakes at Charles Town will reconvene the top trio from the WV Breeders Classic in winner Charitable Annuity, North Atlantic, and Weekend Liberty.