Trainer Stacey Viands, who recently underwent bypass surgery, hopes a Parisian Diva win in Saturday's Sylvia Bishop S. can boost his recovery.
K Town Brass was a determined winner of the Leavitt Stakes Saturday at Charles Town for his third win in five career starts and a useful step towards the WV Breeders Classics.
Some speedy sophomores are set to contest Saturday's Robert G. Leavitt Stakes at Charles Town, among them the undefeated Loving Touch.
Charles Town purses go up by about 17% starting tonight, and local horsemen hope the boost can bring horses and owners back to the track.
Roger Ramey, who helped Charles Town Races attain passage of legislation permitting slot machines, passed away August 1 at the age of 85.
Runnin'toluvya and Moonlit Song are the two best recent Tim Grams trainees, and now he has their siblings, who faced off in a recent race.
Charles Town Races will increase purses by about 17 percent, the result of recent legislation that returns to the track moneys that had earlier been taken from it.
On a recent race day, a pair of 11-year-olds, Moments Notiz and Cherokee Blessing, struck a blow for the older set with back-to-back win at Charles Town.
Trainer Kevin Patterson has logged a 16-race win streak in West Virginia and will send out the favorite in a Mountaineer allowance on Tuesday.
Because of the weekend's predicted extreme heat, Charles Town will move its post time Friday and Saturday back by 45 minutes.
Charlie McIntosh will become Director of Racing, and Elizabeth Rogers is the new Racing Secretary at Charles Town Races.
Charles Town Races fixture John McKee is eagerly anticipating returning to the races following surgery.
Charles Town stalwart Mean Bean is the top runner for trainer Glenn Harrison, who is a mailman by day.
G2 Charles Town Classic winner Runnin'toluvya will hunt his second graded stakes victory in Saturday's G3 Iselin at Monmouth Park.
Parisian Diva nearly pulled off an 11-1 upset in the Alma North on Sunday, opening up plenty of options for trainer Stacey Viands.
Charles Town will add four racing days later in the year to make up for days previously lost to weather, the track announced.
Charles Town Classic winner drops back in to face state-breds Thursday night at Charles Town Races.
Aaron's Tap cruised to a popular score in the $50,000 It's Only Money Stakes Saturday at Charles Town.
Moonlit Song retired, earlier this year, as the richest horse Tim Grams ever trained - but was immediately surpassed by Runnin'toluvya.
Handle on the Charles Town Classic card topped $5.7 million, far surpassing the previous high and propelling a record month for the track.