In the wake of a “stay-at-home” order issued by WV Gov. Jim Justice, Charles Town Races announced today it would cease live racing “until further notice.”
For the second straight day, the coronavirus has prompted Charles Town to cancel its racing while it seeks permission to run going forward.
Charles Town Races has canceled its March 18 card following an executive order by Gov. Jim Justice closing casinos.
After a decadelong fight, the West Virginia Legislature last week approved advance deposit wagering with four percent of handle going back to the industry.
Two Charles Town-based trainers – Glenn Harrison and Michael Jones, Jr. – recorded their first career stakes wins in January with big upsets.
Fresh off a six-win season, Sherwood Lady started 2020 in style with a front-running score in Charles Town’s White Alley Stakes.
With a perfect setup and a game effort, Mean Bean blew up the toteboard in winning Saturday’s Mint Mission Overnight Stakes at Charles Town Races.
Clubman, owner of two stakes wins at bullring tracks, is the tepid morning line favorite in Saturday’s $35,000 Mint Mission at Charles Town Races.
Late Night Pow Wow, the WV-bred who won the Charles Town Oaks and Barbara Fritchie, has been retired, her trainer said Wednesday.
With six months in the job, Charles Town Racing Secretary Elizabeth Rogers is earning plaudits from coworkers and trainers alike.
B’s Wild Cork won her second straight stake Saturday at Charles Town, rallying from the rear to take the My Sister Pearl Stakes.
B’s Wild Cork upset the WVBC Roger Ramey Distaff last month – at odds of 8-1 – and is favored to back that up in Saturday’s My Sister Pearl Stakes.
The West Virginia Racing Commission announced it willhire an equine medical director, establish a medical review board, and take other equine-safety steps.
The first time around three turns was no problem for Penguin Power, who led throughout to win the 9-furlong A Huevo Stakes at Charles Town Races.
The top five from the West Virginia Breeders’ Classic all return — but Onion Juice winner Penguin Power is favored in the A Huevo Stakes Saturday.
After Hypothesis’ win in October’s WV Moscarelli Memorial Breeders’ Classic, we caught up with winning trainer Crystal Pickett about a horse she calls “one of the family.”
Boundtobebad made it look ever so easy in the West Virginia Futurity Saturday night, winning by 11 lengths to remain undefeated.
Boundtobebad was awfully good in the WVBC three weeks ago and will look to double up in Saturday’s West Virginia Futurity at Charles Town Races.
The euthanized Mountaineer Park horse dumped in a landfill raises troubling questions, opines Teresa Genaro. Why won’t anyone in the industry answer them?