West Virginia Business
Millionaire Runnin’toluvya, winner of the Grade 2 Charles Town Classic and one of the top West Virginia-breds ever, has been retired.
Star of Night, a daughter of Creative Cause who became two-time West Virginia-bred Horse of the Year, has been retired.
As he completes his final week on the job, Charles Town racing head Erich Zimny discusses everything from worst day on the job to best accomplishment.
It’ll be a lucky Friday the 13th as Charles Town Races will have a mandatory payout of its Pick 6 wager, currently with a carryover above $159,000.
Charles Town Races will have a mandatory payout of its Jackpot Pick 6 on Friday, April 1, the track announced.
Overnight purses at Charles Town Races will rise by 10 percent, the track announced, a change taking effect March 23.
With severe mid-Atlantic weather, Charles Town Races has canceled its live racing card for Saturday, March 12.
A pair of Jeff Runco trainees with perfect 2021 records, Muad’dib and Star of Night, share WV-bred Horse of the Year honors.
The 2022 Charles Town Races stakes schedule kicks off April 23 and will include a total of 30 stakes during the course of the year.
Charles Town will race 174 days in 2022, a schedule highlighted by the $1 million Charles Town Classic and $500,000 Charles Town Oaks.
Charles Town Oaks winner R Adios Jersey has been disqualified from that victory after testing with an overage of the anti-inflammatory Flunixin.
Randy Funkhouser, longtime owner, breeder, and Charles Town HBPA board member, passed away Feb. 4.
Mearl Sowers, a longtime member of the Charles Town racing community including as racing secretary, has passed away, the track said.
With severe weather predicted for the Mid-Atlantic Saturday, Charles Town Races has canceled its Saturday, Jan. 29 card and shifted it to Feb. 2.
Charles Town has canceled its live racing card for Saturday, January 22, marking the third straight canceled day of racing at the track.
Charles Town Races has canceled its January 21 race card because of frigid temperatures and the lingering effects of winter weather.
Charles Town has canceled its card for Thursday, Jan. 20 because of the “effects of winter weather” and will move the card to next Wednesday.
Charles Town Races has canceled its January 8 card, the third straight card the track has canceled.
Laurel Park will pause racing through the weekend, the track announced Friday, and Charles Town has canceled its Jan. 7 card.