West Virginia Business
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.
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.
Having canceled its Jan. 6 card because of impending weather, Charles Town Races will add a card Jan. 12 and shift the canceled races to that day.
With snow in the forecast for Thursday evening, Charles Town Races has canceled its Jan. 6 card, which was to be the first of the year.
The Charles Town Races Pick 6 will have a mandatory payout day December 18, which is also the final day of the 2021 season.
Charles Town Races will kick off its 2022 season January 6, the track announced, and while it’s slated to run 220 days, negotiations on that are ongoing.