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Charles Town to see 17% purse hike

Charles Town to see 17% purse hike

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.

Barbara Jo Rubin, modest pioneer, feted at Charles Town

Barbara Jo Rubin, modest pioneer, feted at Charles Town

Fifty years later, Barbara Jo Rubin – “First girl jockey ever to win a race in the US,” according to the offical win photo – returned to Charles Town Friday to be honored for her historic win.

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