West Virginia Business
Charles Town Races has come under fire this year for a spate of breakdowns, but trainers and jockeys at the track said it’s not the racing strip itself that’s to blame.
With a lack of entries the culprit, Charles Town Races has canceled its Saturday evening card April 3.
West Virginia’s Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs will hold a virtual Women in Racing panel Thursday, March 25.
Charles Town chief steward Danny Wright retired Dec. 19, ending a 50-year career that saw him win 12 graded stakes as a jockey before years in the stand.
Despite the challenges of the pandemic, Charles Town Races ended its 2020 season Saturday with substantial gains in wagering.
Charles Town Races has canceled its Thursday card, the track announced — the second straight canceled card.
Charles Town unveiled a 2021 stakes schedule that includes, for the second time, running the Charles Town Classic and Oaks on the same day.
With a winter storm hitting much of the East Coast hard, Charles Town Races has canceled its evening card.
With Covid-19 cases in its jockeys’ room, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races will not host live racing this weekend, the second straight.
We spend a few minutes with Georgiana Pardo, president of Aftercare Charles Town, an organization which helps horsemen find homes for their retiring horses.
The sudden passing of Charles Town trainer Leslie Condon affects more than three dozen horses in her care, and the community is taking action.
Necessity being the mother of invention, Charles Town Races will for the first time hold its two graded races, the Classic and Oaks, on the same card.
Leslie Condon, a trainer at Charles Town Races and CTHBPA board member, passed away unexpectedly Thursday at age 49.
The Charles Town Classic and Charles Town Oaks, the two graded races on the track’s calendar, drew robust nominations for their 2020 renewals August 28.
In its Thursday card, Charles Town will have a carryover of more than $35,000 in the Pick 5, which kicks off in race four.
Natural Attraction scored at first asking to be the first winner for new sire Golden Years as Charles Town hosted its first two baby races of 2020.
The Charles Town Classic and Oaks will share a date this year – August 28 – and both will go for smaller purses in 2020, the former’s reduced to $600,000.
Charles Town Races announced Monday that it would start allowing spectators in the first-floor grandstand effective June 22.
After a nearly-two-month break, Charles Town Races is now scheduled to resume live racing on May 14.