West Virginia Racing
Castle Bound rallied from well back to score a $138 upset in Saturday’s West Virginia Breeders Classic at Charles Town, while favorite Anna’s Bandit took the Cavada.
We dig into the West Virginia Breeders Classics with analysis, picks and previews.
Despite a small stable, trainer Crystal Pickett will send out two morning line favorites in Saturday’s WVBC stakes – our undercard preview.
Defending champ Runnin’toluvya is a strong choice in Saturday’s WVBC Classic, and Anna’s Bandit is odds-on in the Cavada.
Defending champ – and likely strong favorite – Late Night Pow Wow will bypass Saturday’s WVBC Cavada after getting a bit dinged up in her last start.
Several runners in last Saturday’s WV-bred races at Charles Town are eyeing their next moves, and the WV Breeders Classics picture began to grow clearer.
Lady T N T and local rider J. D. Acosta led ’em all the way to post a 37-1 shocker in the Grade 3 Charles Town Oaks Saturday night in the evening’s feature.
Hypothesis and Twirling Owen took the two juvenile stakes Saturday at Charles Town and are aiming at next month’s WV Breeders Classics.
Grade 2 winner Runnin’toluvya is a solid favorite in Saturday’s Gall Memorial Stakes on the Charles Town Oaks undercard.
Locally-based Parisian Diva will try to duplicate Late Night Pow Wow’ 2018 win in the G3 Charles Town Oaks in trainer Stacey Viands’ first graded try.
Fashion Faux Pas is one of 10 sophomore fillies who’ll be vying for their first graded victory in the G3 Charles Town Oaks Saturday.
Parisian Diva was a dominant winner in Saturday’s Sylvia Bishop Memorial at Charles Town and may be headed to next month’s G3 Charles Town Oaks.
Trainer Stacey Viands, who recently underwent bypass surgery, hopes a Parisian Diva win in Saturday’s Sylvia Bishop S. can boost his recovery.
K Town Brass was a determined winner of the Leavitt Stakes Saturday at Charles Town for his third win in five career starts and a useful step towards the WV Breeders Classics.
Some speedy sophomores are set to contest Saturday’s Robert G. Leavitt Stakes at Charles Town, among them the undefeated Loving Touch.
Runnin’toluvya and Moonlit Song are the two best recent Tim Grams trainees, and now he has their siblings, who faced off in a recent race.
On a recent race day, a pair of 11-year-olds, Moments Notiz and Cherokee Blessing, struck a blow for the older set with back-to-back win at Charles Town.
Trainer Kevin Patterson has logged a 16-race win streak in West Virginia and will send out the favorite in a Mountaineer allowance on Tuesday.
Charles Town Races fixture John McKee is eagerly anticipating returning to the races following surgery.