Charles Town

Barbara D. Livingston
Tequilita is 2 for 3 in seven-furlong races, including a win in the Grade 2 Forward Gal at Gulfstream.
A combination of speed, stamina, and agility makes Tequilita the likely favorite for Saturday's Grade 3 Charles Town Oaks.Full Story >>
September 21, 2017
The Pink Ribbon took some cutting this year. The only one of the six stakes on the undercard of the Grade 3 Charles Town Oaks not restricted to West Virginia-breds was worth $100,000 in 2016 but is just a $50,000 race this year. Nevertheless, the ...
September 16, 2017
Two jockeys were taken to the hospital and a horse was euthanized as the result of a five-horse spill in the sixth race at Charles Town on Friday night.
August 27, 2017
Moonlit Song continued an outstanding 2017 campaign Saturday night, picking up her sixth win in her last seven starts in the $51,100 Sylvia Bishop Memorial Stakes at Charles Town.
August 16, 2017
Charles Town will begin offering a jackpot pick six wager called the Charles Town 6-12 on Thursday evening. The latter part of the name refers to the bet's 12 percent takeout.
July 27, 2017
Charles Town Races in West Virginia will debut a jackpot pick six bet with a 12 percent takeout on its Aug. 17 card, the track announced on Thursday.
April 20, 2017
Even without a calendar, the signs of April are obvious. The Cubbies are losing games again. The cala lilies have been in glorious bloom. And Imperative is heading to West Virginia for the Charles Town Classic. It is hard to imagine a world without ...
April 15, 2015
For Saturday’s Charles Town Classic, Shared Belief will be traveling by plane for the first time since he was a young horse heading West from his Kentucky birthplace. He will be asked to handle his first deepish, Eastern racing surface. He will also be ...
July 15, 2014
Susie Schramm, who lives on her horse farm in Shepherdstown, W.V., got a call from animal control, explaining they had a horse that was in really bad shape. They asked if she could pick him up and take him to a veterinarian for an evaluation. She ...
April 15, 2014
Two weeks before the Kentucky Derby, when all the major Derby preps are done, is perfect timing to get some attention for your race and your race track. And Charles Town management has certainly done that with a huge purse and what promises to be a ...
March 18, 2014
Charles Town will not only offer six stakes worth almost $2 million in total on its April 19 Charles Town Classic card, but the track also will offer a $100,000-guaranteed all-stakes pick four on the final four races.