Charles Town

July 28, 2015
Jockey Alex Thomas, who was badly injured in a four-horse spill in the first race at Charles Town last Saturday night, is in critical but stable condition in the trauma intensive care unit at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va.
July 22, 2015
The nine-race West Virginia Breeders’ Classics card at Charles Town on Oct. 10 will be comprised entirely of stakes and offer a total of $1.08 million in purses.
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.
April 18, 2013
On paper, Clubhouse Ride looks like the second best older horse in Southern California, only these days that’s a little like being the second best golfer in Adam Scott’s family.