Charles Town

September 20, 2016
The West Virginia Racing Commission on Tuesday adopted a rule that will require the state’s two Thoroughbred racetracks to apply for accreditation through a program run by an industry-funded group.
Russell Road surpassed $2 million in earnings with his second-place finish in the Northern Panhandle Stakes at Mountaineer Park on Aug. 6, but he came out of the race with an injury and has been retired at age 10.
September 18, 2016
Covey Trace ran down pace-setting Mia Torri and held off odds-on favorite Sophia’s Song to win the Grade 3, $350,000 Charles Town Oaks on Saturday night at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.
September 17, 2016
Rise Up, returning to Charles Town for the first time since scoring a 10 3/4-length victory in the Robert Hilton Stakes two years ago, justified his status as the 1-9 favorite in the $100,000 Wild and Wonderful Stakes by winning with ease.
August 28, 2016
Return to Denis outdueled 2-5 favorite T Rex Express for a half-length win in Saturday night’s $50,000 Sylvia Bishop Memorial at Charles Town. It was another 1 3/4 lengths back to All About Attitude in third.
August 06, 2016
Bullets Fever extended his undefeated streak to seven races with an easy win in Saturday night’s $51,050 Robert Leavitt Stakes for West Virginia-bred 3-year-olds at Charles Town.
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.