Charles Town

Teenagers And Thoroughbreds, A Winning Combination: Teens from IL & VA Honored with TAKE2 Awards

Thoroughbreds are tough to ride? Tell that to the two teenagers who guided retired racehorses to win the 2019 TAKE2 High-Score Junior Rider Awards, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA). Alyssa Paulette of Virginia picked up 593 points with Always Drama in the TAKE2 Jumper division, and MacKenna Bochnak of Illinois topped the TAKE2 Hunter […]

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Remington Park To Host 2020 Track Superintendents Field Day

Registration is now open for the upcoming 2020 Track Superintendents Field Day at Remington Park. Please visit www.tracksupers.com to learn more or call 877-905-0004 to register. The event is open to all Track Superintendents and their staff. The Superintendents are an independent group that meets annually to discuss best practices related to track maintenance and […]

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Lady T N T Goes All The Way In Charles Town Oaks

Scott and Evan Dilworth’s Lady T N T posted a surprise 37-1 victory in Saturday evening’s Grade 3 Charles Town Oaks, leading from the start and holding on by two lengths at the wire. The 3-year-old daughter of Justin Phillip, ridden by J.D. Acosta for trainer Joe Sharp, ran seven furlongs over Charles Town’s muddy […]

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Weekend Lineup: Pennsylvania Derby, Cotillion Spotlight Top 3-Year-Olds

The sophomore division is back in the forefront this weekend with both the Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby for 3-year-olds and Grade 1 Cotillion Stakes for 3-year-old fillies highlighting Saturday’s card at Parx. The Pennsylvania Derby anchors a one-hour broadcast by NBC Sports, airing nationally on NBC from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. NBC Sports will […]

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Ten Fillies Seek First Graded Stakes Win In G3 Charles Town Oaks

Tepid 7-to-2 morning line favorite Fashion Faux Pas leads a full gate of ten three-year-old fillies who will take to the track this Saturday night at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races and attempt to make the $300,000 Charles Town Oaks (G3) the first graded stakes score of their careers. The Charles Town Oaks is the marquee […]

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Charles Town Adds Three Race Dates To 2019 Calendar

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has added three new days to its 2019 live racing calendar following approval at the West Virginia Racing Commission meeting this morning. All of the newly added days will take place on Wednesdays, with those specific dates being November 6, November 13 and November 20. The first race on […]

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Record-Setting Owner Cole Returns For West Virginia Derby Day Stakes

Robert Cole Jr. is no stranger to the winner’s circle. From 2000 through Aug. 1, the Maryland-based owner had won 1,449 races, which is good for a 33.8% strike rate from 4,280 starts. His horses have earned $24.6 million over almost 20 years. So far in 2019, Cole has 28 wins—along with 15 seconds and […]

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11th Annual Race For the Ribbon Fundraiser, Charles Town Oaks Set For Sept. 21

In partnership with the West Virginia Breast Health Initiative, Inc., Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races will once again present a day of activities dedicated to the fight against breast cancer for the 11th straight year. On Saturday, September 21, Hollywood Casino will host a 5K fun run, the 11th annual Race for the Ribbon […]

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Charles Town To See Significant Purse Increases

Beginning with its live card on August 8, the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races racing program will reap the rewards of a measure earlier this year by the West Virginia legislature that returned a significant amount of money previously allocated to the purse fund in the form of a sizable purse increase. The bill […]

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Trainer Kevin Patterson’s Consecutive Win Streak Ends At 16

Trainer Kevin Patterson has a lifetime win percentage of 32.3% but he’s never put together a win streak like the one that lasted nearly two months and included saddling 16 consecutive winners at Charles Town and Mountaineer Park in West Virginia. The streak, which began when Wolfblade won a $10,000 claiming race at Charles Town […]

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