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2019 Charles Town Classic Card Produces Record Handle

Anchored by Saturday’s Charles Town Classic card which produced a single day wagering mark for Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, the track was able to also set a new monthly record as handle per race for April checked in at $203,681 – the first time more than $200,000 has been bet per race over […]

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Apprentice Jenn Miller Finishes Second With First Mount Since 2017

Apprentice jockey Jenn Miller, riding for the first time since being seriously injured in a spill 17 months earlier, ran second in her comeback race aboard River Card Stable’s Moneymeister in Monday’s opener at Laurel Park. Miller settled the 5-year-old Bodemeister gelding, trained by Wayne Potts, in third before moving up to a threatening position […]

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Runnin’toluvya Makes History In Charles Town Classic

Grams Racing Stable’s winner of the West Virginia Breeders’ Classic Stakes made history this Saturday by becoming the first West Virginia-bred horse to win the G2 Charles Town Classic. Runnin’toluvya, a gelding by Fiber Sonde, covered 1 1/8 miles over the fast main track in 1:50.56. Ridden by Oscar Flores and sent off at odds […]

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Charles Town Classic Day: Mandatory Payout, $179,963 Carryover In Pick 6

After not being hit on Friday evening, the Charles Town 6-12 is set for a mandatory payout today on Charles Town Classic day with a carryover of $179,963 ready to be distributed. The Charles Town 6-12 is a jackpot style Pick 6 with a low 12-percent takeout and 20-cent base wager that covers the final six […]

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Weekend Lineup: Charles Town Classic

This weekend is part of the calm before the storm of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve on May 4. Highlighting the relatively light lineup of graded stakes is the $1 million, Grade 2 Charles Town Classic Stakes. Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN) will broadcast live from Hollywood Casino at Charles Town on Saturday […]

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Charles Town 6-12 Has Mandatory Payout Scheduled Classic Day Saturday; Jackpot At $165,000

While the Charles Town 6-12 is set for a mandatory payout on Charles Town Classic day this Saturday, April 20, horseplayers will have two final opportunities to be the lone winner and take down the entire carryover that currently stands at more than $165,000. The Charles Town 6-12 is a jackpot style Pick 6 with […]

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Fresh Off A Vacation, War Story Seeks Redemption In G2 Charles Town Classic

A full field of ten runners, including multiple past champions of the race, will take to the gate this Saturday at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races as the track hosts its premier event of the season – the $1,000,000 Charles Town Classic (G2) for older horses going the three-turn distance of 1 1/8 miles.  […]

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‘Dr. Phil Of Agriculture’ To Headline Track Superintendents’ Field Day; Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the upcoming Track Superintendents’ Field Day. Please visit www.tracksupers.com to learn more about the event at Charles Town in West Virginia June 24-26. Jolene Brown, 2017 Speaker Hall of Fame inductee, is the 2019 Keynote Speaker. Jolene, often called “The Dr. Phil of Agriculture,” is direct, respectful and generous with her advice […]

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Charles Town Cancels Live Racing For Wednesday Due To Cold Weather

Due to the extreme cold moving through the region, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has cancelled its live racing program for Wednesday evening, January 30. Simulcasting will continue as scheduled with live racing currently slated to resume on Thursday night.

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Pioneer Jockey Barbara Jo Rubin To Mark 50th Anniversary Of Charles Town Ride

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races will welcome back and honor Barbara Jo Rubin on February 22, which marks the 50th anniversary to the day of her historic ride when she became the first female rider to win a race against men at a nationally recognized racetrack in the United States. Rubin will attend the races […]

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