Charles Town

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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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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Ellis Park Cancels Saturday Card; Charles Town Moves First Race Times Due To Heat

Ellis Park has canceled live racing for Saturday’s card out of precaution given the forecast for extreme heat in the Tri-State area. The track canceled today’s (Friday) card yesterday. The track is optimistic that we can race Sunday. Simulcast wagering on other tracks throughout the country and Ellis Park’s Historical Horse Racing gaming operation will […]

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Charles Town Names McIntosh Director Of Racing, Rogers Racing Secretary

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has promoted Charlie McIntosh to the position of Director of Racing, with Elizabeth Rogers being tabbed as the track’s new Racing Secretary. Rogers, 29, a 2012 graduate of the University of Arizona’s Racetrack Industry program has been at Charles Town since receiving her degree. The native of Washington state […]

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Late Night Pow Wow Runs Record To Four-For-Four At Laurel Park

Coming off a third-place finish in the Grade 1 Madison in April at Keeneland, Breeze Easy LLC’s Late Night Pow Wow returned to her typical dominant form, turning back a challenge in the stretch to win the $75,000 Twixt by 1 ¼ lengths Sunday at Laurel Park. The Twixt, a seven-furlong sprint for fillies and […]

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