Charles Town

Late Night Pow Wow Wins Seventh Consecutive Start In Willa On The Move

Breeze Easy LLC’s Late Night Pow Wow, racing for the first time outside her native West Virginia, swept to the lead on the far outside and outran fellow graded-stakes winner Ms Locust Point to the wire to capture the $100,000 Willa On the Move on a rainy Saturday at Laurel Park. The seventh running of […]

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Winter Weather Persists: Charles Town Cancels Friday Evening Card

Due to the continued impact of the winter weather that moved through the area on Thursday, Charles Town has cancelled its live racing program scheduled for tonight, Friday, November 16. The property will remain open for simulcasting with live racing slated to resume tomorrow evening with a first post of 7:00 P.M. EST.

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Winter Weather Forces Thursday Cancellations At Charles Town, Laurel Park

Due to the impact of the winter weather moving through the area, Charles Town has cancelled its live racing program scheduled for tonight, Thursday, November 15. The property will remain open for simulcasting with live racing slated to resume tomorrow evening with a first post of 7:00 P.M. EST. Meanwhile, the early arrival of winter forced the cancellation of Thursday’s nine-race program […]

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Jose Montano Nets Stakes Double, Jockey Of The Week Title

One of only two jockeys to win multiple stakes last week, Jose Montano was named the Foundation Detox Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for October 8 – 14, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than […]

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‘It’s My Derby’: Local Star Late Night Pow Wow Bests Out Of Towners In Charles Town Oaks

West Virginia-bred Late Night Pow Wow ran her record to seven wins from eight starts – all at Charles Town – on Saturday night, winning the $300,000, Grade 3 Charles Town Oaks by a neck under Fredy Peltroche for owner-trainer Javier Contreras. The win was the first in a graded stakes for both Peltroche and […]

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Charles Town Oaks Highlights Saturday’s Race For The Ribbon Program

An evenly matched and overflow field of 3-year-old fillies will take to the gate at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races in West Virginia this Saturday night in a quest to add a victory in the Grade 3, $300,000 Charles Town Oaks to their resume. The Charles Town Oaks is the marquee racing event on […]

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Charles Town To Host Track Superintendents Field Day In 2019

Save the date, as the 18th Annual Track Superintendents Field Day will be hosted at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races in historic Charles Town, West Virginia June 24-26, 2019.  The event is open to all Track Superintendents and their staffs. The Superintendents are an independent group which meets annually to discuss best practices related to maintenance, […]

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Report: Two West Virginia Jockeys Charged With Intent To Distribute Cocaine

According to The Blood-Horse, Charles Town jockeys Christian Eliezer Hiraldo and Guillermo Jose Rodriguez, both 25 of Puerto Rico, have been charged in federal court with aiding and abetting possession with intent to distribute cocaine. The two men were indicted March 20 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia. The case has […]

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Charles Town Adds 11 Days To 2018 Live Racing Calendar

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has added 11 new days to its 2018 live racing calendar following approval by the West Virginia Racing Commission at its meeting on Tuesday morning. The request, borne out of days cancelled earlier in the year due to inclement weather, results in Wednesdays in November being added to the schedule as […]

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