charles town oaks

Charles Town Announces Dates, Stakes Schedule For 2020

With its 2019 racing season drawing to a close, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races finalized plans for its 2020 meet following approval of both its full, live racing calendar and stakes schedule at the West Virginia Racing Commission’s December meeting held Tuesday morning. The track’s 2020 calendar calls for a total of 173 live […]

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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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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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‘Pretty Special’ Late Night Pow Wow Gallops To Saturday Stakes Win At Laurel

Breeze Easy LLC’s Grade 3 winner Late Night Pow Wow earned a return trip to graded-stakes competition by galloping to her eighth consecutive victory in Saturday’s $100,000 What a Summer at Laurel Park. The 33rd running of the six-furlong What a Summer was the first of four $100,000 stakes on a nine-race program and led […]

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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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Tequilita Relishes Class Drop In Charles Town Oaks

After consecutive starts against Grade 1 company, the Dorothy Matz-owned and bred Tequilita clearly responded to the class drop in Saturday evening’s G3 Charles Town Oaks. Relaxing off the pace, the 3-year-old Union Rags filly came with a big run down the lane to score by 1 1/4 lengths at the line. Ridden by Luis […]

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