Charles Town Race Course

Charles Town Cancels Friday & Saturday Night Cards

Due to the continued impact on the racetrack of the recent low temperatures followed by the subsequent thaw and the additional precipitation received and expected, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has cancelled live racing for Friday night, January 12 and Saturday night, January 13. Charles Town will remain open for simulcasting as scheduled with […]

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Charles Town: Strong Storm Damages Three Barns Wednesday Night

Last night at approximately 8:00 P.M., there was a weather event in the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races barn area that impacted three barns and damaged some power lines. The matter continues to be looked at with the exact nature of the weather event yet to be definitively determined. First, foremost and most importantly, […]

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47th Time’s The Charm: Lion Of Mine Retired After ‘Finally’ Breaking His Maiden

A 6-year-old gelding named Lion of Mine broke his maiden in his 47th career start on Thursday evening at Charles Town, after which owner/trainer Chris Keller immediately retired the horse. According to racingbiz.com, Lion of Mine was a barn favorite for Keller and his girlfriend Katie Crews; the latter also served as the gelding’s jockey. “This […]

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Charles Town Sets New Monthly Wagering Record

Aided by the success of the recently concluded month’s Charles Town Classic program, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races was able to establish a record for wagering in a month as the $162,021 bet per race in April now stands as the new single month benchmark in the near 84-year history of the track. The […]

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Winter Storm Forces Charles Town To Cancel Wednesday Card

Due to the lasting effects of the winter weather to hit the area yesterday and the low wind chills anticipated for this evening, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has cancelled its live racing program scheduled for tonight, Wednesday, March 15. The track will remain open for simulcasting with live racing currently scheduled to resume […]

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EquiLottery, Charles Town Racing Reach Broadcast Rights Agreement

EquiLottery has come to an agreement with Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races in West Virginia that will allow its game based on the results of live horse racing to use video feeds from its nearly year round racing calendar. This agreement provides for potentially hundreds of days of racing in West Virginia and opens […]

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Charles Town, Turfway Park Cancel Thursday Cards Due To Freezing Temps

Charles Town: Due to the cold temperatures and high winds forecast throughout the day and into the night, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has cancelled live racing for Thursday evening, December 15. The facility will remain open for simulcasting as scheduled with live racing slated to resume on Friday, December 16 with a start […]

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Races, Purses Announced For 2016 West Virginia Breeders’ Classics

The $500,000 West Virginia Breeders’ Classic will highlight a 9 race program worth a total of $1,170,000 in stakes purses when Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races hosts West Virginia Breeders’ Classics XXX on Saturday, October 8. The $1,170,000 in purses for the 2016 edition of the West Virginia Breeders’ Classics was represents a $90,000 […]

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Charles Town Cancels Friday And Saturday Cards

Due to encountering unforeseen circumstances with the track resurfacing scheduled following the Charles Town Classic, live racing at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races on both Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7 has been cancelled. The current resurfacing is one of two the track at Charles Town undergoes each year. Pending the precipitation and […]

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Area Residents, Horsemen Rally To Show Industry Support At Charles Town Council Meeting

Residents and horsemen came out in force to show their support of the racing industry in West Virginia on Monday during a meeting of the Charles Town Council. Sporting stickers saying “Racing = Jobs”, the men and women were there to oppose a bill recently introduced in the West Virginia Senate that threatens the industry’s […]

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