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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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Charles Town Adds Four New Racing Dates To Make Up For Weather Cancellations

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has added four 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 27, December 4, December 11 and December 18.  The additional […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Hometown ‘Country Boy’ Takes Charles Town’s Biggest Prize

Timothy Grams was 24 years old when he first realized he wanted something different out of life. The all-around handyman had just been switched to the night shift with a roofing supply company, and it just wasn’t working out. A friend got Grams a job breaking young Thoroughbreds at a farm in Maryland, and that […]

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$211,802 Jackpot Carryover In Charles Town 6-12 Wager; Mandatory Payout Saturday

When live racing resumes Wednesday evening at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races in West Virginia, it will do so with a record high $211,802 carryover in the Charles Town 6-12. The Charles Town 6-12 is a jackpot style Pick 6 covering the final six races on each Charles Town card and carries a low […]

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West Virginia Rule Eliminates Coupled Entries

Under a new West Virginia rule, horses owned or trained by the same person will no longer run as a coupled entry in a race, and will instead be separate betting interests. According to a report in The Racing Biz, the new rule will be in place at both Mountaineer and Charles Town, West Virginia’s two Thoroughbred […]

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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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$100,000 Guaranteed All-Stakes Pick 4 On Tap For Charles Town Classic Card

In addition to 8 stakes worth nearly $1.7 million, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races will again offer a Guaranteed $100,000 All-Stakes Pick 4 covering races 9 through 12 on its April 22nd Charles Town Classic card. The wager covers four stakes races on the Charles Town Classic card and requires bettors to select the […]

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Pfft! Boss Magician’s Stumble Makes $100,000 In Show Bets Go Up In Smoke

A horse named Boss Magician made over $100,000 in show bets go up in smoke Wednesday night in the opening race at Charles Town Races in West Virginia after he stumbled coming out of the starting gate, throwing jockey Wesley Ho to the ground Trained by Luke Patton, who according to Equibase was sending out his first starter […]

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Charles Town Sets New Wagering Records During 2016 Meeting

When Holy Dixieland crossed the wire first in the ninth race on Friday night, the curtain was brought down on a year of racing at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races for the 84th time. And after its 2016 live racing season closed with its fifth straight seven-figure all-sources handle total, the 1,375 races held […]

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