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Charles Town Resumes With Record Non-Classic Day Wagering Totals

In addition to being able to hold the first live Thoroughbred racing card in the Mid-Atlantic region in nearly two months, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races in West Virginia was also able to establish a new track record for the largest non-Charles Town Classic day handle in track history with $4,330,203 being wagered over […]

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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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Charles Town Gets Approval For 162 Live Racing Dates

After releasing its calendar for the first four months of 2018 in November, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has now set its full live racing schedule for the current year following approval by the West Virginia Racing Commission at its meeting this morning. The calendar contains 162 live racing days to be conducted on […]

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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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