Charles Town Racetrack

Fans Return to Charles Town June 22

Charles Town Races will reopen the first floor of its grandstand for live racing and simulcasting operations beginning June 22 at noon following an order made Sunday by West Virginia Governor Jim Justice allowing patrons at live sporting events starting on that date. Closed to racing spectators since March, Charles Town will also be reopening its trackside apron for live racing programs. Among the safety protocals put in place, the track has implemented signage to encourage social distancing. Mutuel windows and self-service terminals will be configured to meet social distancing...

[ Read More ]
TCA Fund Supports Charles Town Horsemen

Thoroughbred Charities of America's Horses First Fund has provided funding for a need-based feed assistance program at Charles Town Racetrack. The program, developed in partnership with Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, Aftercare Charles Town, Charles Town Horsemen's Benevolent Protective Association (HBPA), and Charles Town Southern States, will aid trainers facing economic hardship due to the cancellation of racing. The program will be available for trainers that meet the earnings criteria set forth by the Charles Town HBPA. Qualified trainers will receive a one-time credit redeemable for grain at Charles...

[ Read More ]