CHARLES TOWN RACES & SLOTS, Charles Town, WV
|1||Golden Set||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: A++||$38,250|
2008 | Gray or Roan Gelding | Tapit - Swing Set, Swing Till Dawn
Sire: Tapit , Gray or Roan, 2001. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $557,300. Lifetime: 371 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Swing Till Dawn, Gray, 1979.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $50,000.
|2||Southern Sail||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A++||$16,830|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Southern Image - On the Horizon, Lord Avie
Sire: Southern Image , Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Lifetime: 138 yearlings sold, median $8,483.
Broodmare Sire: Lord Avie, Bay, 1978.
|3||Allegheny Jack||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: D||$8,415|
2008 | Chestnut Gelding | Reparations - Allegheny Red, Roanoke
Sire: Reparations, Chestnut, 1996. Raced 3 years. 11 starts, 1 wins, $38,590. Lifetime: 6 yearlings sold, median $2,950. In 2009: 1.42 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Roanoke, Dark Bay or Brown, 1987. In 2009: 1.04 AEI.
|1||Golden Set||J. D. Acosta||Jeff C. Runco|
|2||Southern Sail||Luis A. Perez||Jeff C. Runco|
|3||Allegheny Jack||Malcolm Franklin||Christopher W. Grove|
|4||Mister Brass||Oscar Flores||Russell E. Davis|
|5||Greeley's Missile||Luis A. Batista||William F. Hamilton|
|6||Aaron's Way||Mathew Carroll McGowan||Christopher M. Keller|
|7||Proud Pluck||Grant Whitacre||Gary Capuano|
|8||Doc's Dancer||Gustavo Larrosa||N. Eddie Householder|
|9||Robb's Warrior||Jesus Sanchez||John D. McKee|
|10||King of Scottland||Antonio Lopez||James W. Casey|
Lucy's Bob Boy left odds-on pick Russell Road and the rest behind on the final turn en route to an eight-length romp in the $450,000 West Virginia Breeders' Classic at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races Oct. 20.Saturday, October 20, 2012
Russell Road will try to overcome a two-month layoff as he aims for his third victory in the West Virginia Breeders' Classic as the 2-1 morning line favorite on the night of Oct. 20 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.Wednesday, October 17, 2012
The West Virginia Breeders Classics celebrated 25 years Oct. 15Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Favored Russell Road won the West Virginia Breeders' Classic for the second time in his career Oct. 15, sweeping past pacesetter Plantation and holding steady for a two-length victory in the $450,000 event at Charles Town.Saturday, October 15, 2011
A full field of 10, including past race winners Sea Rescue, Russell Road, and Ghostly Thunder, are set for the featured $500,000 West Virginia Breeders' Classic Oct. 15 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Coleswood Farm's Sea Rescue rallied strongly heading into the far turn and gradually edged away late to post a 57-1 upset in the $450,000 West Virginia Breeders Classic for state-bred runners Oct. 16 at Charles Town.Monday, October 18, 2010
Mark Russell's Russell Road ran his record to eight-for-eight in West Virginia-bred stakes with a victory in the $51,100 A Heuvo Stakes at Charles Town Races & Slots Nov. 21.Sunday, November 22, 2009
The richest night of racing in West Virginia history takes place Oct. 17 when the $2-million West Virginia Breeders Classics program is held at Charles Town Races & Slots.Friday, October 16, 2009
This year's West Virginia Breeders Classics program at Charles Town Races & Slots will be worth a record $2 million, organizers said.Monday, July 27, 2009
Favored Ghostly Thunder ran his winning streak to four when he outfought Eastern Delite to win the $500,000 West Virginia Breeders' Classic at Charles Town Races and Slots on the night of Oct. 18. Julie BSaturday, October 18, 2008
The 10-year-old Confucius Say and Ghostly Thunder, each coming off back-to-back stakes victories at seven furlongs, will square off in the $500,000 West Virginia Breeders' Classic at Charles Town Races and Slots on the night of Oct. 18.Thursday, October 16, 2008
West Virginia-bred horses from across the state are gearing up for the lucrative Oct. 20 Breeders' Classic races, which offer purses totaling $1.75 million at Charles Town Races & Slots Oct. 20.Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Randy Funkhouser, prominent horse owner and president of the Charles Town Horsemen's Benevolent Association, was told Oct. 16 he would be able to run his horses in the Oct. 20 West Virginia Breeders' Cup Classic.Wednesday, October 17, 2007
This year's West Virginia Breeders Classics is set for Oct. 19 at Charles Town Races Slots as part of a three-day celebration of the West Virginia-bred.Wednesday, May 09, 2007
Speed Whiz won the $500,000 West Virginia Breeders Classic for the second year in a row on Saturday night at Charles Town Races & Slots.
A Huevo, a 9-year-old gelding owned by Mark Hopkins and winner of the 2003 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (gr. I) was euthanized after being pulled up soon after the start and vanned off following the West Virginia Breeders' Classic Stakes the evening of Oct. 8. The son of Cool Joe had been the 1-2 favorite in the nine-furlong race at Charles Town Races and Slots.Tuesday, October 11, 2005
Brigader, a 3-year-old gelding making his first start against older horses, is the 2-1 morning line favorite in the $300,000 West Virginia Breeders' Classic Saturday at Charles Town Races.Thursday, October 07, 2004
Confucius Say beat Coolmars by 4 1/2 lengths in Saturday's $250,000 West Virginia Breeders Classic at Charles Town Races. Confucius Say, a 3-year-old gelding by Eastover Court, covered 1 1/8 miles in 1:51 3/5, barely missing the race record of 1:50 set by A Huevo in 1999.Sunday, October 14, 2001
Three past champions of the West Virginia Breeders Classic are among eight entered in the $250,000 race Saturday night at Charles Town.Wednesday, October 10, 2001
Three past winners of the West Virginia Breeders Classic are among eight entered in the $250,000 race Saturday night at Charles Town.Wednesday, October 10, 2001