2013 Charles Town Stakes Schedule Announced

2013 Charles Town Stakes Schedule Announced
Photo: Courtesy of Charles Town
The 2012 Charles Town Classic, with Caixa Eletronica.

Hollywood Casino At Charles Town Races has upped the purse for the 2013 Charles Town Classic (gr. II) to $1.5 million from $1 million. The 2013 race will be worth $1 million to the winner.

Charles Town's stakes schedule kicks off April 20 with the Classic as well as five other stakes on the evening's 13-race program. The most lucrative race on the April 20 undercard will be the $200,000 Sugar Maple for fillies and mares going seven furlongs. The Sugar Maple has been run on the Charles Town Classic undercard since the inaugural running of both races in 2009. Joining the Sugar Maple will be the $85,000 Robert Hilton Memorial, $50,000 Webb Snyder Charles Town Dash, as well as the $50,000 Original Gold and Confucius Say for accredited West Virginia-breds.

All told, the 2013 Charles Town stakes schedule is made up of 25 races worth a total of $3,670,000, excluding the West Virginia Breeders' Classics, the purses of which have not yet been finalized.

2013 Hollywood Casino At Charles Town Races Stakes Schedule

April 20.....$1,500,000 Charles Town Classic (gr. II), 4&up, 1 1/8 miles
April 20.....$200,000 Sugar Maple, F&M 4&up, 7 furlongs
April 20......$85,000 Robert Hilton Memorial, 3YO, 7 furlongs
April 20.....$50,000 Webb Snyder Charles Town Dash, 3&up, 4 1/2 furlongs
April 20.....$50,000 Confucius Say S. (WV), 3&up, 7 furlongs
April 20.....$50,000 Original Gold S. (WV), F&M 3&up, 7 furlongs
May 25......$50,000 Fancy Buckles S. (WV), F&M 3&up, 4 1/2 furlongs
June 22.....$50,000 It's Binn Too Long S. (WV), F 3YO, 4 1/2 furlongs
June 29.....$50,000 Coin Collector S. (WV), 3YO, 4 1/2 furlongs
Aug.  3.......$50,000 Robert G. Leavitt S. (WV), 3YO, 7 furlongs
Aug. 10......$50,000 Sadie Hawkins S. (WV), F&M 3&up, 7 furlongs
Aug. 17......$50,000 Frank Gall Memorial (WV), 3&up, 7 furlongs
Aug. 24......$50,000 Sylvia Bishop Memorial (WV), F 3YO, 7 furlongs
Sept. 21.....$400,000 Researcher S., 3YO, 7 furlongs
Sept. 21.....$400,000 Charles Town Oaks, F 3YO, 7 furlongs
Sept. 21.....$85,000 Wild & Wonderful, 3&up, 7 furlongs
Sept. 21.....$50,000 Pink Ribbon, F&M 3&up, 7 furlongs
Sept. 21.....$50,000 Henry Mercer Memorial (WV), 2YO, 4 1/2 furlongs
Sept. 21.....$50,000 Rachel's Turn S. (WV), F 2YO, 4 1/2 furlongs
Sept. 21.....$50,000 It's Only Money S. (WV), 3&up, 4 1/2 furlongs
Oct.  19......West Virginia Breeders' Classics XXVII, Races TBD
Nov.  9.....  $100,000 Tri-State Futurity (R), 2YO, 7 furlongs
Nov.  9.... ..$50,000 My Sister Pearl S. (WV), F&M 3&up, 1 1/8 miles
Nov. 16......$50,000 A Huevo S. (WV), 3&up, 1 1/8 miles
Nov. 30......$50,000 West Virginia Futurity (WV), 2YO, 7 furlongs
Dec. 21.....$50,000 Eleanor Casey Memorial (WV), F 2YO, 7 furlongs


 

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