James Casey earned his 1,000th victory as a trainer Oct. 12 at Hollywood Casino Charles Town Races with Coach Casey, a 3-year-old gelding he owns and bred in West Virginia.
Trainers Jeff Runco and James Casey and Charles Town Race Track emerged the big winners of the Oct. 8 West Virginia Classics, nine stakes races with total purses exceeding $1.1 million for horses bred in West Virginia.
Was West Virginia's leading third-crop sire
One More Time flew to an open-lengths victory in his career debut July 5 in the second race at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races and became the first winner for freshman sire Charitable Man.
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.
Luftikus, a graded stakes winner, came through with his first winner July 6 when his son Hold On Tight won by 13 1/4 lengths at Charles Town.
Multiple graded stakes winner Windsor Castle has been purchased by Jim Casey for stallion duty at the owner's Taylor Mountain Farm near Charles Town, W.Va.
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