Keyword: West Virginia-breds

  • In the Fairway wins Northern Panhandle at Mountaineer

    Coleswood Sweeps Lucrative WV-Bred Stakes

    The trip from Charles Town Aug. 6 proved lucrative for Coleswood Farm, which swept both $100,000 West Virginia-bred stakes at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort on its West Virginia Derby (gr. II) program.

  • Lucy's Bob Boy wins 2015 Frank Gall Memorial

    Two Charles Town Stakes Moved to September

    Two stakes that guarantee the winners berths in West Virginia Breeders Classics races at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races have been moved from August to September to avoid a conflict with new stakes at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort.

  • Mountaineer will commence live racing April 16

    Mountaineer Prepares for 160-Day Meet

    Horses are back training at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort, where more than three months of down time in late fall and winter allowed time for improvements in the barn area.

  • Russell Road wins the Roger Ramey Handicap.

    Popular Russell Road Wins for 30th Time

    Russell Road, the most popular horse to race at Charles Town Races since Onion Juice in the 1980s, won for the 30th time in a Sept. 19 state-bred handicap to move closer to the $2 million mark in career earnings.

  • Russell Road gets by Lucy's Bob Boy late to win the West Virginia Breeders' Classic.

    Russell Road Grabs Third WV Breeders' Classic

    Mark Russell's popular 8-year-old gelding Russell Road, who hadn't won since May, turned the tables on heavy favorite Lucy's Bob Boy to win the West Virginia Breeders' Classic Oct. 18 for the third time in his career.

  • WV-Bred Colt Now Holds Two Auction Records

    A War Front colt that last year set the record of $190,000 for a West Virginia-bred weanling purchased at auction set another standard when he was sold again for $675,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale.

  • Runco to the 'Rescue' on Classics Night

    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.

  • Bill Would Reorganize West Virginia Racing Commission

    Legislation that would expand the West Virginia Racing Commission from three to five members and create the oversight position of a director of racing appointed by the governor has been introduced in the House of Delegates and sent to the House Committee on Government Organization.