Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort

Route 2 Chester, WV 26034 USA

Date Race Purse Age/Sex Dist
August 2018
Senator Robert C. Byrd Memorial S $75,000 3&up, 6f
West Virginia Derby $500,000 3yo, 9f
West Virginia Governor's S $200,000 3&up, 8.5f
West Virginia House of Delegates Speaker's Cup $75,000 3&up, 8.32f T
West Virginia Legislature Chairman's Cup $75,000 3&up, 4.5f
West Virginia Secretary of State $75,000 3&up, f/m 6f
West Virginia Senate President's Cup $75,000 3&up, f/m 8.32f T
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  • Lou Holtz/Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fame to Honor Baird

    The 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award will go to the late Dale Baird, who came to the Upper Ohio Valley from Illinois and made it his home, training horses at what was then Waterford Park and would become Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort.

  • Retired Jockey Dlugopolski Dies at Age 60

    Stakes-winning jockey Anthony "Tony" Dlugopolski, who rode for 25 years before suffering injuries that left him a quadriplegic in a 2001 spill at Mountaineer Park, died at age 60 Nov. 9 at his home in New Manchester, W.Va.

  • Gun Runner is the commanding favorite in the Whitney Stakes

    Weekend Stakes Rundown: Whitney Day at Saratoga

    Each week BloodHorse.com looks forward to the weekend's biggest races. Consider this your weekly guide to the best stakes races in North America. This week a loaded card at Saratoga Race Course, featuring two grade 1 races, highlights the schedule.

  • Patch is the second choice on the morning line for the West Virginia Derby

    Patch, Lookin At Lee Head West Virginia Derby Field

    Calumet Farm's homebred Patch, the popular classic-placed colt from the barn of trainer Todd Pletcher, heads up a field of 11 sophomore runners scheduled to meet in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby Aug. 5 at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort.

  • EquiLottery, Mountaineer Announce Agreement

    EquiLottery has come to an agreement with Mountaineer Park in New Cumberland, West Virginia that will allow its lottery game based on the results of live horse racing to use video feeds from Mountaineer's annual racing calendar.

  • Trainer Baird Reaches Win 2,000

    Trainer John Baird secured the 2,000th victory of his career Oct. 24 at Mountaineer Casino Racetrack and Resort when Monba Number Five posted a front-running win in the first race.

  • Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack, & Resort

    W.Va. Requires Tracks to Join Safety Alliance

    The NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance welcomed a move from the West Virginia Racing Commission Sept. 20 when the regulator became the first in the country to require its tracks to join the industry safety organization.

  • Tapiture outfinishes Candy Boy to take the West Virginia Derby.

    Tapiture Noses Out Candy Boy in WV Derby

    Winchell Thoroughbreds' Tapiture overcame a troubled trip and a lost shoe to gamely defeat a determined Candy Boy at the wire in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II) at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort Aug. 2.

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    Mountaineer Holds Breath Over Smoke-Ban Plan

    Officials at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort are in a battle with the Hancock County Board of Health over plans for an ordinance that would ban smoking in all public places, including outdoor areas.

  • MTR Gaming on Track for Planned Merger

    Racetrack and casino owner MTR Gaming reports its planned merger with another casino owner is on schedule for the second half of 2014. After the merger, the company will be renamed Eldorado Resorts.