Charles Town Races and Slots
Charles Town Races and Slots is a horseracing and gaming complex in Charles Town, West Virginia. It has a six furlong horse track that features live thoroughbred racing.
The facility has more than 5,000 high-tech, easy to use, Smart Play/ Smart Pay coinless slot machines.
Charles Town Races and Slots is one of the region's fastest growing entertainment and gaming destinations. Aside from offering some of the best thoroughbred racing action in West Virginia, it also offers slots and sweepstakes attractions.
Charles Town Races and Slots is the home of the famous West Virginia Breeders' Classic. This showcases top state bred horses in a series of stakes races.
It also hosts some of the most prestigious stakes racing events in the state. Among these are:
- Charles Town Dash
- Shenandoah Stakes
- Robert G. Leavitt Memorial Stakes
- Sadie Hawkins Stakes
- Frank Gall Memorial Stakes
- West Virginia Futurity Stakes
The track has recently undergone an extensive restoration. It now has a new racing surface, banked turns, new high-tech lighting and a major-league stadium style drainage system designed to reduce cancellations caused by bad weather.
Since taking over the track in 1997, Penn National Gaming has renovated the Grandstand and barns, built jockey quarters and a new paddock. The number of race dates was increased from 210 to 260, while the number of races per day increased from nine to as many as 12.
Furthermore, purses have grown from $22,000 per day to an average of $200,000, and the number of horse owners and trainers has grown from 2,400 to 13,000.
Charles Town Races and Slots Contact Information
|Address:||Charles Town Races and Slots
U.S. Route 340 , WV