Update: Charles Town Races adds four additional events, making up for cancellation

West Virginia

Update 11/18 10:47 a.m.: The West Virginia Racing Commission approved a quartet of live racing programs to be added to the calendar at Charles Town races following a two-week closure for positive COVID-19 tests.  

Hollywood Casinos at Charles Town Racing says the four additional live races will start every Wednesday from November 25. Live racing is resuming this Thursday, following the two-week cancellation.  

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (WDVM) — Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has cancelled live racing through November 14th due to positive COVID-19 tests coming from its jockey’s room.

In a statement released by Charles Town Races, the track is working to gain additional live days from the West Virginia Racing Commission to make up for the live racing days that have been cancelled. Additional live days would likely be held on November 25th, December 2nd, December 9th and December 16th.

Live racing is expected to return on November 19th.

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