Tag Archives: Virginia

Colonelsdarktemper Leads All The Way In West Virginia Derby

by Paulick Report Staff | 08.05.2017 | 7:15pm Colonelsdarktemper takes the West Virginia Derby (Coady Photography) Runner-up in the G3 Indiana Derby last out, Anthony Foyt Jr.’s Colonelsdarktemper went one better this Saturday to win the G3 West Virginia Derby by a length. The 3-year-old son of Colonel John, ridden by Jon Court for trainer William H. Fires, led the ...

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Lookin At Lee, Patch Top 51 Nominees To West Virginia Derby

The racing office at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort has announced there are 51 nominees for this year’s $ 750,000 West Virginia Derby, which will be held Aug. 5. The 1 1/8-mile race for 3-year-olds is one of seven stakes on a nine-race program that will begin at the special first post time of 2 p.m. The Derby traditionally is ...

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Bejarano Keeps Cupid Off The Rail To Win West Virginia Derby

Regardless of which racetrack he choses and what horse he sends to the post, trainer Bob Baffert always seem to pick the right spot his major stakes competitors. On Saturday, Baffert registered his third victory in the past seven editions of the Grade 2, $ 750,000 West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort. This time it was a ...

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Cupid, Mo Tom Top Full Field In West Virginia Derby

A full field of 12 has been entered for Saturday’s 47th running of the Grade 2, $ 750,000 West Virginia Derby. The 1 1/8-mile event at Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort anchors a nine-race card comprised entirely of stakes. Post time for the first race will be 2 p.m. EDT. Cupid, whose resume already includes a pair of Grade 2 ...

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Departing May Seek West Virginia Encore On Derby Undercard

Departing returned to winning form when taking the Michael G. Schaefer Memorial at Indiana Grand Back in 2013, Departing registered one of the most dominating performances in the history of the Grade 2, $ 750,000 West Virginia Derby. His 8 ¾-length margin of victory remains the largest in the race since it attained graded status 14 years ago. Departing was ...

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Races, Purses Announced For 2016 West Virginia Breeders’ Classics

The $ 500,000 West Virginia Breeders’ Classic will highlight a 9 race program worth a total of $ 1,170,000 in stakes purses when Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races hosts West Virginia Breeders’ Classics XXX on Saturday, October 8. The $ 1,170,000 in purses for the 2016 edition of the West Virginia Breeders’ Classics was represents a $ 90,000 increase ...

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