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Dec 02, 1933

Charles Town Race Track opened

1959

Owners of Maryland's Pimlico Race Course bought Charles Town Race Track

Other events that happened on or around 1959

1964

Maryland Pimlico Race Course installed lighting to compete with newer tracks

Other events that happened on or around 1964

1976

Shenandoah Downs closed

Other events that happened on or around 1976

1978

Kenton Corporation bought Charles Town and Shenandoah Downs racetracks

Other events that happened on or around 1978

1979

Referendum approved Sunday racing

Other events that happened on or around 1979

1983

Charles Town Race Track sold to Rapid America Corporation

Other events that happened on or around 1983

Nov 05, 1996

Jefferson County voters approve video lottery

Other events that happened on or around November 05, 1996

Jan, 1998

Multi-million dollar simulcast center added at Charles Town Races

Other events that happened on or around January, 1998

2003

Charlest Town Racing expanded to 3,500 video slots

Other events that happened on or around 2003

Dec 05, 2009

Jefferson County voters approved table games at Charles Town Races.


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