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  1. Little separates top three in West Va. Derby

    Matt Hegarty

    Zanjero, a five-time stakes-placed colt trained by Steve Asmussen, is a slight favorite on the track's morning line over nine other 3-year-olds in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby on Saturday at Mountaineer.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2007
  2. Arneault-led racino operation expanding

    Chris Lincoln

    The inaugural Presque Isle Downs meet in Pennsylvania follows Saturday's $1.55M card at Mountaineer for blossoming racino operation.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2007
  3. Strong field set for West Virginia Derby

    Chris Lincoln

    A field of 10 is set for this Saturday's 38th running of the $750,000 West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer Race Track & Gaming Resort.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2007
  4. West Va. Derby: 'B' team takes shot at big bucks

    Matt Hegarty

    The leaders in the 3-year-old division are gradually returning to the races after a mid-summer hiatus, and on Saturday 10 second-tier 3-year-olds will try to move up in the standings.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2007
  5. Bright One wins $750,000 West Virginia Derby

    Marty McGee

    Bright One proved easily best when making his first start in a graded stakes and his first around two turns Sunday in the Grade 3 West Virginia Derby, as he led every step of the way at Mountaineer's signature event.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2006
  6. West Virginia Derby big test for Bright One

    Marty McGee

    Fans at Mountaineer hardly could have asked for a more exciting and competitive race than what awaits them Sunday with the 37th running of the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (ESPN 5 p.m. ET). Flashy Bull and Wanna Runner headline the action.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2006
  7. West Virginia Derby looks full up

    Mary Rampellilni

    Ablo, Dover Dere, and Magna Graduate are among the top horses expected for the Grade 3, $750,000 West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer Race Track on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2005
  8. Baird first North American trainer to milestone

    Dale Baird became the first North American trainer to saddle 9,000 winners when Frazee's Folly took the eighth race Friday night at Mountaineer Race Track & Gaming Resort.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2004
  9. Dispute shuts down Mountaineer

    Joe DeVivo

    A dispute between Mountaineer Race Track and the local Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association has shut down simulcasting and live racing there.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2004
  10. Taylor Made for Little Rock

    Steve Kim

    Jermain Taylor isn't the main event on this PPV card, but to many he is.

    AssociateStory | March 31, 2003
  11. DiBella takes the act out West

    Steve Kim

    What happens when one fighter falls out and the venue gets changed? Ask Lou DiBella.

    AssociateStory | March 18, 2003
  12. Wiseman's Ferry the one to catch

    Karen M. Johnson

    There are plenty of juicy spots for 3-year-old males who don't rank among the leaders of their division, and one such race is Saturday's $600,000 West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer Race Track.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2002
  13. Q&A with Felix Trinidad

    Charles Rigler

    Felix Trinidad says he's hitting "harder now than ever" as he trains for his May bout against Hacine Cherifi.

    AssociateStory | April 16, 2002
  14. 'Sister Smoke' to fight March 19 at Chester, W. Va.

    CHESTER, W.Va. -- Jacqui "Sister Smoke" Frazier, the daughter of former heavyeight champion Smokin' Joe Frazier, will appear in her second professional boxing match March 19 at Mountaineer Race Track and Gaming Resort. Frazier will fight Annie B...

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2000
  15. Pennybaker will be Ali's next foe

    CHESTER, W.Va. -- Laila Ali, the daughter of former champion Muhammad Ali, will meet Shadina Pennybaker on Nov. 10 at Mountaineer Race Track and Gaming Resort. The four-round women's heavyweight fight will be the second as a professional for Ali and...

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 1999
  16. Laila Ali schedules second pro fight

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Muhammad Ali's daughter plans to enter the ring again, this time at Mountaineer Race Track and Gaming Resort in Chester. Laila Ali, 21, has scheduled her second professional fight for Nov. 10 at the resort in West Virginia's Nor...

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 1999