Where Is Mountaineer Racetrack & Gaming Resort?


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Mountaineer Racetrack and Gaming Resort's location is nearby Chester, West Virginia. The resort opened on May 19, 1951, by the Charles Town Jockey Club, and was given the name Waterford Park. It was renamed Mountaineer Racetrack in 2001.

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As of 2015, Mountaineer Racetrack is owned by MTR Gaming Group Inc. In addition to the horse racing, the track operates about 50 table games, including roulette and blackjack. The main horse track is a dirt oval track of 1 mile. Mountaineer also has 7furlong-long turf track located inside the dirt. The West Virginia Derby, Mountaineer's most well-known race, is held on the first Saturday of August.

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