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Charles Town Jockey Club, Inc.

Charles Town Jockey Club, Inc. West Virginia
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$15.95

  

Stock #: 601204
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Charles Town
State: West Virginia (WV)
County: Jefferson
Publisher: John Myefly Company
Postmark: 1949 Feb-4
PM City: Martinsburg
PM State: WV
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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This track constructed in the fall of 1933 and operated by the Shenandoah Valley Jockey Club. In the fall of 1933 and Spring Meeting of 1934, since which time it has been operated by the Charles Town Jockey Club Inc. This track is a 3/4 mile oval located in the north most end of the Shenandoah Valley, 60 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. and 26 miles west of Frederick, Maryland on route #340, in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. It is a modern plant in every respect and of Spanish Design and in its beautiful setting overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains and directly facing the picturesque Harper's Ferry Gap, and in close proximity to the famous Virginia thoroughbred breeding center. Two meetings are held annual, May and December of each year.