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Ara Russell highlights sprinters field


CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- Blair Major's stakes-winning gelding Ara Russell, assigned top weight of 121 pounds, heads a field of six sprinters scheduled to go in tonight's 6 1/2 -furlong handicap feature at the Charles Town Races.

The race, the 10th on the card, is the first in a series of five handicaps for 3-year-olds and upward to be run during the summer meet at distances ranging from 6 1/2 furlongs to 1 1/4 miles.

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