Sun, 2013-12-29

Today is HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY day at Portland Meadows...It's our way of saying thank you to a great 2013! And if you didn’t get enough gifts over the holiday or just want a few more... come to PM and we’ll look after you! There will be numerous activities, prizes and specials throughout the track today.

Doors open at 9:00 AM and live racing starts at 12:00 PM. There will be eleven live races on the day and with a new race approximately every half hour racing will go on until about 4:30 PM.

Free Mystery Voucher

Sign up online to receive your free mystery voucher. Registration will open on Monday December 16, 2013 at Once you register, you will be emailed a pdf that with a QR code. Bring the pdf (printed or on your smartphone) on HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY day to see if you won the top prize of $5,000! Everyone who registers is a winner and the minimum prize is $2.

Second Chance Draw

We want you to win! In the event your bet is not a winner at the windows please don’t throw it away. Simply write your name and on the back of the ticket and place it in the drum in the main entrance with the horse artwork on the mainline. We will have lots of draws for:

  • Betting Vouchers (Value up to $500)
  • Portland Meadows F&B Gift Cards (Value up to $100)
  • Portland Meadows Merchandise (Hats, Shirts, Jockey Boot Glasses)
  • Portland Trail Blazers Club Level Tickets (In pairs. Club Level seats include complimentary food and non-alcoholic beverages)
  • Portland Winterhawks Tickets (In pairs)

There will be 150 tickets drawn in total – 50 tickets will be drawn after each of the 4th, 6th, and 8th races of the day. You can enter as much as you want and you must use a losing ticket from a Portland Meadows live horse race (losing simulcast tickets do not count) as your entry. Only one prize per person and you must be present to win.

Please click HERE for complete prize list.

$1, $2, & $3 Specials

There will be lots of food and beverage specials at every stand, restaurant and bar including:

  • $1 - Hot Dog
  • $1 - Cup of Chili
  • $1 - Hot Spiced Apple Cider
  • $2 - Chili Cheese Fries
  • $2 - Live Racing Program
  • $3 - Pulled Pork Sandwich


Every REWARDS member that makes at least $50 in wagers throughout the day (all tracks including simulcast wagers) will automatically earn 10,000 bonus REWARDS points.  Points will be added to each REWARDS member's account on Monday December 30, 2013.  To learn more about the REWARDS program please click HERE.

HorsePlay – Kids Zone

HorsePlay is open every Sunday. In our kids zone your horse crazy child can get their face painted and a special balloon animal from Mr. Zee. There are always fun activities from our HorsePlay host Michelle. Stop by and say hi!

Horse Racing 101

“HR 101 – Learn to Play the Ponies” is a Sunday staple and a fan favorite. Need help reading the program or learning the lingo? Professor Bob Travers hosts a fun and interactive lesson on the second floor Clubhouse level starting at 11:00 AM. The class generally goes on for about an hour. In case you can’t make the class, look for our Personal Gamblin’ Guides in their red shirts. They walk around the track and are here to help you.

Special Screening

Director Vanessa Renwick will also be at the track for a special screening of her documentary titled "PORTLAND MEADOWS."  PORTLAND MEADOWS is a rhythmic portrait exploring Portland’s horse race track.  The fifteen minute film will be shown on all TVs throughout the day and fans will have an opportunity to visit and speak with the filmmaker.

There is no charge for parking or admission at Portland Meadows.