Racing News

2015-16 Live Racing Schedule Announced

Live racing returns to Portland Meadows on Monday October 5, 2015.

The 2015-2016 race meet will cover 37 live race dates with racing on Monday and Tuesday afternoons. Live racing at Portland Meadows will continue through closing day – Tuesday, February 16, 2016. There will not be any live racing on Monday, October 15, 2015, Monday, January 18, 2016 or Monday, February 15, 2016.

Post time is 12:00 p.m. every live day.

Independence Day Weekend - Great Simulcasting Action

Watch & Wager on great stakes action all weekend long.  Portland Meadows and all of our Oregon OTBs will be open for business.

Saturday, July 4th

Belmont Park - Stars & Stripes Festival

  • This is the second running of this great event.
  • 6 graded stakes for $3.8M in purses including the $1.25M Belmont Derby Invitational and the $1M Belmont Oaks Invitational.
  • Multiple guaranteed pools to wager into.

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STRONACH GROUP ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING ‘COALITION FOR HORSE RACING INTEGRITY’

The Stronach Group (TSG), long at the forefront of equine and human safety in racing, recognizes and has actively promoted significant advances in racing medication with the belief that safety measures and jockey welfare are paramount to the advancement and perception of Thoroughbred racing throughout the world.

NTRA SEEKS HORSEPLAYER COMMENTS ON PUSH FOR NEW IRS RULES

The following is a press release from the National Thoroughbred Racing Association:

In response to efforts spearheaded by the NTRA, the United States Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are considering changes to reporting and withholding requirements related to pari-mutuel winnings.

Simulcasting from Les Bois Park in Boise, Idaho now Available

Portland Meadows and the entire Oregon OTB Network are pleased to announce that will be simulcasting horse racing from Les Bois Park in Boise, Idaho.

Les Bois Park has not simulcast their races in recent years but will be this year.

Opening Day is Saturday May 16th and Post Time is 1:00 PM (Pacific).

You can watch and wager on many jockeys, trainers, and horses that you would be familiar with from Portland Meadows.

Please click HERE to learn more about Les Bois Park.

DERBY DAY SILENT AUCTION FUNDRAISER TO SUPPORT PERMANENTLY DISABLED JOCKEYS FUND AT PORTLAND MEADOWS

A consortium of racing organizations has announced a Derby Day fundraising campaign to be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 25 tracks and racing venues across the U.S. to raise funds for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF).

Watch and Wager on the Dubai World Cup on Sat 3/28/15

On Saturday March 28, 2015, Portland Meadows and the entire Oregon OTB Network will be simulcasting the richest race in the world, the $10M Dubai World Cup.

The 2015 Dubai World Cup Carnival, at the legendary Meydan Racecourse, has been thrilling fans since early January and there’s unprecedented excitement remaining.

A Look Back at the 2014-15 Season at Portland Meadows

When Run Atom and Jennifer Whitaker crossed the finish line in front in the 9th race on Tuesday, it capped off the 68th season of live racing at Portland Meadows. The 38 day meet got underway on October 12th and Opening Day saw a huge throng of fans show up to see racing return to the Rose City. Spot of Salt ran his local record to 4 for 4 when he won the $9,800 Frog Lake Handicap for jockey Jose Zunino who had three winners on the Opening Day program. 

Portland Meadows 2014-15 Live Race Meet Sees Average Daily Handle Increases Over 2013-14 Meet

Portland Meadows’ thirty-six day live racing season ended on Tuesday February 10, 2015 concluding the 68th season of live racing that got underway on October 12, 2014. Average daily handle was up as both in-state and export handle saw increases this season compared with the previous meet.

Instant Racing Now Available At Portland Meadows

Portland Meadows is excited to announce that Instant Racing is now available at the Colt Club.