Racing News

RETURN OF RACING TARGET: JANUARY 23 & 24

For 1-13-17
By Tom Harris

CLOSED FOR MONDAY OPERATIONS

For 1-9-17
By Tom Harris

PORTLAND MEADOWS CLOSED FOR MONDAY OPERATIONS

Portland, OR. – Due to ice and freezing conditions, Portland Meadows Officials closed the facility for Monday operations. The track had already cancelled live racing for Monday as Officials, Horsemen & Horsewomen met again today to determine to cancel live racing for Tuesday, Jan 10th as well.

SEVERE WINTER WEATHER FORCES CANCELLATION

For 1-9-17
By Tom Harris

SEVERE WINTER WEATHER FORCES CANCELLATION OF MONDAY CARD AT PORTLAND MEADOWS

Portland, OR. – In what was expected to be the first day of an extended race meet at Portland Meadows, a major winter weather system brought freezing rain, snow and ice conditions over the weekend which led to Track Officials and Oregon Horsemen and Horsewomen to cancel racing for Monday. The groups will meet again tomorrow morning to determine the situation for Tuesday.

NEW YEAR’S DAY RACING

For 12-31-16
By Tom Harris

NEW YEAR’S DAY RACING AT PORTLAND MEADOWS

Portland, OR. – The Portland oval will host a special New Year’s Day racing program with eight races slated for action. Portland Meadows will now have an extra two weeks of racing after officials met Friday to extend the meet as a “make up” for bad weather cancellations. This week, the Sunday program will be the only race day of the week as racing will resume on Monday, Jan. 9th.

RACE MEET EXTENDED

For 12-30-16
By Tom Harris

PORTLAND MEADOWS EXTENDS SEASON AMID WEATHER CONCERNS IN PACIFIC NORTHWEST

(The 70th season of racing at Portland Meadows just got a little longer!) Portland, OR. – A surge of Arctic blast weather expected to hit the area this Monday and Tuesday resulted in Portland Meadows Officials and Horsemen taking a preventative measure to avoid likely harsh racing conditions.

CARRYOVER ALERT! For Sunday January 1, 2017

For 12-30-16

CARRYOVER ALERT!

Live racing this Sunday will have a PICK 5 carryover of $15,674.04. First race goes to post at noon with 8 races on the card.

Post time will be 12 noon for the final three days of racing this season Portland Meadows.

PORTLAND MEADOWS CELEBRATES EARLY WITH NEW YEARS HANDICAP

12-26-16
By Tom Harris

PORTLAND MEADOWS CELEBRATES EARLY WITH NEW YEARS HANDICAP

Portland, OR. – Monday racing at Portland Meadows will present the New Years Handicap for Quarter Horses at 870 yards as a half dozen speedsters test the turn in the third race of the day worth $9,500 added for three year olds and upward.

OREGON CHAMPiONSHIP DAY RECAP

12-26-16
By Tom Harris

OREGON CHAMPiONSHIP DAY RECAP AT PORTLAND MEADOWS

Portland, OR. - Despite a heavy fog that settled in on Oregon Championship Day at Portland Meaadows Wednesday, the show went on. A wet-fast track greeted the contenders for the nine race card which offered a special event for each and every race.