Claiming Series Action

Claiming Series Action

Wednesdays are Claiming Series Days at Portland Meadows

Every Wednesday from October 9, 2013 through December 4, 2013 Portland Meadows will feature three separate Claiming Series that will offer up great betting action on the track and excitement at the claiming box for owners, trainers and jockeys. The Claiming Series’ are each a three round series that consists of two preliminary legs and a final that carries a purse of $15,000.

The first preliminary leg in each series will feature a claiming price of $2,500 and a purse of $5,800.

The second preliminary leg in each series will be run exactly three weeks later at a claiming level of $3,200 and a purse of $6,200.

Each series Final will carry a $15,000 purse and will also be run exactly three weeks after the second preliminary leg.  There will be a unique purse distribtuion for the $15,000 Series Finals to reward all the starters

Finish - Purse $ Earned - % of Purse
1st - $6,000 - 40.00%
2nd - $2,550 - 17.00%
3rd - $1,650 - 11.00%
4th - $1,200 - 8.00%
5th throught 12th - $450 - 3.00%

In the preliminary legs, horses will be trying to accrue points in order to be eligible for the final.  Horses must race in both of the two preliminary legs with the top twelve point earners from the preliminary legs earning entry into the final. The point system for the preliminary legs are as follows:

Points System
1st Place—5 points
2nd Place—4 points
3rd Place—3 points
4th Place—2 points
5th Place—1 point

The first of the Series is the City of Roses Filly and Mare Sprint Claiming Series that gets underway on October 9th at a distance of 5F.   Colt and gelding sprinters will get their chance on October 16th when the McFadden Memorial Sprint Claiming Series gets underway. Then the distance runners will get there shot starting on October 23rd in the Oregon H.B.P.A. Route Claiming Series.

Here is the schedule for the Claiming Series’ this fall at Portland Meadows:

City of Roses F&M Sprint Claiming Series

  • Leg 1 - Wednesday October 9, 2013 - $2,500 Claiming - $5,800 Purse - 5F
  • Leg 2 - Wednesday October 30, 2013 - $3,200 Claiming - $6,200 Purse - 5 1/2F
  • Final - Wednesday November 20, 2013 - $4,000 Claiming - $15,00 Purse - 6F

McFadden Memorial Sprint Claiming Series

  • Leg 1 - Wednesday October 16, 2013 - $2,500 Claiming - $5,800 Purse - 5F
  • Leg 2 - Wednesday November 6, 2013 - $3,200 Claiming - $6,200 Purse - 5 1/2F
  • Final - Wednesday November 27, 2013 - $4,000 Claiming - $15,00 Purse - 6F

Oregon H.B.P.A. Route Claiming Series

  • Leg 1 - Wednesday October 23, 2013 - $2,500 Claiming - $5,800 Purse - 1 1/16M
  • Leg 2 - Wednesday November 13, 2013 - $3,200 Claiming - $6,200 Purse - 1 1/8M
  • Final - Wednesday December 4, 2013 - $4,000 Claiming - $15,00 Purse - 1 1/4M

Current Points Standings (updated through racing completed on November 13, 2013)

City of Roses F&M Sprint Claiming Series after Leg 2 (Standings, Horse Name, Point total)
1. Scent of Chrism, 7
1. Carlotta Del Sol, 7
1. Salon Blonde, 7
1. All The Rage, 7
5. Drawing Breath, 6
6. Midnight Matty, 5
6. Impulzive Kate, 5 (Not eligible for Final)
8. Spool Girl, 4
8. Chelsea’s Flame, 4
10. Wild Chica, 3
11. Controlableimpulse, 2
11. Gotaminute, 2
13. Charging City, 1

Horses who are also eligible for the final with 0 points:
Postess
Cascadian’s Story
Tommy’s Pick
Dee Dee K

McFadden Memorial Sprint Claiming Series after Leg 2
1. Zilver, 9
1. Wheels of Fire, 9
3. Bad Boy K, 8
4. My Man's No Lady, 6
4. Bosco's Qwik, 6
4. Defend Liberty, 6
7. Ezinmotion, 5
7. Swiss Lightning, 5
7. The Bien's Gift, 5
10. Hit the Juice, 4 (not eligible for Final)
10. Slew The Cat, 4 (not eligible for Final)
10.. Smart As Jim, 4 (not eligible for Final)
13. Mr. Top Kat, 3
13. Fighting City Hall, 3
13. Buck's Bro, 3 (not eligible for Final)
13. Twist My Kazoo, 3
17. Declan Downs, 2
17. Escaping the Storm, 2
19. One Lucky Hoss, 1 (not eligible for Final)
19. Tanner's Event, 1 (not eligible for Final)
19. Kool Comic, 1
22. Joker’s Appeal, 0
 

O.H.B.P.A. Route Claiming Series after Leg 2 
1. Swiss Exploit, 10
1. Mamoonya, 10
3. Shakereadynroll, 8
4. It’s Our Pleasure, 7
5. Windshadows, 5
6. Doctor Pav, 4
6. Adam N Ryan, 4
8. Tiz I Is, 3 (not eligible for final)
8. Tenatious Spirit, 3
10. Wandering Dreamer, 2
11. Over and Under, 1
11. Steel Blue, 1 (not eligible for final)
11. Red Sea, 1
11. Dee Rain, 1
15. Cousin Eddy, 0