Economic Impact Study

Economic Impact Study

The horse racing industry in Oregon contributed more than $202.6 million in output to Oregon’s economy in 2010 as indicated by a recent ECONorthwest study titled “Portland Meadows, County Fair Meets and the Horse Racing Industry in Oregon: Impacts on rural and urban economies in 2010.”

ECONorthwest was contracted by the entire horse racing industry in Oregon including: Portland Meadows, Eastern Oregon Livestock Show, Josephine County Race Meet, Crooked River Roundup, Tillamook County Fair, Harney County Fair, Oregon Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association, Oregon Quarter Horse Racing Association, and Oregon Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association.

The study is now available as a download HERE.