Racing News

Opening Day card drawn at Portland Meadows

Sixty three horses were entered for the eight race card for Portland Meadows Opening Day program on Sunday July 21st. First post time is at 1:45pm (Pacific) and Sunday will be the first of 49 live racing days at Portland Meadows for the 2013/2014 season.

“We’re very excited to get this season underway,” said Assistant General Manager and Director of Racing Jerry Kohls. “We’re thankful the horsemen showed up at the entry box and we’re happy about Opening Day card.”

OTB Closure - Coach's Beaverton

Please be advised that Coach's OTB in Beaverton will cease offering Off Track Betting at their location but will continue to be open for business.

The last day for OTB will be Sunday July 28, 2013.

We would like to thank our customers that visit Coach's for their years of support.  We hope that the Keystone Kafe (Sherwood/Lake Oswego), The Rialto (downtown), or Portland Meadows offer a suitable wagering alternative for you.

Gate To Wire - Portland Meadows Horse Racing TV Show on CSNNW

Portland Meadows is pleased to present “Gate To Wire,” airing on Comcast SportsNet NW Saturday nights at 6:00 PM throughout the summer.  Partnering with Portland creative firm Archetypes Creative, Portland Meadows aims to present compelling stories that delve deep behind the scenes of the horse racing world while offering a comprehensive view of one of the northwest’s oldest and most established sporting venues.

Opening Day Festivities Just Announced

Opening Day festivities have just been announced.  Click this link to see all the fun going on at the track on Sunday July 21, 2013!

Announcer and now AUTHOR Jason Beem

Our good friend and colleague Jason Beem has great news:  He is about to be published!

Here is the release from his publisher.

Summer Racing is Back!

Summer racing is back at Portland Meadows! Building upon our successful inaugural summer race meet, opening day for the 2013/14 live race meet is set for Sunday, July 21, 2013.

Bernadette Logan, Winner of the New Copper Penney OTB Finale on Saturday April 27th!

Congratulations to Bernadette Logan for winning the New Copper Penny OTB Derby Prep Handicapping Contest Finale on Saturday April 27, 2013!

Top 3 Finishers of the New Copper Penny finale:

  • Winner: Bernadette Logan - $40.00
  • 2nd Place: Jerry Liebertz - $31.60
  • 3rd Place: Jim Kleinke - $30.80

Charles Turner, Winner of the Alexander OTB Finale on Saturday April 20th!

Congratulations to Charles Turner for winning the Alexander OTB Derby Prep Handicapping Contest Finale on Saturday April 20, 2013!

New Copper Penny Handicap contest winners April 13th

Congratulations to Armando Fernandez for winning the 3rd Leg of the New Copper Penny OTB Derby Prep Handicapping Contest on Saturday April 13, 2013!

Kentucky Derby Party at Portland Meadows Updated 4/16/13

Festivities for our Kentucky Derby Party on Saturday May 4, 2013 have been updated!  Please click on this EVENTS page to find out more information.