Racing News

Leg 2 of the Route Claiming Series on Saturday afternoon

Nineteen runners have been entered in two divisions of Leg 2 of the O.H.B.P.A. Route Claiming Series on Saturday November 17th. Carded as races five and seven on the nine race program, these horses are competing to accrue points to earn one of the coveted twelve spots in the $20,000 Final that will be run on closing day, Sunday December 9th. Here is the point system used in Leg’s 1 and 2, with the top twelve point earners getting a spot in the Final.

Racing Fan adds Portland Meadows to his list of tracks visited

Dale Hargrave added Portland Meadows to his growing list of tracks he’s visited on Wednesday. The 64 year-old former Social Studies teacher from Virginia has turned his passion for racing into a long and fun journey. Portland Meadows is the 40th track Hargrave has visited since he started following racing back in 1964.

Stopin Memo coming into her own as Oregon Championship Day approaches

Stopin Memo’s career almost never got off the ground. The three year old filly now resides in the barn of trainer Steve Fisher and has won three races in a row heading into Oregon Championship Day presented by Spirit Mountain Casino on Sunday November 18th. However, her early problems and her good bloodlines almost made her strictly a broodmare prospect

Oregon Championship Day Preview - Midda's Gold Touch

Midda’s Gold Touch hopes that third time is the charm on Oregon Championship Day presented by Spirit Mountain Casino

Midda's Gold Touch shown winning the $10,000 Overnight Handicap at Portland Meadows on February 22, 2012

Cantchaco looking to prove he’s for real in the $25,000 Don Jackson Futurity

Cantchaco in the Winner's Circle after his Bill Wineberg Stakes score

LG Jet set to take off in the $12,500 Oregon His

LG JET - Shown winning the Bill Wineberg Stakes on Oregon Championship Day presented by Spirit Mountain Casino in 2011

Nominations Released for Oregon Championship Day presented by Spirit Mountain Casino on Sunday November 18

Seventy five horses were nominated for the seven Oregon bred stakes races that will make up the majority of Oregon Championship Day which is presented by Spirit Mountain Casino. This special, all Oregon bred card of racing will take place on Sunday November 18, 2012 and features the best of Oregon horse racing.