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Pick 5 Carryover for Wednesday October 16th of $2,051

Sunday's Pick 5 proved too tough for anyone to hit and there will be a carryover of $2,051.81 into Wednesday's card.  The Sunday sequence looked tough on paper, and proved tough, especially after 25/1 shot Parker's Gibsongirl won the first leg. 

The Pick 5 on Wednesday will cover races 5 through 9 and is just a $0.25 base wager.  The takeout rate is a player friendly 15%.  

The sequence gets underway at 1:48pm (Pacific) and the first four legs will all be divisions of the McFadden Memorial Sprint Claiming Series.  

Riding champ Luis Torres back in the saddle after injury

It was a long five months for jockey Luis Torres this spring and summer. The 29 year-old jockey spent his days resting in his Vancouver, Washington home, watching his four year-old daughter Keiley, and heading to physical therapy appointments. But the desire to get back to riding horses was always present in the house.

Portland Meadows successful summer meet concludes; fall racing starts Wed. Oct. 2

Sunday marked the end of the Summer portion of the Portland Meadows 2013/14 season. Sixteen days of racing were conducted during the summer portion of the season, starting with opening day on Sunday July 21st, which saw thousands of customers come through the doors to watch racing under the Portland sunshine. Racing continues all fall and into the winter on Wednesdays and Sundays with an earlier first post of 12pm (Pacific).

Aloha Sweetheart wins the Far West Futurity

Aloha Sweetheart was acting up in the gate prior to the running of the $19,900 Far West Futurity on Sunday.
But jockey Jordan Hadley got his runner to calm down and run powerfully to take the 350 yard event. Aloha Sweetheart broke decently from the outside but really found her stride in the middle portions of the race.

Pick 5 Carryover for Sunday September 22nd

Nobody could navigate the rough Pick 5 waters on Wednesday at Portland Meadows as some long shots forced a one day carryover of $2,292.71 into the Pick 5 sequence on Sunday September 22nd. 

The Portland Meadows Pick 5 always covers races 5 through 9 at the track and features a low $0.25 cent base.  The wager also features a player friendly 15% takeout rate. 

The fifth race on Sunday gets underway at 3:33pm (Pacific). 

Portland Meadows Sunday Football Challenge is Back!

Portland Meadows Sunday Football Challenge Contest
Every Sunday Through December 29, 2013

Contest starts with 1:00pm Games:
Pick a total of 7 games and races.
Get them all right and win!
Minimum Grand Prize is *$1,000

*Prize pool grows by $200 every week if there are not any 7 of 7 winners.