Racing News

Alexander Summer Handicapping Series: Leg 3 Winner

Alexander Summer Handicapping Series: Leg 3

Crew Leader wins the Portland Mile

Crew Leader stalked the early pace and drew off down the lane to win the 49th running of the $38,700 Portland Mile on Monday at Portland Meadows. Sent off as the 5/2 second choice in the field of seven, Crew Leader ($7.40) set up shop in second early as jockey Debbie Hoonan yielded to Touch the Sun who wanted to set the pace.

Portland Meadows to pay out $140,000 in purses on Portland Mile Day

The Portland Mile on Labor Day September 2nd is not only the richest race of the season at Portland Meadows boasting a purse of $35,000 added, but the entire card of racing will feature $140,000 in purses to be distributed.

“It’s going to be a great day for the track and for the horsemen here,” said Director of Racing Jerry Kohls. “Labor Day has become a day that many of the horsemen here point to because they know it’s a chance for their best horses to really earn some nice paydays.”

Gate To Wire TV Show on CSNNW - New Air Times

Please note that Gate to Wire will have a new air time. The upcoming schedule is as follows:

Original broadcast: Saturday 8/31 6:30pm (following the Ducks Postgame Show)
Rebroadcast: Sunday 9/1 1:00 am (late Saturday night) & 10:30am & 12:30pm

Original broadcast: Saturday 9/7 6:00pm (following the Ducks Postgame Show)
Re-broadcast: Sunday 9/8 1:30am (late Saturday night) & 10:30am & 12:30pm

Twenty nominated for the Portland Mile on Labor Day

Nominations have been released for the 49th running of the $35,000 Portland Mile. Twenty horses nominated for the event, which is the Signature Race annually at Portland Meadows.

“The list of nominations this year is very impressive,” said Director of Racing Jerry Kohls. “I can’t recall in recent history such a talented group of nominees for this race.”

Portland Meadows will feature a $5,000 Mystery Voucher Giveaway on Labor Day, September 2nd

Portland Meadows will be giving fans a special chance for a big score on Portland Mile Day coming up on Labor Day, Monday September 2nd. It is also a guaranteed winner, as we're giving away Mystery Vouchers that could be worth up to $5,000!


After the first half furlong, Dare Me Devil and Rocco Bowen found themselves last in the field of nine for the $16,300 Oregon H.B.P.A. Sprint. However Bowen was never concerned as they were still close up. As the field went into the far turn, Ultimate Question and Sought For Speed had already done battle through an opening quarter in 22.52 seconds. Dare Me Devil inhaled those rivals nearing the quarter pole and edged away down the stretch to win by a length and a quarter in the end.

$0.25 Pick 5 Added to Wagering Profile

Starting on Wednesday August 14, 2013 - the next live race day of the 2013/14 Portland Meadows live race meet - there will be a $0.25 base bet Pick 5 offered on Races 5 through 9. The Portland Meadows Pick 5 will offer a 15.00% take-out rate.

Customer Appreciation Day - 250,000 Points REWARDS Draw Winners

Portland Meadows would like to congratulate the winners from the 250,000 Points REWARDS Draw

The winning REWARDS members are:

  • Monica Wilkerson
  • Timothy Hunter
  • Don Waterman
  • Joyce Olson
  • Raymond Karczewski

Each of the winners had 50,000 REWARDS points added to their account.