Racing News

Portland Meadows and the Oregon HBPA announce Throughbred Owner/Trainer Incentive Program

The Oregon HBPA is sponsoring a new Thoroughbred Owner/Trainer Incentive Program that will give bonuses to Thoroughbreds that run at Portland Meadows from August 14th to September 22nd. The program begins with the Wednesday August 14th card and every Thoroughbred that starts will receive a $100 starting bonus.

$100 bonus per start is effective for all runners for the following days:
August 14, 18, 21, 25, 28
September 2, 4, 11, 15, 18, 22

Live Schedule Reminder

Please be advised that Portland Meadows will have live racing on Sunday August 4, 2013. Post time is 1:45 PM and with 8 races scheduled, the last race will go off shortly after 5:00 PM.

Live racing from Portland Meadows will take a short break while the horses are at the Tillamook County Fair.

ALEXANDER 2013 Summer Handicapping Series

The Alexander Summer Handicapping Series kicked off on Saturday, featuring races from Southland Greyhound Park and Flagler Park. 33 entries battled for the $200 dollar prize pool and the free entries to the series finale. It was newcomer Rich Straub who found the winner of the first 3 races, got out to a commanding lead and never looked back. Rich hit a total of 5 out of 8 races and blew the competition away with a final total of $96.20 earning himself the first prize of $120 and an entry into the Final on September 28, 2013.

July REWARDS Bonus Point Lottery Winners

Congratulations to all of  the Portland Meadows REWARDS Bonus Point Lottery Winners for 7/28/13:

1st Prize of 50,000 Bonus Points:
# 2757 Frank Nemeth

2nd Prize of 25,000 Bonus Points:
#1626 James Laqua
#1397 Tony Moran

3rd Prize of 10,000 Bonus Points:
#2670 Gary Bothern
#2780 Scott Freeland
#2728 Harold Paulson
#2663 Jim Neace
#1333 Billy Attaway

Closed for Simulcast

Due to repairs, Portland Meadows is closed for simulcast today.
Sorry for the inconvenience.
Please visit the Rialto or The Copper Penny.

We will be open for regular business tomorrow at 9am.

Pick 4 Carryover Going Into Sunday August 4, 2013

No one hit the Pick 4 on Sunday July 28, 2013.

There will be a Pick 4 Carryover of $2,186.46 going into the Sunday August 4th card of racing.

The Pick 4 at Portland Meadows is offered as a $1 base bet on the last four races of the day, features a low 14% takeout rate, and is a 100% carryover pool.

"Sorry for the Long Lines – Customer Appreciation Day” Announced for Sunday August 4, 2013

Sunday July 21, 2013 was a day to remember at Portland Meadows for many good reasons. The day marked the beginning of our second Summer Race Meet and recent day records were set for attendance and handle. Portland Meadows does not charge for parking or admission but the crowd was estimated at about 6,000 people.

Portland Meadows Announces PNWBA Sanctioned BBQ Cook Off with $5,000 Cash Prize

Portland Mile Day is always one of the biggest race days of the year at the track. For the second consecutive year, the $35,000 Portland Mile along with the six other accompanying stakes races will take place on a special holiday Monday card of racing for Labor Day on Monday September 2, 2013.

A Day to Remember at Portland Meadows

When starter Harold Kent hit the button on the starting gate at 1:45pm on Sunday, the gates flew open and the 2013/14 season at Portland Meadows was underway. The crowd roared as nine Quarter Horses came flying down the home stretch, with Picture Me Rolln and Ruben Camacho grabbing the win in the season opener.