Racing News

New track record - 220 yards

L Bar D Snow Princes sets new 220 yard track record

Just Announced - Alexander OTB Handicapping Contest

Portland Meadows and Alexander OTB are pleased to announce the launch of the:

Alexander OTB Winter Greyhound Handicapping Contest

The contest will feature three preliminary legs, beginning on Saturday December 15, 2012 and will end with a $1,500 cash prize final on Saturday February 9, 2013.

$20,000 Route Claiming Series Final

The $20,000 Final of the O.H.B.P.A. Route Claiming Series will headline the closing day card at Portland Meadows on Sunday December 9th. The series started out back on Sunday October 28th when 27 horses competed at a mile and a sixteenth for a $2,500 claiming tag. Eighteen of those runners continued on to Leg 2 of the series, which involved racing at one mile and one eighth for a $4,000 claiming tag. Now, the Finals are upon us, and a full field of twelve is expected for the one mile and one quarter event that will feature a $20,000 purse.

Sneakin Bye dominates the Baxter Andruss Futurity Finals

Sneakin Bye broke beautifully and went right to the front, never looking back in taking $28,400 Baxter Andruss Oregon Bred Futurity Final at Portland Meadows on Sunday afternoon. Sent off at odds of 8/1 in the field of ten, Sneakin Bye ($19.20) broke great and went right to the front under jockey Debbie Hoonan.

The Winning Ticket Radio Show - Now Available as Archived Podcast

Portland Meadows and Freedom 970 AM are pleased to announce that the Winning Ticket Radio Show is now being podcast.

Please click HERE to listen to archived shows.

The Winning Ticket is a weekly horse racing radio show hosted by Portland Meadows Announcer Jason Beem.  It is available live on Freedom 970 AM every Saturday morning from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Bradens Bustlinbooty takes The Memorial

Bradens Bustlinbooty ($6.00) overcame a slow beginning to get up and win the $7,000 Memorial by a neck on Sunday at Portland Meadows. Sent off as the 2/1 second choice in the field of six, Bradens Bustlinbooty and Luis Torres had to make up ground right from the start.

PM REWARDS Giveaway Winners



The following PM Rewards members wagered a minimum of $20 on Thursday November 22, 2012 and were randomly selected as the winners of the three 50,000 points giveaways.

  • Trac Do
  • Larry Arnsberg
  • Terry Detz

Congratulations! The points have been added to your accounts.

1,000,000 PM REWARDS Points Giveaway and Free Breakfast Buffet

Sunday December 9, 2012 is closing day of the inaugural Summer & Fall live race meet and Portland Meadows would like to thank all our great fans who supported us with our new racing schedule with 1,000,000 in PM REWARDS points and a *free breakfast buffet.

The buffet will be hosted at the North End Bar & Grill

Portland Meadows Welcomes New Jockey Jose Delgadillo

At just seventeen years of age, Jose Delgadillo isn’t doing what most kids his age might be doing on the day before Thanksgiving. Many are finishing up class, or heading out of town to visit family, but Jose Delgadillo was riding his first mounts as a professional jockey at Portland Meadows. The son of veteran Southern Californian rider Agapito Delgadillo, Jose picked up two mounts Wednesday afternoon. He was scheduled to start on Saturday November 24th, but when jockey Rocco Bowen was off his mounts for the Wednesday card, Delgadillo was ready.