Racing News

Stanford's Jockey of the Week & Trainer of the Week - August 21 to 26

Torres and Velasquez take home Stanford’s Jockey and Trainer of the Week awards

Jockey Luis Torres continued his career season at Portland Meadows as he added six more wins to bring his total to 40 winners through just seventeen days of racing. Torres had those six wins from just seventeen mounts, good for a 35% winning percentage, highest among riders with more than five mounts on the week. This is Luis’ second time this season taking home the Stanford’s Jockey of the Week award.

ShowVivor - Important Update

Hello,

There was an issue closing the ShowVivor contest tonight so for the purposes of the ShowVivor game, racing was "cancelled" and everyone get's a free pass and continues on to the next live race day - Friday August 3, 2012.

$10,000 Turf Club Handicapping Contest Announced

Are you the best horseplayer on the west coast?  Prove it in our $10,000 Turf Club Handicapping Contest on Sunday September 30, 2012

Please click on the following event page for full contest details:

http://www.portlandmeadows.com/news-events/events/2012-09-30/10000-turf-club-handicapping-contest

New Giveaway Item Just Announced

Portland Meadows is pleased to announce that on Sunday, August 26, 2012 there will be a special visitor to the track: legendary cartoonist PEB.

PEB will be onsite to autograph his commemorative Portland Summer Racing Poster.  For more information please click on the following events link:

http://www.portlandmeadows.com/news-events/events/2012-08-26/peb-commemorative-portland-summer-racing-poster-giveaway

Matty J is on fire

Matty J is on Fire!

Expert handicapper Matt Jukich is picking winners left, right, and center… or since he is Canadian… centre!

Through July 25, Matt’s first choices have won a remarkable 18 times from 44 races, good for a 41% win rate.

Matt’s picks and write up for every horse in to go are available in every live Portland Meadows program and are also available as PDF downloads on the Portland Meadows website under the “Handicapping” portion of the new Portland Meadows website.

Luis Torres off to a flying start

Luis Torres off to a flying start at Portland Meadows, wins six races

Win up to $25,000 with Ultimate ShowVivor Online Contest

Win up to $25,000 in Portland Meadows new Ultimate ShowVivor Online Contest

Portland Meadows is excited to announce our newest contest: the Ultimate ShowVivor Online Contest. It’s free to sign up and play, easy to use, tons of fun, and best of all, you can win up to $25,000 in cash! Simply visit www.portlandmeadows.com and under the “PROMOTIONS” tab you’ll find the ShowVivor Contest page. Once you reach the page, you can visit the Contest Registration page and follow the prompts to sign up.

New - Turf Club Buffets

Portland Meadows is pleased to announce our new Turf Club Buffets.

The Turf Club is Portland Meadows premier area on the third floor of our grandstand and includes reserved seating with a minimum of one TV per table

Every Wednesday night and Sunday afternoon, Portland Meadows will host a delicious buffet with hand carved items and exhibition style cooking among many other tasty delights.

Important Note: Early Pick 4 Added to races 1-4 - Wed 7/18/12

The early Pick 4 (covering races 1-4) for Wednesday July 18, 2012 was mistakenly left off the betting profile from and thus the wager is not listed as an available wager in our programs.

The mistake has been corrected and the Pick 4 pool (covering races 1-4) has been manually added in and is available for wagering.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

The Portland Meadows Pick 4 is one of racing’s best wagers with its 100% carryover provision if no one hits 4 out of 4 and its low 14% takeout rate.