Racing News

Congratulations Jim Kleinke!

Congratulations to Jim Kleinke for finishing tied for first in Preliminary Leg #1 of the Alexander OTB Derby Prep Handicapping Contest on Saturday March 9, 2013.


Contest Dates

  • Preliminary Leg #1 - Saturday March 16, 2013 - Races from Oaklawn Park
  • Preliminary Leg #2 - Saturday March 30, 2013 - Races from Gulfstream Park
  • Preliminary Leg #3 - Saturday April 13, 2013 - Races from Oaklawn Park
  • $1,500 Cash Prize Contest Final - Saturday April 27, 2013 - Races from Churchill Downs


Contest Dates

  • Preliminary Leg #1 - Saturday March 9, 2013 - Races from Tampa Bay Downs
  • Preliminary Leg #2 - Saturday March 23, 2013 - Races from Turfway Park
  • Preliminary Leg #3 - Saturday April 6, 2013 - Races from Aqueduct
  • $1,500 Contest Final, Saturday April 20, 2013 - Races from Keeneland

Phone Lines Functional Once Again

The Portland Meadows phone lines functional once again.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Portland Mile Winner Racing in the Big Cap at Santa Anita on Saturday 3/2/13

Portland Mile winner Deacon Speakin in the Grade 1 Santa Anita Handicap

Deacon Speakin in the winners circle after winning the 2012 Portland Mile

The Road to the Triple Crown goes through Portland Meadows!

While Portland Meadows doesn’t host any Triple Crown prep races, our handicappers and fans are definitely Triple Crown worthy.

Leading up to the Kentucky Derby, Portland Meadows will discuss one Derby prep race - our feature simulcast race of the week – in an online Google+ Hangout.

The Google+ Hangouts are limited to ten participants including five spots for the pros and insiders and five spots for fans of racing. All skills levels are welcome to participate.

NBC Sports 2013 "Road to the Kentucky Derby" TV Schedule

February 12, 2013
Contact: Bob Curran Jr. (212) 521-5326

The Jockey Club, NBC Sports Group Announce 2013 “Road to the Kentucky Derby” TV Schedule

Series Features Six Key Races and the Road to the Kentucky Derby Preview Show on Four Consecutive Weekends Beginning Saturday, March 23

Portland Meadows Donation Drive - Jockey April Boag Loses Home in Fire

Portland Meadows jockey April Boag lost her home and all of her belongings in a fire on February 11, 2013.

April and her two children escaped any serious injuries, but have nothing left, only the clothes they had on at the time.

Portland Meadows Racetrack is collecting donations to help April and her family through Thursday, February 21 and will ship everything to April and her family on the following day.

PM REWARDS January 2013 Promotion

We'd like to buy you breakfast!

In January 2013, the monthly Portland Meadows REWARDS promotion is "Free Breakfast Tomorrow."  It's as simple as making a few wagers on a Saturday in January (using your REWARDS card of course) and we'll buy you breakfast at the track on Sunday.

Full details can be found on the REWARDS page found HERE.