Racing News


Portland Meadows announced today the launch of the Breeders’ Cup $500K Pay Day promotion that will be conducted in partnership with the Breeders’ Cup and nineteen other simulcast sites across the country. This is the second year in a row that the Breeders’ Cup is offering this co-promotion with its simulcast partners.

Horseplay Kids Zone

We are pleased to announce that Horseplay - Kids Zone will be open for live racing every Sunday through the end of the Fall meet which ends on Sunday December 9, 2012.

Look for great activities for children and special visits from Mr. Z doing his great ballons with a twist and Tina Connolly's fun face paintings.

Mr. Z's Hallowe'en Special - Chicken on a Bike with a Ghost

Customer Appreciation Day Winners

Saturday October 6 was Customer Appreciation Day at Portland Meadows. In addition to great racing and the unbelievable $1 specials, we offered up great prizes including a trip to the 2012 Breeders’ Cup.

Local fan Anna Tolokovay had her named pulled and receives a great package which includes to two Turf Club tickets for the Breeders’ Cup on November 2 and November 3, hotel accommodations, and $1,000 in spending cash.

The following people also won great prizes

$3,558.35 Pick 4 Carryover - Wed Oct 3, 2012

There is a $3,558.35 Pick 4 carryover going into the Wednesday October 3, 2012 early P4 covering Races 1-4.

The Portland Meadows P4 is one of the best wagers in horse racing with its low 14% takeout rate.  Add in the carryover this Wednesday and you have the can't miss wagering opportunity of the day.

James McMahan $10k Handicapping Contest Winner

1st Place - James McMahan

2nd Place - Jim Kuvallis

3rd Place - Loren Carlson

NEW CONTEST - Sunday Football Challenge Contest

We are pleased to announce that every Sunday through the remainder of 2012 will be a Sunday Football Challenge Contest Day at Portland Meadows.

Pick the winners of seven events - horse races and football games vs. the spread - and share in the minimum $1,000 prize pool.  If no one selects 7 of 7, $200 will be added to the prize pool and it will carry over to the following Sunday.

Jockey Charlie Allen Loses 85 Pounds to Ride and Help a Friend

Charlie Allen Before and After Getting in Race Riding Shape


Sprint Claiming Series - Recaps - Updated with pictures

Zilver Hanging Tough on the Rail

$1,000 Cash Prize Wednesday Contest Central

Wednesday Night Handicapping Contest Central

Fans of Portland Meadows love the $1,000 Cash Prize Handicapping Contest that is offered every Wednesday night of the Summer Race Meet.

The cost for the contest is $10 for PM REWARDS Members ($20 otherwise) plus each contestant must purchase the $30 contest bankroll to cover a single $2 WPS in each of the 5 mandatory contest races.

Each week is its own individual competition covering Portland Meadows races 3-7 and takes place in the third floor Turf Club.

The payouts are as follows: