Racing News

Sunday Stakes Wrap-Up

Calypsonoted Romps in the Janet Wineberg Stakes

$15,000 Bill Wineberg & $15,000 Janet Wineberg Stakes Headline Weekend of Racing

The $15,000 Bill Wineberg Stakes on Saturday and the $15,000 Janet Wineberg Stakes on Sunday will headline the weekend of racing at Portland Meadows. The Bill Wineberg Stakes for the two year old colts and geldings drew nine runners and will be the 8th race on Saturday, while the Janet Wineberg Stakes for the two year old fillies drew five runners and will be run as race 4 on Sunday. First post both days at Portland Meadows will be 1pm.


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.