Racing News

J Mancuso Dominates the Portland Meadows Fall Derby Finals

J Mancuso made it four wins in a row as he and Luis Torres cruised to an impressive win in the $15,550 Portland Meadows Fall Derby Finals on Sunday afternoon. Sent off as the 6/5 favorite in the field ten, J Mancuso broke right on cue and headed right to the front. He contested with second choice CM Got Overserved but gradually drew away to win by half a length in the end. CM Got Overserved finished up in second with Sensor running third.

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.