Racing News

Chicks Snowbound takes the Portland Meadows Fall Derby

The race was billed as a match up between the two favorites Danner and EZ Gamer, but it was Chicks Snowbound who beat them both as she scored the biggest win of her career, taking the $13,900 Portland Meadows Fall Derby on Tuesday.  Sent off as the 7/2 third choice in the wagering, Chicks Snowbound broke a bit behind both Danner and EZ Gamer who were coming over from the outside, but Jorge Rosales and Chicks Snowbound rallied in the middle stages of the race, and edged clear late to a half length victory in the end.

Chicks Snowbound takes the Portland Meadows Fall Derby

The race was billed as a match up between the two favorites Danner and EZ Gamer, but it was Chicks Snowbound who beat them both as she scored the biggest win of her career, taking the $13,900 Portland Meadows Fall Derby on Tuesday.  Sent off as the 7/2 third choice in the wagering, Chicks Snowbound broke a bit behind both Danner and EZ Gamer who were coming over from the outside, but Jorge Rosales and Chicks Snowbound rallied in the middle stages of the race, and edged clear late to a half length victory in the end.

Pick 4 Carryover of $8,962 for Tuesday November 22nd

Nobody got all 4 races correct in the Pick 4 on Monday at Portland Meadows, so there will be a $8,962 carryover into Tuesday's Pick 4 sequence that begins in Race 6.  The Pick 4 sequence will cover races 6 through 9, with Race 6 scheduled to go to post at 2:16pm Pacific Time. 

Oregon Championship Day coming up on Sunday December 11th

Join us at Portland Meadows for our biggest day of the season on Sunday December 11th for Oregon Championship Day.  We'll be showcasing some of the top horses in Oregon competing for some of the biggest purses we offer all season long.  First post time is at 12pm and as always, Parking and Admission at Portland Meadows is always FREE.

Portland Meadows 14% takeout Pick 4 yields big payoffs

Portland Meadows Pick 4 wager has become exceedlingly popular since it's inception over a year ago.  The wager continues to offer players a chance at a big score for a small investment. 

ShowVivor down to final 19 players as week 5 of the contest begins

Portland Meadows Ultimate ShowVivor Online Contest is really heating up, as 19 players remain alive as the contest enters its fifth week.  What started on October 24th with 1892 players has steadily been dwindled down to the final 19, all of whom are still eligible for a $10,000 prize if they can make it the entire season without having one of their selections finish off the board.  The other cool prize that comes with this is the chance to be the Daily Racing Form Guest Handicapper for Portland Mile Day during the 2012 Portland Meadows Summer Meeting. 

Taking Liberties and Declan Downs score in Leg 2 of the McFadden Memorial Claiming Series

Taking Liberties and Declan Downs cemented their statuses as serious players in the $26,900 McFadden Memorial Sprint Claiming Series Final on December 7th, as they both scored solid victories in their respective divisions of Leg 2.   Both of those winners earned five points in the Claiming Series and are both eligible to run in the finals, as the top 12 point earners will be eligible for the six furlong final.

DRF analysis and MORE about the McFadden Memorial Sprint Claiming Series

Leg 2 of the McFadden Memorial Sprint Claiming Series is this afternoon and the Daily Racing Form has done some excellent analysis and stories covering the series.  Here is a link that you can copy and paste into your web browser to view all the information:

http://www.drf.com/events/mcfadden-claiming-series-portland-meadows