Racing News

D Devil and Zilver get to the Winner’s Circle in Leg 1 of the McFadden Memorial Sprint Claiming Series

The 2nd running of the McFadden Memorial Sprint Claiming Series got underway at Portland Meadows on Wednesday Night. Two divisions competed, all at five furlongs and all for a $2,500 claiming price. The action on the track was fast and furious as was the action at the claim box. Horses have to run in both this first leg and then in the second leg on September 5th to be eligible for the $20,000 Series Final on September 26th. The horses accrue points in the first two legs, with the top 12 point earners getting a spot in the gate for the finals.

Sanguinetti and Fisher take home Stanford's Weekly Awards

Jockey Anne Sanguinetti made it three weeks in a row that she has been crowned the Stanford’s Restaurant Jockey of the Week as she continued her fine riding last week. Tallying 9 wins from just 19 starts, good for a 47% winning percentage. Sanguinetti is now a clear second in the Portland Meadows Jockey Standings and has drawn to within 7 winners of leading jockey Luis Torres.

Willamette Week and Sticks & Stones – Pop-up Pool Party

Willamette Week and Sticks & Stones – Pop-up Pool Party

Willamette Week and Sticks & Stones present the third annual Pop-up Pool Party, August 19 from 11:30 am to 5:00 pm in the infield at Portland Meadows! Celebrate summer lounging in pools with cold beverages while horses race around you. Bring your swimming suit, towel, sunscreen, cash and ID for a day of fun in the sun. Don't forget your fancy sun hat for the hat contest.

You might even leave with some big moola from placing a lucky bet!

City of Roses - F&M Sprint Claiming Series - Wed Aug 15, 2012

Wednesday night will kick off the Inaugural City of Roses Filly and Mare Sprint Claiming Series at Portland Meadows. The three part series will culminate with a $20,000 Final on Wednesday September 19, 2012. The first leg of the City of Roses has drawn 23 runners, who will compete in three divisions on Wednesday August 15.

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Portland Meadows REWARDS Live Racing August/September 2012 Promotion

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Starting on Friday August 17, 2012, bet $40 on Portland Meadows live races on a Friday and again on the following Sunday and you will get a free $10 betting voucher and $10 food and beverage voucher valid for the following Wednesday live race day.

August PM REWARDS Del Mar Promotion

Use your PM REWARDS card and bet $40 on the Del Mar card of racing on Sunday August 26, 2012 - Pacific Classic Day - and get an official Del Mar commemorative blanket as our gift to you!

Full details available here:


No Live Racing on Wed Aug 8 or Fri Aug 10

As originally scheduled, Portland Meadows does not have live racing on Wednesday August 8 or Friday August 10.

Please check out the Tillamook County Fair for live horse racing.

Racing resumes at Portland Meadows on Sunday August 12 for KUPL 98.7 Family Fun Day.

For the full live racing schedule please click here:

Stanford's Jockey of the Week & Trainer of the Week - August 21 to 26

Torres and Velasquez take home Stanford’s Jockey and Trainer of the Week awards

Jockey Luis Torres continued his career season at Portland Meadows as he added six more wins to bring his total to 40 winners through just seventeen days of racing. Torres had those six wins from just seventeen mounts, good for a 35% winning percentage, highest among riders with more than five mounts on the week. This is Luis’ second time this season taking home the Stanford’s Jockey of the Week award.