Racing News

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.

ShowVivor - Important Update


There was an issue closing the ShowVivor contest tonight so for the purposes of the ShowVivor game, racing was "cancelled" and everyone get's a free pass and continues on to the next live race day - Friday August 3, 2012.

$10,000 Turf Club Handicapping Contest Announced

Are you the best horseplayer on the west coast?  Prove it in our $10,000 Turf Club Handicapping Contest on Sunday September 30, 2012

Please click on the following event page for full contest details:

New Giveaway Item Just Announced

Portland Meadows is pleased to announce that on Sunday, August 26, 2012 there will be a special visitor to the track: legendary cartoonist PEB.

PEB will be onsite to autograph his commemorative Portland Summer Racing Poster.  For more information please click on the following events link:

Matty J is on fire

Matty J is on Fire!

Expert handicapper Matt Jukich is picking winners left, right, and center… or since he is Canadian… centre!

Through July 25, Matt’s first choices have won a remarkable 18 times from 44 races, good for a 41% win rate.

Matt’s picks and write up for every horse in to go are available in every live Portland Meadows program and are also available as PDF downloads on the Portland Meadows website under the “Handicapping” portion of the new Portland Meadows website.