Racing News

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.

Luis Torres off to a flying start

Luis Torres off to a flying start at Portland Meadows, wins six races

Win up to $25,000 with Ultimate ShowVivor Online Contest

Win up to $25,000 in Portland Meadows new Ultimate ShowVivor Online Contest

Portland Meadows is excited to announce our newest contest: the Ultimate ShowVivor Online Contest. It’s free to sign up and play, easy to use, tons of fun, and best of all, you can win up to $25,000 in cash! Simply visit and under the “PROMOTIONS” tab you’ll find the ShowVivor Contest page. Once you reach the page, you can visit the Contest Registration page and follow the prompts to sign up.

New - Turf Club Buffets

Portland Meadows is pleased to announce our new Turf Club Buffets.

The Turf Club is Portland Meadows premier area on the third floor of our grandstand and includes reserved seating with a minimum of one TV per table

Every Wednesday night and Sunday afternoon, Portland Meadows will host a delicious buffet with hand carved items and exhibition style cooking among many other tasty delights.

Important Note: Early Pick 4 Added to races 1-4 - Wed 7/18/12

The early Pick 4 (covering races 1-4) for Wednesday July 18, 2012 was mistakenly left off the betting profile from and thus the wager is not listed as an available wager in our programs.

The mistake has been corrected and the Pick 4 pool (covering races 1-4) has been manually added in and is available for wagering.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

The Portland Meadows Pick 4 is one of racing’s best wagers with its 100% carryover provision if no one hits 4 out of 4 and its low 14% takeout rate.

Horseplay - Coloring Contest

Every Sunday is extra special at Portland Meadows as it is KUPL Country 98.7 Family Fun Day.

One of the great “Family Fun” events for the little ones is a coloring contest with a new picture each week.

It is free to enter and the top five selections in each age category – as judged by Portland Meadows – will be posted on our Facebook page by Tuesday.

Age Categories:
0 to 6 years old
7 to 11 years old

Opening Day - An Event to Remember

Portland Meadows Opening Day an Event to Remember

Portland Meadows kicked off the 2012 Summer Meet in a grand fashion on Sunday, with a day of racing that many won’t soon forget. For many of the people in attendance, it was a first time visit to the track. For others it was a trip down memory lane, a reminder of the old days when thousands graced the track each racing day. And for many of the people in the sport, it was a hopeful look at what could be.

Shamundi Gets Up Late to win the inaugural handicap

Shamundi gets up late to win the Inaugural Handicap

How good of a Horseplayer are you?

Join Portland Meadows and show everyone that you are the best horseplayer around in our new $1,000 Handicapping Contest.

The contest will take place in our Third Floor Turf Club every Wednesday night of our Summer Meet.

The cost of the contest is $40 for PM Rewards Members and $50 for non-PM Rewards members and includes a $30 live money bankroll which will cover one $2 WPS bet on each mandatory contest race.

Besides competing for prize money… contestants keep all their winnings from their contest bankroll.

New TV Show on CSNNW


Vancouver, Washington – June 25, 2012 – Graystone Media will team up with Portland Meadows to produce 10 episodes of “Portland Meadows Horse Racing Live”, Wednesday nights on Comcast starting July 18th, 2012. Travis Demers will host and cover all of the live action from a trackside sports desk, to include l live interviews, late breaking race news, late scratches, changes,