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Portland Meadows Cancels Sunday, Monday

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Racing at Portland Meadows was canceled Sunday and Monday after riders declared the track unsafe following a string of days in which the Oregon track has endured freezing temperatures.

Tall Pines Dominates in City of Roses

Tall Pines made it back-to-back stakes victory with her fourth win of the meet at Portland Meadows Sunday afternoon, another decidedly convincing triumph versus four foes in the $21,200 City of Roses Stakes.

Jason Beem to Call Portland Meadows Races

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Jason Beem has been named the new announcer at Portland Meadows, taking over for Michael O'Brien, the voice of the Delta Park oval for the past five seasons who has taken a sabbatical for the meet in order to tend to responsibilities of his private business interests.

Portland Meadows to Change Race Schedule

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Portland Meadows will open for its 60th year of racing on Oct. 8 with a new race day schedule and an increase in Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse stakes and overnight purses.

Dwayne Yuzik Named Portland Meadows GM

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Dwayne Yuzik has assumed the responsibilities of general manager of Oregon's Portland Meadows Racetrack as of Feb. 1, the Magna Entertainment-owned track announced Monday.

Portland Meadows Cancels Sunday Program

For the second consecutive day, chilly temperatures have caused a freezing of the racing surface at Portland Meadows Sunday. Racing officials at the Delta Park oval determined it unsafe for racing and canceled the live card.

Portland Cancels Racing Again Sunday

With no thaw in temperatures in the Portland metropolitan area, Portland Meadows Racetrack has canceled its live racing program Sunday for the second time in as many days due to frozen track conditions.

Magna Losses Total $103 Million in Fourth Quarter

Magna Entertainment Corp. Tuesday reported a net loss of $103.2 million for the fourth quarter of 2003, or 96 cents a share, which includes a previously announced non-cash write-down of $81.7 million on its assets.

Portland Meadows Cancels Racing Friday, Saturday

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Portland Meadows has canceled Friday and Saturday racing due to unsafe weather conditions. Friday's closure marks the third consecutive day that Portland Meadows and all MEC Oregon Racing Inc. OTB's have been closed for simulcasting due to the severe weather conditions.

Female Jockey Wins 3 Stakes at Portland

Portland Meadows drew a season-record 3,550 for Saturday's Oregon Championship Day. The fans saw leading female rider Twyla Beckner capture three of the five stakes races in the series.

Portland Meadows Handle Highest in About 15 Years

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Changes in first post time and fuller fields have produced pari-mutuel gains this season for Portland Meadows, which on Dec. 1 cleared the half-million-dollar mark in total handle for a program for the first time in 15 years.

Simulcast Focus Benefits Portland Meadows Handle

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Fresh off one of the best opening days at Portland Meadows Racetrack in years, the initial response in switching from Sunday to Monday afternoon racing has been solid. Handle increased 54% from last year at this time when $176,080 was wagered on Monday's nine-race card.

Magna Finalizes Purchase of Portland Meadows

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Magna Entertainment Corp. completed on Friday the previously announced purchase of the long-term operating rights for the Portland Meadows racetrack, along with an interest in the Portland Meadows real estate from Portland-based developer Thomas P. Moyer.

Magna Seeks Long-Term Rights to Portland Meadows

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Magna Entertainment has agreed to purchase the long-term operating rights of Portland Meadows, as well an interest in the real estate on which the racetrack sits, from developer Thomas Moyer.

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