Keyword: Portland Meadows

  • Sanata Anita

    Auction of Santa Anita, Lone Star Withdrawn

    An auction scheduled Sept. 8 on properties owned by bankrupt Magna Entertainment Corp. will not go forward after the company withdrew Santa Anita Park, Lone Star Park, and other assets from the bidding in court documents filed in U.S. bankruptcy court.

  • Portland Meadows Wins Jockey Challenge

    Team Portland Meadows dominated its fellow riders from Golden Gate Fields in winning the first "XpressBet Jockey Challenge" at its home track Jan. 7.

  • Jockey Injured; Horse Euthanized at PM

    Joe Crispin, who has been the leading rider at Portland Meadows the past two seasons, will be out for an estimated six to eight weeks with a cracked hip. He sustained the injury in the track's third race Dec. 29 when his mount, Dynamite Ollie, clipped heels and fell.

  • Russell Baze

    Baze Tops Portland Meadows 'Challenge'

    Thoroughbred racing's all-time winning jockey Russell Baze and three of his colleagues will fly up from Northern California to take on four of the top riders at Portland Meadows Jan. 7 in the first Golden Gate versus Portland Meadows Jockey Challenge sponsored by XpressBet.

  • Portland Meadows Makes Schedule Changes

    The Oregon Racing Commission has approved a schedule change for Portland Meadows that will drop four Sunday programs in January while adding eight Wednesday dates through the end of February, the track announced.

  • Progress Reported in Oregon Negotiations

    A July 21 mediation session with a member of the Oregon Racing Commission yielded no agreement in a standoff between TVG and Portland Meadows on source-market fees, although progress was reported.

  • TVG, Portland Meadows Face Deadline

    TVG and Portland Meadows have until July 21 to work out an agreement on source-market fees, or face the prospect of unspecified sanctions by the Oregon Racing Commission.

  • Dispute Threatens Portland Meadows Meet

    Oregon horsemen claim they are caught in the middle of a battle between TVG and Magna Entertainment Corp. over source-market fees, a dispute they claim could jeopardize this year's Portland Meadows fall meet.

  • ADWs will Argue for Oregon Licenses

    Two advance deposit wagering companies operating through the hub system in Oregon recently had their annual license renewals tabled by the state's racing commission, but will be able to rectify the situation at an upcoming July 17 meeting.

  • MEC Eyes Options After Oregon Rejection

    Magna Entertainment Corp. said it is "considering all of its legal options" after the Oregon Racing Commission rejected its request to allow installation of Instant Racing gaming terminals at Portland Meadows April 25.

  • Portland Meadows Cancels Sunday, Monday

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • Jockey Clark Jones Hits Milestone at Portland

    Jockey Clark Jones notched his 1,000th Thoroughbred riding victory Sunday afternoon at Portland Meadows Racetrack in the fourth race aboard Leo & Frieda Maelfeyt's Touched An Angel.

  • Oregon Championship Day Reset for Dec. 31

    Oregon Championship Day, the premier afternoon of Thoroughbred racing in the state with seven stakes and handicap races, has been rescheduled for Dec. 31 at Portland Meadows.

  • 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 Meadows Cancels Saturday Card

    Low overnight temperatures and high winds resulted in the freezing of the racing surface at Portland Meadows, leading to the cancellation of live racing Dec. 17.

  • 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.

  • Jockey Nollar Sustains Multiple Fractures in Fall

    Jockey Flip Nollar sustained numerous injuries when his mount Divino Blanco fell near the seven-sixteenths pole in Monday's second race on the closing day of the 2004 Portland Meadows meet.