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Portland Meadows releases race dates for upcoming season


July 8, 2009     E-mail this page to a friend!

Portland Meadows has received their racing license and released dates for their 79-day 2009/2010 race meet, which begins on Monday, October 5, and concludes on Kentucky Derby Day, May 1.

Racing will be conducted on a Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday schedule through February and then shift to Monday/Wednesday racing in March and April, with closing day on Saturday, May 1. First post each day is 12:45 p.m., with the exception of the closing day card, which begins at 11:05 a.m.

Portland Meadows is looking to build on a record-setting 2008/2009 season that saw positive trends in handle for a third consecutive meeting. Last year’s all-sources average handle was $676,595—27.21% higher than the previous meeting.

The Portland Meadows barn area opens for full-time training on Wednesday, August 5.