Portland Meadows

A surprisingly child friendly venue enabling one to simultaneously engage in gambling, equine appreciation, mathematical education and childcare.

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Portland Meadows appears to have reverted to a winter season, beginning again in October 2014. See their calendar for full details.

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Pros

  • Fairly constant action and activity.
  • Animals to look at.
  • Large venue with plenty to explore and different angles to view the proceedings. Entire indoor grandstand for when it’s raining or cold or both. Plenty of space outdoors to run around in.
  • The sort of food that children and gamblers enjoy.

Cons

  • You could lose your shirt. All things considered, you’re probably better off emphasizing the fun element rather than trying to convince your children that you’ve got a lucky feeling before dropping ten large on the favorite in the 2:33
  • The sort of food that cardiologists recommend against.

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1001 North Schmeer Road, Portland, OR 97217-7599 [Google map].

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The good people of Yelp have posted 25 reviews on Portland Meadows.

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“"The track" is a magical place. Where else in Portland are you able to enjoy some drinks, place some bets, and watch horses run really fast? The reason...” read more

Krystal F. 2014-08-20

“It's fun to come watch some amazing looking and fast horses race. But eat before you get here because a hotdog is $8. I don't think it's ever been mildly...” read more

Damon W. 2014-11-26

“And they're off! Revamped Classic Racetrack is taking a wide lead on the pack - shining like a dusted-off brown derby hat with a nice new feather in its...” read more

Don B. 2013-11-03
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