News, Blog, & Press Releases

Prairie Meadows Hires Track Announcer Bobby Neuman To Call Races In 2021 April 20, 2021

Accomplished track announcer Bobby Neuman, whose resume includes successful stints at Calder Race Course in Florida and Los Alamitos Race Course in California, will call the races at Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack, and Hotel during the 84-day 2021 live horse racing season that begins on Friday, April 30 and runs through Saturday, September 25.

Riverview Park April 20, 2021

The Prairie Meadows Riviera Stage at Riverview Park is the star feature of a six-year effort to renovate the former site of historic Riverview Amusement Park.

Prairie Meadows Announces Reopening of Café at the Meadows and Expanded Open Dates for The Meadows Events Center March 30, 2021

Beginning April 1, The Meadows Events Center will be offering a full schedule for booking events such as business conferences and trade shows. "This expanded booking calendar is very exciting for all of us at Prairie Meadows.

Stall Applications for 2021 Live Racing Season Due Wednesday March 24 March 30, 2021

Prairie Meadows Barn Area Opens April 2, Training Starts April 4, Updated Racing Health and Safety Protocols Now Posted.

Prairie Meadows' Announces 2021 Grant Program March 25, 2021

As a nonprofit organization, Prairie Meadows fulfills its purpose by giving back to organizations that support arts and culture, education, economic development, and human services in the state of Iowa.

Important Prairie Meadows Dates and Deadlines for Horsemen March 2, 2021

Owners and trainers planning to compete at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Altoona, IA this year should take note of a number of important dates and deadlines for the 2021 season that begins on Friday, April 30.

Get Crackin' February 15, 2021

We asked the culinary team at AJ's how the crab species differ, and how to tackle the task of eating them.

Prairie Meadows Releases Quarter Horse Preview Edition Condition Book February 11, 2021

The 2021 Quarter Horse season at Prairie Meadows starts on Friday, June 18 and the racing office has released the Preview Edition Condition Book covering the first eight days of the meet through June 28.

Prairie Meadows Sets Live Horse Racing Schedule for 2021 January 25, 2021

Live horse racing returns to Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack, & Hotel on Friday, April 30 when the Altoona, IA facility opens its 32nd season of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse action.

Broadlawns Birthing Center Now Open with Help of Prairie Meadows Funding January 15, 2021

In August 2020, Broadlawns Medical Center opened a state-of-the-art birthing center within its newly constructed 41,900 square foot hospital addition.