News, Blog, & Press Releases

Prairie Meadows' First 2019 Quarter Horse Condition Book Now Available May 15, 2019

Opening day of the 2019 Quarter Horse season at Prairie Meadows is marked on the racing calendar for Saturday, August 17. Even though that date is 13 weeks away, the racetrack has already released the first condition book for the 2019 meet.

10 Things To Know About The Belmont Stakes May 13, 2019

The conclusion of the Triple Crown is fast approaching, but how much do you really know about the Belmont Stakes?

Iowa Live Interview - April 30 May 6, 2019

Watch Horsemen's Liaison and Track Handicapper, John Hernandez, talk about our upcoming 30th season of Live Racing on Iowa Live.

Prairie Meadows kicks off 30th horse racing season May 6, 2019

Posted on Friday, May 3 by Beau Bowman. Live Racing is back!

Prairie Meadows, IQHRA Announce Addendum to Conditions for 2019 Futurity and Derbies April 24, 2019

Prairie Meadows and the Iowa Quarter Horse Racing Association (IQHRA) has sent out an addendum letter to the "General Conditions" regarding four Quarter Horse futurities and four Quarter Horse derbies slated for the 2019 racing season at the Iowa racetrack.

Queen Tribute Coming to Prairie Meadows April 3, 2019

April 2 - Altoona, IA. Minneapolis-based Queen tribute band, The Crown Jewels, are set to perform in the Finish Line Show Lounge at Prairie Meadows on Saturday, May 25 at 8 p.m.

Thoroughbreds vs Quarter Horses February 26, 2019

Our Thoroughbred season recently came to a close, and our Quarter Horse season is underway. Ever wonder what the difference between these two breeds are? Check out our infographic to find out.

2019 Racing Secretary February 20, 2019

Racing industry veteran Michael Anifantis will assume the role of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse Racing Secretary at Prairie Meadows.

2019 Thoroughbred Condition Book February 20, 2019

Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack, & Hotel announces the release of Condition Book 1, which covers the first 14 racing days of the 2019 Thoroughbred season at the Altoona, Iowa racetrack.

Bret Michaels to Perform Concert at Prairie Meadows February 20, 2019

Bret Michaels, multiplatinum global superstar, is coming to Prairie Meadows on Friday, March 22.