News, Blog, & Press Releases

Iowa Live Interview - June 14
June 14, 2019

Watch Track Handicapper, John Hernandez, talk about the upcoming wiener dog races and Father's day on Live Racing on Iowa Live.

Prairie Meadows Names 2019 Scholarship Recipients
May 29, 2019

As a nonprofit organization, Prairie Meadows strives to promote economic development, jobs, agriculture, and tourism in the state of Iowa.

Iowa Live Interview - May 16
May 16, 2019

Watch Horsemen's Liaison and Track Handicapper, John Hernandez, talk about Live Racing on Iowa Live.

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 KCCI.com 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.