News, Blog, & Press Releases

Riverview Park concert venue gets green light
September 18, 2018

Posted on desmoinesregister.com on September 18, 2018 at 5:16 PM by Kim Norvell. Construction on a 6,000-seat outdoor concert venue at Des Moines' Riverview Park is expected to begin next spring.

Donation makes new pool possible at 4-H camp in Madrid
September 5, 2018

Posted on businessrecord.com on September 5, 2018 at 3:17 PM A major contribution from a Webster City couple will jump-start construction of a new outdoor pool at Clover Woods Camp and Retreat Center near Madrid.

Prairie Meadows Inducts Derron Heldt, Lamont Marks, and Tom Benjamin into Hall of Fame
August 24, 2018

Prairie Meadows recently honored three longtime racing department employees. Vice President of Racing Derron Heldt, Track Superintendent Lamont Marks, and Starter Tom Benjamin were inducted into the Prairie Meadows Hall of Fame on Friday, August 10.

Wagering 101
August 16, 2018

If you've never bet on horse racing, and you're feeling a little intimidated, just remember one thing: even the experts had to make their first wager at some point.

Art Route DSM Paint Installations Taking Place in DSM USA
August 10, 2018

Installations are taking place on the regional Art Route DSM in Greater Des Moines (DSM), with locations in Downtown Des Moines and West Des Moines.

Bondurant receives $15,000 Prairie Meadows grant for additional fire equipment
August 2, 2018

Posted by Businessrecord.com on Thursday, August 2, 2018 3:17 PM Prairie Meadows recently awarded Bondurant Emergency Services a Community Betterment Grant totaling $15,000.

Prairie Meadows Community Impact Luncheon
July 25, 2018

Board of Supervisors and Prairie Meadows co-host Impact Luncheon to celebrate decades of partnering to give back to community.

Prairie Meadows' Jackpot Pick 5 Reaches Record High of $297,953.25
July 25, 2018

The Jackpot Pick 5 at Prairie Meadows is at a record high of $297,953.25 going into week 14 of the racetrack's Thoroughbred season.

Prairie Meadows donates $5,000 to the City of Prairie City
July 18, 2018

Posted on newtondailynews.com on July 18, 2018. Prairie Meadows recently awarded the City of Prairie City a Betterment Grant totaling $5,000. The grant will help fund the Garden Square Bandstand Renovation.

Prairie Meadows Donates More Than $5 Million through Grant Programs
July 11, 2018

Prairie Meadows has given a record amount in charitable donations to the community this year.