News, Blog, & Press Releases

Dennis Albaugh to be Inducted into Prairie Meadows’ 2023 Racing Hall of Fame
July 7, 2023

Stage Set For Iowa Festival Of Racing At Prairie Meadows On July 7 & 8
July 6, 2023

$300,000 Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Draws 10 Including Iowa-bred Star Ain’t Life Grand; Full Field Of 14 Three-Year-Olds Entered In $250,000 Iowa Derby

Prairie Meadows announces $5M awarded through Legacy Grant Program
July 1, 2023

Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino announced that it has awarded $5 million from its Legacy Grant program to nonprofit organizations throughout Central Iowa.

Prairie Meadows 2023 All-American Extravaganza
June 27, 2023

Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino’s highly anticipated All-American Extravaganza will take place on Monday, July 3, 2023.

Prairie Meadows Kicks Off 2023 Live Racing Season
May 12, 2023

ALTOONA, IA (May 12, 2023) – Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino’s highly anticipated LIVE horse racing season will make its return this weekend. The action-packed season begins Friday, May 12 at Prairie Meadows’ one-mile oval track, located just outside of Des Moines, IA.

2 Iowa horses to race in Kentucky Derby
May 4, 2023

Ankeny’s Dennis Albaugh has 3 chances to strike it rich at Kentucky Derby
May 4, 2023

Prairie Meadows Stall Applications Due Tuesday, April 4, 2023
March 30, 2023

Barn Area Opens for Horses April 14, 2023, training starts April 16, 2023.

Ryan Noffsinger Hired as New Track Superintendent for Prairie Meadows
March 6, 2023

Prairie Meadows Releases Condition Book, Stakes Schedules for 2023
February 20, 2023

80-day meet runs May 12 – September 30