News, Blog, & Press Releases

Prairie Meadows' 2018 Quarter Horse Stall Applications Due July 11
July 3, 2018

The due date for stall applications is quickly approaching. Stall applications for the 2018 Prairie Meadows Quarter Horse Meet are due in the racing office by Wednesday, July 11.

Prairie Meadows grant helps purchase new radiology van
June 5, 2018

Posted on on June 5, 2018. Skiff Medical Center's Radiology department recently upgraded its mobile radiology van, thanks to funding received from a Prairie Meadows Community Betterment grant.

Horsemen Eye Opening Day of Prairie Meadows Thoroughbred Season
April 18, 2018

As opening day Thursday, April 26 fast approaches, horsemen from around the country are looking forward to the start of the 2018 Thoroughbred season at Prairie Meadows.

Prairie Meadows Racing Club Returns for 2018 Live Racing Season
February 27, 2018

Prairie Meadows Racing Club (the Club) returns to Prairie Meadows after ahighly successful 2017 season.

Riverview Park will swing again with $4 million concert venue
January 26, 2018

Posted on 5:20 PM, Jan. 26, 2018, by MacKenzie Elmer A Des Moines park that once hosted concerts by music legends like Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington and The Everly Brothers could soon see musical acts return.

Prairie Meadows funds "Hearts of our Homes" Project
January 23, 2018

Poseted on on January 23, 2018. Mosaic in Central Iowa was awarded a 2017 Prairie Meadows Betterment Grant for the project "The Hearts of our Homes."

Polk County and Prairie Meadows Provide Flood Relief Funding to Fort Bend County, Texas
September 5, 2017

Today the Polk County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution that will provide $25,000 to the Fort Bend County Office of Emergency Management near Houston, Texas

Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden changes plants out on the Prairie Meadows Living Wall
August 24, 2017

Staff and a group of volunteers spent 5 hours on the morning of Aug. 21, 2017 changing out the plants in the Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel Living Wall.