News, Blog, & Press Releases

Prairie Meadows Gives Back to Junior Achievement of Central Iowa
April 21, 2020

Prairie Meadows is a proud sponsor of Junior Achievement (JA) of Central Iowa, a volunteer organization dedicated to helping K-12 youths develop their work-readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy skills.

Prairie Meadows Supports Children Across Iowa
April 21, 2020

Variety - the Children's Charity of Iowa is dedicated to improving the lives of underprivileged, at-risk, and special needs children throughout the state.

Science Center Awarded $40,000 Grant Innovation Lab Programming
April 21, 2020

The Science Center of Iowa, the state's science education resource that serves more than 300,000 people annually, received a $40,676 Community Betterment Grant from Prairie Meadows in July 2019.

UnityPoint Health Foundation Receives Community Betterment Grant for Fire House Safety Project
April 21, 2020

Prairie Meadows gifted UnityPoint Health Foundation (Blank Children's Hospital) a $3,500 Community Betterment Grant in 2019 for their Fire Safety House project.

Prairie Meadows Continues to Give Back in the Face of Crisis
March 19, 2020

March 19, 2020 - In an effort to sustain its commitment to give back to the community, Prairie Meadows donated six pallets of perishable food items to the Des Moines Area Religious Council (DMARC).

Prairie Meadows Response to COVID-19
March 16, 2020

March 16, 2020 - In the best interest of our team members, guests, and the central Iowa community, we are temporarily closing Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack, and Hotel effective March 16, 2020 at 5p.m.

Prairie Meadows to Implement COVID-19 Health and Safety Precautions
March 12, 2020

March 12, 2020 - Prairie Meadows has announced a health and safety protocol in response to COVID-19, a new coronavirus that's currently receiving attention worldwide.

Prairie Meadows Releases Quarter Horse Preview Condition Book
February 18, 2020

Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack, & Hotel announces the release of a preview condition book for Quarter Horse races offered from June 12 through June 29.

Bradley Rhines Promoted to Executive Vice President at Prairie Meadows
February 11, 2020

Prairie Meadows, the no. 1 entertainment destination in Iowa, is pleased to announce the promotion of Bradley Rhines to Executive Vice President, effective immediately.

2020 Quarter Horse Stakes Information Now Available
February 10, 2020

The Prairie Meadows racing office is excited to announce the availability of our 2020 Quarter Horse Stakes Program information. All Futurity and Derby nomination forms as well as the official full listing of our 2020 stakes races slated for the Quarter Horse racing season.