News, Blog, & Press Releases

More than $80k granted to Mingo Fire Department
October 16, 2019

Two grants, totaling more than $80,000, were awarded to the Mingo Fire Department to assist in much needed equipment purchases vital to both the public and the volunteers safety.

$10,000 Donated to Stead Family Children's Hospital
October 15, 2019

In honor of employee Carson King's skyrocketing Venmo fundraiser, Prairie Meadows donated $10,000 to University of Iowa's Stead Family Children's Hospital in Iowa City.

$18,000 Donated to Kid's Café in Altoona
October 15, 2019

Did you know only 1 in 7 children who need food during the summer months get it? Summertime can be challenging for kids, especially those with food insecurities. Kid's Café in Altoona was established to help with the food insecurity gap during those summer months.

$25,000 Grant to MercyOne for Mental Health Assistance
October 15, 2019

Prairie Meadows' grant will also help provide equipment for occupational health services at MercyOne Newton Medical Center.

Enjoy the Outdoors While You Workout
October 15, 2019

A $5,000 Prairie Meadows Community Betterment grant to the Altoona Campus has made working out mean something new.

Prairie Meadows Honors 2019 Racing Hall of Fame Inductees
October 15, 2019

Since 1998 Prairie Meadows has honored those individuals and equines that have made a lasting impact on our success as a racetrack. This year's inductees have had a significant impact on the racing program here at Prairie Meadows and around the nation. Inductees were honored at a ceremony held on August 10.

Prairie Meadows Premier Sponsor of World Food & Music Festival
October 15, 2019

The 15th annual World Food & Music Festival was held at Western Gateway Park September 20 - 22, 2019.

Prairie Meadows Sponsors Jolly Holiday Lights
October 15, 2019

Make-A-Wish Iowa's largest fundraising event of the year is Jolly Holiday Lights. Prairie Meadows is proud to support Make-A-Wish Iowa for the past 22 years.

Prairie Meadows to Feature Joyce O'Brien Fiber Art
October 15, 2019

Joyce O'Brien is a local artist with a unique medium. She uses Persian wool to create "paintings" of prominent landmarks. Prairie Meadows is honored to be the recipient of one of her works of art - the Robert D. Ray Asian Gardens Gazebo. This work along with an article from Cityview magazine will be on display on Level 3 later this year.

Sports Book Ribbon Cutting Makes Iowa History
October 15, 2019

On August 15, 2019 history was made in the state of Iowa. William Hill Sports Book at Prairie Meadows officially opened with a ribbon cutting on Level 4.