09/08/2005 11:00PM

Track to offer 28 stakes, boost overnight purses


Portland Meadows will offer 28 stakes worth $363,000 at its 2005-06 meeting, which will run 80 days from Oct. 22 through May 7.

Highlighting the schedule are the $40,000 Os West Oregon Futurity on Oregon-bred Day, Dec. 17, and the $25,000-added Portland Meadows Mile on April 8.

The upcoming Portland Meadows meet will also see overnight purse increases from $200 to $1,000 per race. Bottom-level purses will increase from $2,800 to $3,000, while open allowance purses will be raised from $6,000 to $7,000. In addition, Oregon-breds will receive a 10 percent bonus in all open overnight races.

2005-2006 stakes schedule

Sat.,Oct. 22Inaugural3YO & Up6 furlongs$10,000
Sat.,Oct. 29Diane Kem3YO & Up, F&M6 furlongs10,000
Sat.,Nov. 5O.T.B.A. Sales Stakes2YO6 furlongs12,000
Sat.,Nov. 19Janet Wineberg2YO F*6 furlongs20,000
Sat.,Nov. 19Bill Wineberg2YO c&g*6 furlongs20,000
Sat.,Nov. 26William Kyne Handicap3YO & Up1 1/16 miles10,000
Sun.,Dec. 4Lassie2YO F6 furlongs10,000
Sun.,Dec. 4Columbia River2YO6 furlongs10,000
Sat.,Dec. 10City of Roses3YO & Up, F&M1 mile10,000
Sat.,Dec. 17Jane Driggers Debutante2YO F*6 furlongs10,000
Sat.,Dec. 17Oregon Hers3YO F*1mile10,000
Sat.,Dec. 17Oregon His3YO c&g*1 1/16 miles10,000
Sat.,Dec. 17Oregon Sprint3YO & Up*6 furlongs10,000
Sat.,Dec. 17Os West Oregon Futurity2YO*1 mile40,000
Sat.,Dec. 31Juvenile Mile2YO1 mile15,000
Sat.,Jan. 7Mt. St. Helens3YO F1 mile10,000
Sat.,Jan. 21O.T.B.A. Stallion Stakes3YO*6 furlongs15,000
Sat.,Feb. 4Flying Lark3YO6 furlongs10,000
Sat.,Feb. 11Ms. Stakes3YO F6 furlongs10,000
Sat.,Feb. 11Sweetheart4YO & Up, F&M6 furlongs10,000
Sat.,March 4Mary Goldblatt3YO F*1 mile10,000
Sat.,March 18McFadden Memorial3YO c&g*1 1/16 miles11,000
Sat.,March 18Governor's Speed4YO & Up6 furlongs10,000
Sat.,April 1Oregon Oaks3YO F1 1/16 miles10,000
Sat.,April 8Donna Jensen3YO & Up, F&M1 1/16 miles10,000
Sat.,April 8Portland Meadows Mile3YO & Up1 mile25,000
Sat.,April 15Preview3YO1 1/16 miles10,000
Sat.,May 6Oregon Derby3YO1 1/8 miles15,000

* Oregon-breds