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Western U.S. and Canada Horse Racing News

Portland Meadows, the Rose City’s Horse Racetrack, Is Closing After Seven Decades

"The last race has been run at Portland Meadows. The 73-year-old horse-racing track and sometime concert venue is closing to make way for what's described in city records as an 'urban logistics facility.' According to Portland Monthly, which first reported the news today, the racetrack confirmed that the 2018-19 season, which wrapped up in February, would be its last. No further comment was offered."

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