Prairie Meadows 2017 Race Dates Set

The track's 26-date Quarter Horse meet opens August 19.

Q-Racing Journal

Prairie Meadows' 26-date American Quarter Horse meet will open August 19.

The Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission has approved Prairie Meadows Racetrack's race dates for 2017.

Located near Des Moines, Prairie Meadows will open its live racing season with a 67-date Thoroughbred meet opening April 27 and running through August 12. The track's 26-date American Quarter Horse meet will run August 19-October 14.

Prairie Meadows' Quarter Horse season will feature live racing on a Friday-through-Sunday schedule, with the exception of opening and closing weekends.

Additional information on the upcoming 2017 racing season will be sent out to horsemen over the next couple of months. To stay up to date with the latest racing news, visit

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