Prairie Meadows

  • Race Dates:

    April 27 - August 12, 2017
  • Track Information:

    1 Prairie Meadows Drive
    PO Box 1000
    Altoona, IA 50009
    (515) 967-1000
    (800) 325-9015
    Fax: (515) 957-3550
    prairiemeadows.com

OWNER’S HOSPITALITY

John Hernandez
Horsemen’s Liaison & Television Commentator
(515) 967-1206
john.hernandez@prairiemeadows.com

Martha Miller
Racing Office Administrative Assistant
(515) 967-1205
martha.miller@prairiemeadows.com

TRACK INFORMATION

Thoroughbred Racing Schedule

April 28 – August 13, 2016

Thursday – Saturdays:
1st Post: 6:30pm

Sundays:
1st Post 1:00pm

Racing Department Contact Information

Pat Pope
Thoroughbred Racing Secretary
(515) 967-1204

Chad Keller
Quarter Horse Racing Secretary
(515) 957-3027

Jack Coady
Track Photographer
(515) 967-1381

Lori Thornburg
Horsemen’s Bookkeeper
(515) 967-1298

Airport Shuttle Hours

Monday – Sunday: 8am –10pm
Capacity: 14 people

PRAIRIE MEADOWS FACILITY MAP

SOCIAL MEDIA

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ON-SITE DINING

1 Prairie Meadows Drive
Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 957-3535
prairiemeadows.com

AJ's Steakhouse

AJ’s Steakhouse is where Iowa’s world-renowned steaks and chops are celebrated. Along with serving only the choicest cuts of beef, AJ’s boldy flavored American cuisine will have you coming back for more.

Café at the Meadows

Café at the Meadows is the perfect spot for a delicious wake-me-up hot off the griddle or a tasty midday lunch. With breakfast served anytime and a lunch menu that includes soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, flatbread pizza, pasta and wraps, it’s a real crowd pleaser.

Concessions

The Paddock Grill & Deli
The new Paddock Grill & Deli’s hand-carved turkey sandwiches and fresh baked breads have been drawing rave reviews. Along with its wide selection of fresh salads and subs, this bistro also cooks up delicious pizzas, burgers, hot dogs and other daily specials.

Quick Bites
With three fast dining options conveniently located throughout Prairie Meadows, you’re never far from a delicious meal.

Buffets

Triple Crown Eatery
Our Triple Crown Eatery is proof that not all buffets are created equal. Depending on whether you’re visiting us for breakfast, lunch or dinner, you can find a stunning spread of soups, salads, sides, entrees and desserts. It’s truly a diner’s delight.

Champions Clubhouse
Open throughout the 2016 live racing season, Champions Clubhouse buffet’s fresh selection of homemade soups, generous salad bar, and hot and cold dishes are perfect for enjoying at your private table overlooking the track.

Free Live Acts

Finish Line Show Lounge
Enjoy one of our free live acts when they take the stage in the Finish Line Show Lounge. Check out the lineup here and catch some of best regional entertainment during your visit.

Meetings & Conferences
Our numerous, versatile meeting spaces offer a variety of room configurations that can accommodate small meetings of 12 all the way to a 2,000-attendee conference.

Galas, Weddings & Banquets

Meadows Event Center Concerts
We’re always booking big name acts to play The Meadows. Join our concert connection or browse our event calendar to receive information on all the latest news and ticket information on our upcoming artists.

Meadows Casino

DINING

ALTOONA RESTAURANTS

Big Steer Restaurant & Lounge (Sponsor)

Big Steer Restaurant & Lounge
1715 Adventureland Drive
Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 967-6933
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Claxon’s Smokehouse & Grill (Sponsor)

Claxon’s Smokehouse & Grill
3131 8th Street SW
Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 967-7979
claxonsbbq.net
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Fireside Grille (Sponsor)

Fireside Grille
523 8th Street SE
Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 967-8122
fireside-grille.com
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Jethro ‘n Jake’s Smokehouse Steaks (Sponsor)

Jethro ‘n Jake’s Smokehouse Steaks
2601 Adventureland Drive
Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 957-9727
jethrosdesmoines.com
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Perkins Restaurant & Bakery (Sponsor)

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery
2621 Adventureland Drive
Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 957-9900
perkinsrestaurants.com
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Village Inn (Sponsor)

Village Inn
3410 8th Street SW
Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 967-9095
villageinn.com
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More Altoona Restaurants

Centinela Mexican Restaurant
3160 8th Street SW
Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 967-5033
centinelarestaurant.com
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Founders Irish Pub
110 1st Street SE
Bondurant, IA 50035
(515) 918-7178
facebook.com
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Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse Altoona
550 Bass Pro Drive NW
Altoona, IA 50321
(515) 957-9600
johnnysitaliansteakhouse.com
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Monterrey Mexican Restaurant
Pine Tree Plaza
550 36th Avenue SW
Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 967-5820
monterrey123.com
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ANKENY RESTAURANTS

Okoboji Grill (Sponsor)

Okoboji Grill
2010 SE Delaware Avenue #260
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 964-9443
okobojigrill.com
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Club Car Restaurant & Lounge

Club Car Restaurant & Lounge – Steakhouse, American, Seafood
Lake Pointe Center
13435 University Avenue
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 226-1729
clubcardining.com
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Ranallo's On 3rd

Ranallo’s On 3rdItalian, American
417 SW 3rd Street
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 964-9510
ranallos.com
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Waterfront Seafood Market

Waterfront Seafood Market
2414 SE Tone’s Drive
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 963-1940
waterfrontseafoodmarket.com
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More Ankeny Restaurants

Cool Basil – Asian, Chinese, Thai
University Park
1250 86th Street
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 225-8111
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El Azteca
Kohl’s Plaza
1701 SE Delaware Avenue #300
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 964-5903
elaztecaiowa.com
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El Charro Mexican Restaurant
Delaware Centre II
2010 SE Delaware Avenue #230
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 964-4264
elcharrorestaurantankenyia.com

Firetrucker Brewery
716 SW 3rd Street
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 964-1284
firetrucker.com
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HuHot Mongolian Grill
Delaware Marketplace
2310 SE Delaware Avenue
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 963-7860
huhot.com
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Leaning Tower of Pizza
512 SW 3rd Street
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 964-0401
ltpizza.com
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Sports Page
1707 North Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 963-8811
thesportspagegrill.com
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Tokyo Steakhouse
113 SE Delaware Avenue #104
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 963-8898
tokyosteakhouseankeny.com
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Wig & Pen – Pizza Pub
2005 South Ankeny Boulevard #300
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 963-9777
wigandpenpizza.com
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Yankee Clipper
312 SW Maple Street
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 964-9484
yankeeclipperbar.com
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DES MOINES RESTAURANTS

J Benjamin's

J Benjamin’s – Pizza, Steak, Seafood
5800 Franklin Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50322
(515) 255-3725
simonsdsm.com
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Jesse's Embers

Jesse’s Embers – Seafood, Steakhouse
3301 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 255-6011
theoriginaljessesembers.com
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Maxie's

Maxie’s – American
1311 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50265
(515) 223-1463
maxiesrestaurant.com
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Ohana Steakhouse

Ohana Steakhouse – Japanese
2900 University Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 225-3325
ohanasteakhouse.com
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More Des Moines Restaurants

Fire Creek Grill – Steakhouse, Seafood
800 South 50th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
(515) 224-0500
firecreekonline.com
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Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse
6800 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA 50321
(515) 287-0848
johnnysitaliansteakhouse.com
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Samurai Sushi and Hibachi
Jordan Creek Town Center
7125 Mills Civic Parkway #110
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 223-4888
samuraisushiandhibachi.com
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Smokey D’s BBQ
5055 NW 2nd Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 243-2747
smokeydsbbq.com
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ENTERTAINMENT

Entertainment

Adventureland Amusement Park
305 34th Avenue NW
Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 266-2121
(800) 532-1286
adventurelandpark.com

Thrill rides for all ages plus a water park, arcades, dining options, variety shows & lodging.

TAXI & LIMO SERVICES

Taxi Services

Capitol Cab Company
(515) 282-8111

Yellow Cab Company
(515) 243-1111

Trans Iowa
Des Moines, IA 50320
(515) 282-8111
transiowa.com
info@transiowa.com

Iowa Bus Charter Service
Trans Iowa Charters offers customized, chartered motorcoach service.

Shuttle Service
(515) 244-4919
(800) 310-6754

Limo Services

AJ’s Limousine
West Des Moines, IA
(515) 202-5466
ajslimo.com

Luxxor Limousines
Des Moines, IA 50317
(515) 868-1819
luxxorlimousines.com

Smithson Limousine Services
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 285-6346
smithsonlimousine.com

BANKING SERVICES

Local Banks

Community State Bank
200 8th Street SE
Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 331-3100
bankcsb.com

Git-N-Go ATM
1 Prairie Meadows Drive
Altoona, IA 50009

Great Western Bank
2770 8th Street SW
Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 967-1495
greatwesternbank.com

Legacy Bank
502 8th Street SW
Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 967-9981
banklegacy.com

U.S. Bank ATM
2221 Adventureland Drive
Altoona, IA 50009
(800) 872-2657
usbank.com

HOTELS

ALTOONA & ANKENY HOTELS

Courtyard Des Moines Ankeny

2405 SE Creekview Drive
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 422-5555
marriott.com

Fairfield Inn & Suites Ankeny

215 NE Delaware Avenue
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 965-8400
marriott.com

Hampton Inn & Suites Ankeny

6210 SE Convenience Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 261-4400
hamptoninn3.hilton.com

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Altoona-Des Moines

Horseman’s Rate Available
165 Adventureland Drive NW
Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 967-1855
(877) 660-8550
ihg.com

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ankeny-Des Moines

2402 SE Tones Drive
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 965-2400
(877) 660-8550
ihg.com

Prairie Meadows Hotel

Horseman’s Rate Available
1 Prairie Meadows Drive
Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 957-3000

DES MOINES HOTELS

Broadway Motel

5100 Hubbell Avenue
(515) 262-5659
Des Moines, IA 50317

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites

4755 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA 50322
(515) 278-8858
econolodge.com

Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown

101 East Locust Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 244-1700
embassysuites3.hilton.com

Hyatt Place Des Moines/Downtown

418 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 282-5555
desmoines.place.hyatt.com

Redwood Motel

3411 Hubbell Avenue
(515) 265-1601
Des Moines, IA 50317

Travelodge Des Moines

4685 A Northeast 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50313
(515) 265-5671
travelodge.com

GOLF

Copper Creek Golf Course

4825 Copper Creek Drive
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
(515) 263-1600
golfcoppercreek.com

Otter Creek Golf Course

4100 NE Otter Creek Drive
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 965-6464
ottercreekankeny.com

Terrace Hills Golf Course

8700 NE 46th Avenue
Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 967-2932
terracehillsgolf.com

Toad Valley Public Golf Course

237 NE 80th Street
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
(515) 967-9575
toadvalleygolfcourse.com

SHOPPING

Local Shopping

Merle Hay Mall
3800 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA 50310
(515) 276-8551
merlehaymall.com

Pine Tree Plaza
550 36th Avenue SW
Altoona, IA 50009

Prairie Cove
3160 8th Street SW
Altoona, IA 50009

University Park Shopping
8801 University Avenue
Clive, IA 50325
(877) 701-1700
dlcmgmt.com

AIRPORTS

Des Moines International Airport

Des Moines International Airport
Des Moines, IA (DSM / KDSM)

Kansas City International Airport

Kansas City International Airport
Kansas City, MO (MCI / KMCI)

Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport

Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport
Minneapolis, MN (MSP / KMSP)

Local/Domestic Airports

Waterloo Regional Airport
Waterloo, IA (ALO / KALO)

The Eastern Iowa Airport
Cedar Rapids, IA (CID / KCID)

Eppley Airfield
Omaha, NE (OMA / KOMA)

Kirksville Regional Airport
Kirksville, MO (IRK / KIRK)

Southeast Iowa Regional Airport
Burlington, IA (BRL / KBRL)

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