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TWO WEEK NEWSLETTER-THANKSGIVING EDITION
$1,000,000 DELTA JACKPOT THIS SATURDAY
WITH EARLY FIRST POST AT 1:15PM
$2,000 GREYHOUND CONTEST CONTINUES THIS SATURDAY EVENING
$4.00 THANKSGIVING DAY DINNER AT SHRP
FAIR GROUNDS OPENS THANKSGIVING DAY
WITH FIRST POST AT 11:00AM
TEXANS VS. LIONS AT 11:15AM
REDSKINS AT COWBOYS AT 3:15PM
FIVE GRADE I RACES AFTER THANKSGIVING ON FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

SIMULCAST NOTES (Click on links for latest information)
This Saturday features the $1,000,000 Delta Jackpot and the $500,000 Delta Princess Stakes both from Delta Downs.
Please note the special first post time of 1:15PM at Delta for this Saturday.). We have everything covered for Thanksgiving weekend at SHRP including opening day from the Fair Grounds on Thursday and Thanksgiving Day Dinner for only $4.00 from 10:30AM to 8:00PM. The menu includes Roasted Cajun Turkey, Glazed Spiral Ham, Mashed Potatoes, Sweet Yams, Buttered Corn, and Green Bean Casserole all served with Cranberry Sauce and Potato Rolls.

We will also have all NFL football games including the Houston Texans vs. the Detroit Lions from Ford Field in Detroit at 11:15AM and Washington vs. Dallas from Cowboy Stadium in Dallas at 3:15PM.

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend there are five Grade I Stakes Races including the $400,000
Clark Handicap from Churchill Downs on Friday (with Pool Play, Mission Impazable and Shackelford all either possible or probable). On Saturday, Aqueduct hosts  the $350,000 Cigar Mile Handicap (with Shackelford, To Honor and Serve, and Stay Thirsty either probable or definite) and the $350,000 Gazelle Stakes .(The last race in the career of the popular  Shackelford will be either the Clark or the Cigar Mile.)

On Sunday, Betfair Hollywood presents the $250,000 Hollywood Derby and the $250,000 Matriarch Stakes.

SATURDAY NOV. 17 RACING HIGHLIGHTS

CHURCHILL DOWNS

$100,000 Commonwealth Turf (GIII)
$175,000 Mrs. Revere Stakes (GII)

DELTA DOWNS

$1,000,000 Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes (GIII)
$500,000 Delta Downs Princess Stakes
$150,000 Louisiana Jewel Stakes
$150,000 Louisiana Legacy Stakes
$150,000 Treasury Chest Stakes

OTHER

$150,000 Discovery Handicap (GIII) from Aqueduct
$100,000 Safely Kept Stakes from Laurel Park
$150,000 Jammed Lovely Stakes from Woodbine

SUNDAY NOV. 18 RACING HIGHLIGHTS

$150,000 Jammed Lovely Stakes from Woodbine

WEDNESDAY NOV. 21 RACING HIGHLIGHTS

 

PENN NATIONAL

 $100,000 Day Lilly Stakes 
 $200,000 Fabulous Strike Handicap
 $100,000 Swatara Stakes

THURSDAY NOV. 22 RACING HIGHLIGHTS

 $150,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (GIII) from Aqueduct
 $100,000 Hollywood Prevue (GIII) from Betfair Hollywood
 $100,000 My Charmer Handicap (GIII) from Calder
 $150,000 Fall City Handicap (GIII) from Churchill Downs
 $100,000 Thanksgiving Handicap from Fair Grounds
 $100,000 Geisha Stakes from Laurel Park

FRIDAY NOV. 23 RACING HIGHLIGHTS

 $200,000 Go for Wand Handicap (GII) from Aqueduct
 $250,000 Citation Handicap (GII) from Betfair Hollywood Park
 $400,000 Clark Handicap (GI) from Churchill Downs

SATURDAY NOV. 24 RACING HIGHLIGHTS

AQUEDUCT

 $350,000 Cigar Mile Handicap (GI)
 $350,000 Gazelle Stakes (GI)
 $250,000 Demoiselle Stakes (GII)
 $250,000 Remsen Stakes (GII)

BETFAIR HOLLYWOOD PARK

 $100,000 Generous Stakes (GIII)
 $100,000 Miesque Stakes (GIII)

CALDER RACE COURSE

 $100,000 Fred W. Hooper Handicap (GIII)
 $150,000 W.L. McKnight Handicap (GII)
 $150,000 Golden Rod Stakes (GII)

OTHER

$150,000 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (GII) form Churchill
$100,000 Gin Talking Stakes from Laurel
$150,000 Bessarabian Stakes from Woodbine

SUNDAY NOV. 25 RACING HIGHLIGHTS

 $250,000 Hollywood Derby (GI) from Betfair Hollywood Park
 $250,000 Matriarch Stakes (GI) from Betfair Hollywood Park
 $100,000 River City Handicap (GIII) from Churchill Downs
 $150,000 Kennedy Road Stakes from Woodbine

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SECOND PRELIMINARY ROUND OF $2,000 GREYHOUND CONTEST THIS SATURDAY EVENING
Congratulations to Scott Nash for winning the First Preliminary Round of the $2,000 Houston Greyhound Handicapping Contest at SHRP last Saturday. Scott won $100 and a trophy and he now advances to the Final Championship Round on Saturday December 15. Congratulations to Owen Henry, Anita Simons, and Greg Itie who finished second, third and fourth and also now advance to the Final Championship Round.
The second Preliminary Round is this Saturday evening November 17 starting with race 5 on the Palm Beach evening program. The entry deadline is 7:15PM. Entry forms and further details are available at the Players Lounge Desk.

SPECIAL MESSAGE TO ALL SHRP GUESTS
Sam Houston Race Park wishes all of our guests and their family and friends a very Happy, Healthy and Safe Thanksgiving Weekend


CHURCHILL DOWNS

 

  • October 28 to November 25
  • Wednesday through Sunday
  • Post Time—11:40 am (Houston time) except Saturday November 17 at 3:30 pm and Thursday November 22 (Thanksgiving) at 10:30 am
  • 13 grades stakes races worth $1.9 million
  • Saturday November 7 ---$400,000 Clark Handicap (GI)
  • Click here for Calendar and herefor a complete stakes schedule

AQUEDUCT – 2012 FALL MEET

 

  • November 2 to December 31 (39 days)
  • Racing 5 days per week --- Wednesday through Sunday (except racing on December 31 and no racing from December 17 to December 25)
  • November Post Time @ 11:20AM (except 11:30AM and 11:15AM on Breeders Cup Friday and Saturday, 10:25AM on Thanksgiving and 11:00AM on Friday and Saturday November 23 and 24)
  • $250,000 Guaranteed Late 50 cent Pick 4 every Saturday
  • 21 stakes races worth $3.2 million
  • Sunday November 11 --- New York Stallion Series
  • Saturday November 24 ---$350,000 Gazelle Stakes (GI) and $350,000 Cigar Mile (GI)
  • Click here for a complete stakes schedule
  • Aqueduct 2013 Winter/ Spring Meet begins on January 1 and continues through April 25

BETFAIR HOLLYWOOD PARK – 2012 AUTUMN MEETING

 

  • November 8 to December 16 (24 days)
  • Thursday to Sunday
  • Post time — 2:30 PM daily (Houston time) except 1:00 PM on Thanksgiving Thursday.
  • 50 cent pick 4, pick 5 and super hi five
  • 18 stakes races worth $3.95 million
  • Grade I races include $250,000 the Matriarch on Sunday November 25, the $250,000 Hollywood Derby on Sunday November 25, the $500,000 Hollywood Starlet on Saturday December 8, and the $750,000 Cashcall Futurity on Saturday December 15.
  • Click here for complete stakes schedule.

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