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HAPPY THANKSGIVNG
$4.00 THANKSGIVING DAY DINNER AT SHRP
$560,134 PICK 6 CARRYOVER AT HOLLYWOOD
 EARLY POSTS AT AQUEDUCT, CALDER, LAUREL,
FAIR GROUNDS (OPENING DAY) AND CHURCHILL

SHRP GATES OPEN AT 9:30AM
TEXANS VS. LIONS AT 11:30AM
REDSKINS VS. COWBOYS AT 3:15PM
FIVE GRADE I RACES AFTER THANKSGIVING ON FRIDAY,
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY


SIMULCAST NOTES (Click on links for latest information)

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 choice of  Roasted Cajun Turkey or Glazed Spiral Ham, Mashed Potatoes, Sweet Yams, Buttered Corn, and Green Bean Casserole all served with Cranberry Sauce and Potato Rolls.

Betfair Hollywood Park has a Thanksgiving Day Pick 6 carryover of $560,134. First, post is at 1:00PM. The Pick 6 starts with race 4.

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.

 

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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ZENYATTA HALF SISTER IMPRESSIVE IN DEBUT

Click here to watch the impressive debut last Friday of Elbouissante in a Maiden Special Weight win at Betfair Hollywood Park. Elbouissante is a half-sister to Zenyatta.

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.


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.

 FAIR GROUNDS – 141ST THOROUGHBRED MEETING


  • November 22, 2012 to March 31, 2013
  • Thursday through Sunday until January 19, then Wednesday through Sunday with special programs on
    Monday December 31, Monday January 21, and Tuesday February 12
  • Post Times --- 12:40PM daily except 11:00AM on Thanksgiving; 5:00PM on Fridays January 18, February 1, February 22, March 1, March 8, and March 15; and 2:00PM on Saturday March 30.
  • 56 stakes races (10 graded) worth $7.4 million
  • Saturday December 8 ---Louisiana Champions Day
  • Saturday January 19 --- Road to the Kentucky Derby Kickoff Day (includes $200,000 Leconte Stakes)
  • Saturday February 23 --- Louisiana Derby Preview Day (6 stakes races including $400,000 Risen Star Stakes)
  • Saturday March 30 --- Louisiana Derby Day --- (Includes $1,000,000 Louisiana Derby, $500,000 Fair Grounds Oaks,
    $400,000 New Orleans Handicap, and $400,000 Mervin Muniz Memorial Handicap) 50 cent minimum on all trifecta, Pick 3, Super Hi 5, Pick 4 and Black Gold 5 wagers
    Click here for calendar
    Click here for complete stakes schedule

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