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Texas Summer Showdown
Sam Houston Race Park will be home to the annual Texas Summer Showdown event on Friday, July 25 & Saturday, 26, 2008. The event is one of the highlights of the American Quarter Horse meeting at The Park and features a weekend of live racing including the Ancira Ford Classic (RG3), Barnmaster Sprint Stakes (RG3), Gulf Coast 4 Star Trailer 550 Stakes (RG3) and the Jones Bloodstock Ins. Starter Stakes on Friday evening and the TQHA Sale Futurity (RG1) on Saturday evening, the Texas Quarter Horse Association (TQHA) Yearling Sales.There will be a concert on Friday night immediately following live racing events at The Showgrounds from country music stars Cross Canadian Ragweed.
The Texas Summer Showdown was established in 1998 to showcase some of the best American Quarter Horses in the country, as well as introduce new owners to the racing industry.
Our conveniently located, multi-functional facility can comfortably accommodate 10 to 10,000 for business, pleasure or a combination of the two!
Find out how to book a group party.