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Mascot Sam the Horse Visits Patients on Friday, August 22, 2008


HOUSTON (Sunday, August 31, 2008) – Sam Houston Race Park ( Mascot Sam the Horse and Sport Clips paid a visit to the children at Texas Children’s Hospital on Friday, August 22, 2008. The Park and the Jones Road location of Sport Clips have partnered to raise money for the Texas Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Miracle Network.

As part of the fundraising efforts, The Park offered free hair cuts to fans during live racing events with donations benefiting the Texas Children’s Hospital.  The Park will continue to offer Sport Clips discount coupons throughout the year, with a portion of proceeds from each coupon going to the Texas Children’s Hospital. 

In addition, Sport Clips also donated one hundred concert tickets for children to attend a performance by Billy Ray Cyrus, who is an avid support of children’s charities, at The Showgrounds at Sam Houston Race Park on Saturday, August 23. 

Sam Houston Race Park is Houston’s premier racing and entertainment facility, located 15 minutes from downtown Houston, and offers a variety of attractions including 19 luxury suites overlooking the race track, The Pavilion Centre, and award-winning dining options at the Winner’s Circle Restaurant and Jockey Club.  The Park’s newest addition, The Showgrounds, is an all-ages venue that hosts annual Country, Classic Rock and Contemporary concert events throughout the year.  For more information on upcoming shows, events and tickets, please visit, or call 800-211-3381.

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