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BREEDERS’ CUP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS LEGENDS TOUR COMING TO SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

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HOUSTON (October 19, 2009)—The 7th Annual Ziegfest Music Festival returns to Sam Houston Race Park THIS WEEKEND, on Saturday, October 24.  The day-long festival will feature performances from Cross Canadian Ragweed , The Randy Rogers Band along with 9 other acts performing on two stages.

The show will feature performances from: Wade Bowen, Kevin Fowler, Reckless Kelly, Bob Schneider, Hayes Carll, Ryan Bingham, Mark McKinney, Whiskey Myers and the Josh Ward Band. Box office opens at 12 p.m.; Gates at 1 p.m.  The schedule for the day is:

Ziegenbock Stage
2:00 PM              Josh Ward Band
3:00 PM              Mark McKinney
4:30 PM              Kevin Fowler
6:30 PM              Wade Bowen
8:30 PM              Reckless Kelly
10:30 PM            Cross Canadian Ragweed

Bud Light Stage
2:30 PM              Whiskey Myers
3:45 PM              Ryan Bingham
5:30 PM              Hayes Carll
7:30 PM              Bob Schneider
9:30 PM              The Randy Rogers Band

The 7th Annual Ziegfest Music Festival will take place in the grass field area located next to The Park’s West Lot, and will feature performances on the Bud Light and ZiegenBock stages throughout the day, along with a variety of vendors, concession stands and an interactive game area.

The 36D Red Dirt Rockettes will be on hand collecting donations for the Susan Komen 3-Day event, which is a 60 mile walk to raise money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Food vendors for the event include: Prince’s Hamburgers, Chick-fil-A, Domino’s Pizza, Dog Gone Cookers, Texas Snow Storm, Mstar Funnel Cakes, Southern Pineapple, Yummy Italian Ice, Cebo’s BBQ and Kettle Corn.  A variety of beverages including soft drinks, water and be available as well.

Please visit www.shrp.com for a Ziegfest Survival Guide, which includes a list of prohibited items, for more information.

Get your tickets in advance for just $16 (plus fees).  Tickets will be available at the gate the day of show for $20 (plus a $3 box office fee). 

All dates, acts, and ticket prices subject to change without notice. Additional service fees are added to all purchases.  Tickets are available online at www.shrp.com or by phone at 800-211-3381. 

ZIEGFEST SUMMARY INFO

WHAT:          7th Annual Ziegfest Music Festival featuring performances from Cross Canadian Ragweed, The                        Randy Rogers Band and 9 other acts at Sam Houston Race Park on Saturday, October 24th. 

WHEN:          Saturday, October 24, 2009
                       Box office opens at 12pm; Gates at 1pm; Show at 2pm

WHERE:       Sam Houston Race Park (West Lot/Ziegfest Field)
                      7575 N. Sam Houston Parkway West
                      Houston, Texas 77064
                      281-807-8700

TICKETS:     $16 advance/$20 day of show (plus $3 box office fee)*
                        Tickets available online at www.shrp.com or by phone at 800-211-3381
                        *All tickets are subject to additional fees

PARKING:   $5 general parking

INFO:             For more information, visit www.shrp.com or call 281-807-8700



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