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LIVE RACING EVENTS CANCELLED AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 2010

    

HOUSTON (January 9, 2010)—Sam Houston Race Park (www.shrp.com) has cancelled live racing events for Saturday, January 9, 2010, due to inclement weather, frozen track conditions and on-going freezing temperatures. 
           
Simulcast operations will continue as scheduled on Saturday evening. 
           
“With tonight’s temperatures forecasted to drop below freezing by post time, combined with the already frozen condition of our track surface, we are forced to cancel tonight’s live racing program for the safety of the horses and jockeys,” said President and Chief Operating Officer Andrea Young.
           
The Park has also cancelled training sessions scheduled for Sunday, January 10.  For more information, please visit www.shrp.com or call 281-807-8760.
           
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 www.theshowgrounds.com.

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