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The Park Aims to Create More Than 300 New Jobs for Houstonians on April 4, 2009 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


WHAT:                       Sam Houston Race Park ( is looking to staff more than 300 employees for the 2009 American Quarter Horse meet and The Showground’s Summer Concert Series.  The Park’s Spring Job Fair will be held on Saturday, April 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The job fair will feature on-site interviews for a variety of part-time and seasonal positions such as event operations, sales, admissions, parking, security and more!  The Park will provide training and orientation for all new staff members prior to re-opening for live racing and concert events on Friday, May 1. No advance registration is required.  Prospective employees are encouraged to bring a current resume, driver’s license and Social Security card.  For more information visit

WHO:                         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 outdoor concert 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.           

WHEN:                      Saturday, April 4, 2009
                                   11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

WHERE:                    Sam Houston Race Park
                                   7575 N. Sam Houston Parkway West
                                   Houston, Texas 77064

INFO:                         For more information, please contact Raenetta Kolajajak at (281) 807-8825 or
                                   April McDade at (281) 807-8811.

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