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Live Racing, Zydeco Music, Cajun Crawfish & Draft Beer Specials, 106.9 The Point’s Birthday Celebration and More on Saturday, May 8, 2010


WHAT:           Sam Houston Race Park ( will host the Inaugural Crawfish Festival presented by 106.9 The Point on Saturday, May 8, 2010.  The event, which celebrates the 10th anniversary of 106.9 The Point, will feature 10 live races, between-race promotions & giveaways, the best Cajun Crawfish with all the spicy fixings, Houston’s largest birthday cake in honor of 106.9 The Point, $2 Draft Beer specials from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., along with live entertainment from SHRP Senior Idol winner Mia Washington, The Texas Brass Band, The Prince of Zydeco, and special Verizon Wireless post-race concert on the Bud Light side stage from Leroy Thomas & the Zydeco Roadrunners!  

$15 Crazy Cajun Crawfish Package (per person) includes (1) general admission ticket for racing & concert along with 2 lbs. of crawfish with potatoes & corn. 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 the Champion Energy Services Jockey Club.  The Park’s newest addition, The Showgrounds, is an all-ages, outdoor 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

WHEN:          Saturday, May 8, 2010
                        2:00 p.m.        106.9 The Point Live Broadcast
                        3:00 p.m.        Gates Open/Texas Brass Band (pre-racing entertainment)
                        5:00 p.m.        Live Racing Begins
                        6:00 p.m.        The Prince of Zydeco (between race performances)
                        7:30 p.m.        Mia Washington (following the 7th race)
                        8:00 p.m.        Leroy Thomas & The Zydeco Roadrunner (Verizon Wireless post-race concert on the                         Bud Light side stage)*

*Performance times are subject to change without notice.
WHERE:        Sam Houston Race Park
                        7575 N. Sam Houston Parkway West
                        Houston, Texas 77064

TICKETS:     $15 Crazy Cajun Crawfish Package (per person) includes (1) general admission racing & concert                         tickets along with 2 lbs. crawfish with potatoes & corn.
                        General Admission: $6 Adults; $4 Senior Citizens; children 12 and under FREE.           

PARKING:    FREE general parking.

INFO:             For more information, call 281-807-8760 or visit

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