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Mother’s Day Celebration Features Special Afternoon Post Time, Flowers from 1-800 FLOWERS Houston, Winner’s Circle Brunch & On-Track Diamond Dig on Sunday, May 9, 2010


WHAT:           Sam Houston Race Park ( invites you to celebrate at the 2nd Annual Mother’s Day Brunch & Diamond Dig presented by Sunny 99.1 FM on Sunday, May 9, 2010.  The day features a special post time of 1 p.m. along with delightful dining and a special Winner’s Circle Restaurant menu created by Executive Chef Hugo Gomez.  In addition, 1-800-FLOWERS Houston will provide single-stemmed flowers to the first 1,000 women through the gates for live racing! 

The most anticipated part of the day, the Mother’s Day Diamond Dig presented by Sunny 99.1 FM, will take place on the dirt track immediately following the 8th race at approximately 4:15 p.m. and feature one lucky Mom taking home the grand prize diamond piece valued at $5,000.  Additional prizes will be included in the diamond dig.

Sunny 99.1 FM will qualify 10 contestants through on-air and online contests, with The Park selecting five additional contestants the day of the event from Winner’s Circle reservations. 

The Park is currently accepting reservations for $45 Mother’s Day Winner’s Circle Grande Buffet Package.  Menu items include:  a variety of chilled salad options, fruit and cheese display, peel & eat shrimp, herbed tilapia, braised short ribs, sage stuffed chicken breast, fresh desserts and more!  Make your reservation today by calling 281-807-8760.  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:                      Sunday, May 10, 2009
                                    11:30 a.m.      Gates Open
                                    1:00 p.m.        Live Racing Begins
                                    2:00 p.m.        Kat Cortez from Sunny 99.1 FM on-site
                                    4:15 p.m.        Mother’s Day Diamond Dig presented by Sunny 99.1 FM*

*All times are subject to change without notice

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

TICKETS:                 $45 Mother’s Day Winner’s Circle Grande Buffet Package includes (1) admission, (1) live racing program, (1) Mother’s Day brunch including tax & gratuity in the Winner’s Circle Restaurant, and (1) $2 wagering coupon. 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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