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JULY RACING & EVENTS SCHEDULE
AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK
Live Quarter Horse Racing, 50 Cent Beer Night Every Friday, Party on the Patio, Fireworks Extravaganza, Vans Warped Tour, Epicurean Event, Verizon Wireless Summer Concert Series & More This Month At The Park
WHAT: Sam Houston Race Park (www.shrp.com) is heating up the summerwith live racing and special events for the month of July! Be at The Park for live American Quarter Horse racing Thursdays and Fridays beginning at 7 p.m. and Saturdays beginning at 5 p.m. Plus don’t miss the July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza presented by Champion Energy Services, ABC Home & Commercial Services and Houston Press featuring live racing, fireworks and more on Saturday, July 3rd & Sunday, July 4th with a special post time of 5 p.m. both evenings. Catch 50 Cent Beer Night presented by Houston Press EVERY Friday night from 5:30 to 10 p.m. through August 13!
Special events for July include:
- July 2nd – Vans Warped Tour is a day-long music and extreme sports festival featuring multiple stages and more than 80 bands performing. Gates open at 1 p.m. Parking is $5. Live racing begins at 7 p.m.
- EVERY Friday Night - 50¢ Draft Beer Night presented by Houston Press featuring 50¢ draft beer available from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. along with live racing events;
- July 3rd –live Quarter Horse racing, the $15,000 Silestone Stakes, between-race performances from the Jeff Boortz Band & Todd Cummings as part of the Verizon Wireless Summer Concert Series on the Bud Light side stage, activities for kids and one of the biggest fireworks displays in Houston!
- July 4th –July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza featuring live Quarter Horse racing along with a special demo from Team Ghost Riders, activities for kids and one of the biggest fireworks displays in Houston!
- July 9th – 50¢ Beer Night presented by 94.5 The Buzz and Houston Press featuring live racing & 50 cent draft beer specials from 5:30 to 10 p.m.;
- July 10th – Live Quarter Horse racing including the Grade 1 $100,000 Bank of America Texas Challenge Championship, Grade 3 $18,250 Red Cell Texas Distance Challenge, Grade 3 $21,250 Merial Texas Distaff Challenge and the $16,250 Pfizer Texas Starter Allowance Challenge; Party on the Patio Steak Night offering fans admission, 8 oz steak hot off the grill and a twice baked potato for just $15 per person along with $2 draft beer from 4 – 8 p.m. and a Verizon Wireless post-race concert on the Bud Light Stage by Kevin Fowler and Sunny Sweeney as part of the Verizon Wireless Summer Concert series;
- July 17th – 3rd Semi-Annual Wiener Dog Races presented by Bark’s 5th Avenue and PETCO; Party on the Patio offering fans hot food off the grill and $2 draft beer from 4 – 8 p.m.; live Quarter Horse racing events including $15,000 Texas Twister and the $10,000 Colors of Texas Paint Stakes; National Anthem performance by SHRP Idol winner Mary Sarah Gross; and a post-race concert on the Bud Light stage from Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers as part of the Verizon Wireless Summer Concert series;
- July 24th –Party on the Patio Fajita Fiestawith admission and hot fajitas off the grill for $10 per person and $2 draft beer specials from 4 – 8 p.m.; National Anthem performance by Junior SHRP Idol winner Daniella Basquine; and a post-race concert on the Bud Light Stage from Rodney Atkins and Battle of the Bands winner Mason Lankford brought to you by Ducks Unlimited and Kraft Velveeta Shells & Cheese as part of the Verizon Wireless Summer Concert series.
- July 29th – Epicurean Evening and live Quarter Horse racing events featuring the Sam Houston Maiden Trials presented by Spring Dodge.
- July 30th – Live Quarter Horse racing featuring Grade 3 $30,000 Barnmaster Spring Stakes, Grade 3 $35,000 Ancira Ford Classic, Grade 3 $30,000 Gulf Coast 4 Star Trailer “550” Stakes and $15,000 Jones Bloodstock Insurance Starter Stakes presented by Gulf Coast 4 Star Trailers.
- July 31st – Live Quarter Horse racing events featuring the Grade 1 $100,000 TQHA Sale Futurity and Grade 3 $35,000 Adequan Texas Derby Challenge presented by Gulf Coast 4 Star Trailers; Party on the Patio BBQ Night featuring admission & BBQ plate for $15 per person along with $2 draft beer from 4 – 8 p.m., National Anthem performance from Junior SHRP Idol winner Jenne Madrid; and a post-race concert on the Bud Light Stage from Luke Bryan and Whiskey Myers as part of the Verizon Wireless Summer Concert series.
A la carte dining is available during live racing events on Friday nights. The Grande Buffet is served every Saturday in the Winner’s Circle Restaurant during live racing events. For reservations and details, please visit www.shrp.com.
Live Quarter Horse racing continues through Saturday, August 14 at The Park. For a complete list of racing and concert events, visit www.shrp.com.
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, 15,000-capacity venue that hosts annual country, classic rock and contemporary concert events throughout the year. For more information on upcoming shows, events and tickets, visit www.shrp.com.
WHERE: Sam Houston Race Park
7575 N. Sam Houston Parkway W
Houston, Texas 77064
$15 Party on the Patio Steak Night includes: general admission; steak dinner and twice-baked potato per person.
$10 Party on the Patio Fajita Fiesta Night includes: general admission; (2) fajita tacos with rice and beans per person.
$15 Party on the Patio BBQ Night includes: general admission; BBQ plate with choice of (2) meats, potato salad and baked beans per person.
$19 Party Pack includes: general admission; club level counter seat; live racing program; burger basket or concession entrée; (2) small sodas or draft beers; and (1) $2 wagering coupon per person.
$35 Winner’s Circle (Saturdays only) package includes: general admission; Grande Buffet including tax & gratuity; live racing program; and (1) $2 Wagering Coupon per person.
General admission:$6 Adults; $4 Senior Citizens; kids ages 12 and under FREE.
PARKING: FREE General Parking
INFO: For more information visit www.shrp.com or call (281) 807-8700.