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LIVE RACING AND SIMULCAST EVENTS CANCELLED AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK DUE TO HURRICANE IKE FOR FRIDAY, SEPT. 12 AND SATURDAY, SEPT. 13, 2008

 

HOUSTON (Thursday, September 11, 2008)—Sam Houston Race Park (www.shrp.com) has cancelled live racing and all simulcast events for Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13, 2008, due to inclement weather anticipated by Hurricane Ike’s projected landfall along the Texas coast.  The Park will not reschedule live racing events.

The Park will not hold training sessions over the weekend and will evaluate conditions in order to consider opening for training again on Monday, September 15.

At this time, The Park plans to remain open for simulcast operations on Thursday, September 11 unless otherwise posted.  The Park will make the determination to open for simulcasting events only on Sunday, September 14 based on weather conditions over the weekend. 
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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