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Park Gates Open: 5:30 PM
First Race / Post Time: 7:00 PM
General Parking: FREE

We will be taking on-site, walk-up registration for the SHRP Idol contest Friday, January 22nd beginning at 5:30 pm when the live racing gates open. Registration will be set up next to the Guest Services desk on the South end of the Club Level. The contest will begin at 7pm so all participants will have to be signed up, paid in full and have their music turned in by 6:45 pm.

The restaurant will feature an a la carte menu tonight.
Click Here for a la carte menu!
For Reservations - (281) 807-8760

$19 Party Pack
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SHRP Idol 4-Pack
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Tickets are not available online after 10am on the day of the show or event. Tickets will be available at the box office.

Experience the excitement of Live Thoroughbred Racing on Friday nights at Sam Houston Race Park! Along with watching the spectacular action on the track, you can also enjoy our Winner’s Circle Restaurant. Sam Houston Race Park is the place to be for your corporate or social entertainment!

The Park Is Searching For Houston’s Best Singer!
Contestants advancing to the finals following the January 15th Qualifying round are:

  • Megan Ramos - JR Division
  • Amanda Rosser SR Division
  • Hallie Jackson SR Division
  • Cheyenne Downs SR Division
  • Alexis Gonzales SR Division
  • Cassidy Hurst SR Division

You Think You Have What It Takes To be Houston’s Best Singer? Sam Houston Race Park will host the Inaugural Sam Houston Race Park Idol singing contest, open to singers ages 6 to 18 years of age, beginning Friday, January 15, 2010.  The contest will feature two divisions, Juniors (ages 6 to 11) and a Seniors (ages 12 to 18), performing before a panel of industry judges and a live audience in between racing events.  Contestants will perform a two-minute song of their choice and be scored based on vocal performance, audience response and stage presence.  One Junior and one Senior division winner will be selected.  Qualifying rounds will take place January 15 & 22; Finals will take place January 29

SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK IDOL Singing Contest A $50 entry fee is required for each contestant; participants must register each time they participate. Click here to download the Registration, Rules and Regulations Form.

Live Racing Individual Tickets:

  • $6 - General Admission
  • $9 - Reserved Counter Seat*
  • $33 - 3 Seat Finish Line Box*
  • $44 - 4 Seat Finish Line Box*
  • $55 - 5 Seat Finish Line Box*
  • *Price Also Includes General Admission

Available at the gate. Click Here for a Seating Map

Tickets Also Available at:

  • Sam Houston Race Park     
  • Via Phone: 1-800-211-3381
  • Participating Houston Area Randalls Stores
  • All dates, times, acts, and ticket prices are subject to change without notice.


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