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THRILLING PERFORMANCE BY FEAR THE DRAGON TO TOP HIS RIVALS IN THE $332,900 SAM HOUSTON DERBY (G3)

Impressive Showing by Members of the Ramirez Family in Three of the Additional Stakes on the Card

span style="caret-color:#000000">span style="font-variant-caps:normal">span style="letter-spacing:normal">span style="text-transform:none">span style="widows:auto">span style="-webkit-text-size-adjust:auto">HOUSTON, TX –It was a special evening at Sam Houston Race Park for each of the winning connections. Trainer Adrian Huitron, who won the $332,900 Sam Houston Derby (G3) with Fear the Dragon, celebrated his 31st birthday and the Ramirez family was well represented in three of the other stakes on the card.

SAN LORENZO AND FEAR THE DRAGON FACE OFF IN THE $332,900 SAM HOUSTON DERBY (G3) ON FRIDAY, MAY 14

Four Additional Stakes Will be Contested on the Card Which Begins at 6:45 pm (Central)

HOUSTON, TX – It might be hard to top last weekend at Sam Houston Race Park when they hosted 22 trials for the $732,650 Sam Houston Futurity (G2). That final, set for Friday, May 28, will be tremendously exciting, but racing fans can look forward to an excellent card this Friday night featuring five stakes races. Post time will be 6:45 pm (Central).  

CORONAS CANDY MAN TOPS THE FIVE QUALIFIERS FROM NIGHT TWO FOR THE $732,650 SAM HOUSTON FUTURITY (G2)

Trainer Adrian Huitron Qualified Four of the Top Ten for the Final on Friday, May 28

HOUSTON, TX – The field is set for the $732,650 Sam Houston Futurity (G2).  Five exceptional juveniles clinched their berths on Friday, May 7 and the remaining five were determined in 11 exciting 330-yard trials on the second night of competition.

APOLLITICAL CRYSTAL POSTS FASTEST QUALIFYING TIME FROM THE MAY 7 TRIALS FOR THE $732,650 SAM HOUSTON FUTURITY (G2)

Second Night of Qualifying Begins at 6:10 pm (CT) on Saturday, May 8

HOUSTON, TX – A very impressive group of juveniles competed in 11 trials on Friday, May 7 for a berth into the final of the $732,650 Sam Houston Futurity (G2).  

SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK TO RUN 22 TRIALS FOR THE $700,000 ESTIMATED SAM HOUSTON FUTURITY (G2)

Early Post Time of 6:10 pm (CT) Set for Friday, May 7 and Saturday, May 8

<meta charset="UTF-8" />HOUSTON, TX – After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Quarter Horse racing has returned with tremendous support at Sam Houston Race Park. Since the 2021 live season commenced on April 23, horsemen have filled the entries at every level and it will reach new heights this weekend when the racetrack hosts 22 trials for the Sam Houston Futurity (G2).

SAN LORENZO EXCLIPSES THE MILLION DOLLAR EARNING MARK WINNING HIS TRIAL FOR THE $332,900 SAM HOUSTON DERBY (G3)

Trainer Adrian Huitron Will Have Four, Including Fastest Qualifier Fear The Dragon in the Saturday, May 14 Final

HOUSTON, TX – It was an exciting start for the 2021 Quarter Horse racing season at Sam Houston Race Park, which commenced on Friday, April 23. On Saturday, April 24, the card was highlighted by ten trials for the strong>$332,900 Sam Houston Derby (G3) with Rogelio Marquez Jr’s San Lorenzo becoming Quarter Horse racing’s newest millionaire.

SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK KICKS OFF ITS 2021 QUARTER HORSE RACING SEASON ON FRIDAY, APRIL 23

Trials for the Sam Houston Derby (G3) Set for Saturday Night

HOUSTON, TX - The 2021 Quarter Horse racing season at Sam Houston Race Park gets underway on Friday, April 23with a ten-race card, beginning at 6:45 pm (CT). The 2020 live meet was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but interest from horsemen has been very strong for this year’s 23-day meet, which continues through Saturday, June 12.

RECORD HANDLE NUMBERS POSTED IN THE 2021 SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK THOROUGHBRED LIVE RACING SEASON

Steve Asmussen Was Honored as Leading Trainer and Owner of the Meet Stewart Elliott Clinched the Leading Rider Title

(Houston, TX) – The Sam Houston Race Park closed the curtain on a highly successful Thoroughbred live racing season on Saturday, April 3. The 43-day meet, which began on January 8, was one of the best since the northwest Houston racetrack opened in 1994.

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