News & Updates
The featured race of the Saturday, April 21st card at Sam Houston Race Park is the $67,680 Bank of America Texas Challenge Championship (G2).
Marfilous Wins the $20,000 Miss Sam Houston Stakes
Two stakes were contested on Saturday night at Sam Houston Race Park and a pair of talented fillies showed their speed and determination winning the $95.800 Sam Houston Maiden Classic and the $20,000 Miss Sam Houston Stakes.
Helping Get Your 6 in Some Small Way
HOUSTON, TX — Sam Houston Race Park (www.shrp.com) is pleased to announce that in addition to tomorrow night’s Live Quarter Horse Racing, we will also be hosting a special Military Appreciation Night. We encourage any active duty service people or veterans living in the greater-Houston area to come out and enjoy a night of fun on us.
811 Presents Cody Johnson & Friends on Saturday, August 11th
After a sold out performance in 2017, Sam Houston Race Park (www.shrp.com) and 811 are proud to announce that Cody Johnson will return to the Bud Light Stage in 2018!
SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK WILL HOST EIGHT TRIALS FOR THE $191,900 SAM HOUSTON DERBY(G3) ON FRIDAY, APRIL 13
Sam Houston Maiden Classic and Miss Houston Stakes Set for Saturday Evening
A busy weekend is shaping up at Sam Houston Race Park, beginning on Friday night with trials for the $191,900 Sam Houston Derby (G3) with the final of the $95.800 Sam Houston Maiden Classic and the $20,000 Miss Houston Stakes set for Saturday evening.
Trainer Saul Ramirez, Jr. and Jockey Eddie Sanchez Qualify Two Finalists
Sam Houston Race Park hosted 13 trials for the richest race of the 2018 Quarter Horse Meeting, the $440,600 Sam Houston Futurity (G2).
Sam Houston Race Park will host 13 trials for the Sam Houston Futurity on Friday, April 6. It is the richest race of the annual Quarter Horse meet, and second only to the Texas Classic Futurity at Lone Star Park as the state’s most lucrative racing event.
Jockey Francisco Calderon has 11 mounts on the card, which gets underway at 6:00 pm. After the first three days of the Sam Houston Quarter Horse meet, Calderon is on top of the standings with five wins, including a victory in the first stakes of the meet.
Jess Bein the Hero Sets the Fastest Qualifying Time in Trials for the $67,680 Bank of America Texas Challenge Championship
It was an action-packed opening weekend at Sam Houston Race Park for the 2018 Quarter Horse racing season. Southern Temptation won the $20,000 Harris County Stakes, which was the first stakes of the meet and trials were held for both the Bank of America Texas Challenge and Sam Houston Maiden Classic.