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THE FIELDS ARE SET FOR TEXAS CHAMPIONS DAY AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK ON SATURDAY, MARCH 23

Six Stakes for Accredited Texas-Breds Will be Contested

HOUSTON, TX - Sam Houston Race Park is proud to host Texas Champions Day on Saturday, March 23. Post time for Saturday’s card is 7:15 pm (CT) with six stakes for accredited Texas-breds on the eight-race program.

SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK ANNOUNCES ITS 2019 QUARTER HORSE STAKES SCHEDULE

Live Racing Season Gets Underway on Friday, April 12

HOUSTON, TX - Sam Houston Race Park will kick off its 2019 Quarter Horse racing season on Friday, April 12. The 20-day meet continues through Saturday, May 25.

TRACK RECORD SETTING VICTORY FOR EASTER MAN IN THE $51,800 SHEIK ZAYED BIN SULTAN AL NAHYAN CUP (G1) AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

Trainer Jerenesto Torrez Saddled The Winners of Both Arabian Stakes

Sam Houston Race Park hosted two prestigious Arabian stakes on Saturday, March 9:  the $51,800 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (G1) and $7,000 WATHBA Stallions Cup, both at a distance of seven furlongs.

 

COWGIRLS LIKE US AND MR MONEY BAGS IMPRESSIVE IN THE $65,000 TWO ALTAZANO AND $65,000 JIM'S ORBIT STAKES AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

Sam Houston Race Park hosted two stakes on the Saturday, February 23rd card and the favorites did not disappoint as Cowgirls Like Us prevailed in the $65,000 Two Altazano and Triple Crown nominated Mr Money Bags dominated his rivals in the $65,000 Jim’s Orbit Stakes.

 

SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK TO PRESENT THE $65,000 JIM’S ORBIT AND TWO ALTAZANO STAKES ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23

(Houston, TX) – Thoroughbred stakes action continues at Sam Houston Race Park on Saturday, February 23. The nine-race card, which gets underway at 7:15 pm (Central), will include the running of the $65,000 Jim’s Orbit and $65,000 Two Altazano for accredited Texas-breds.

AARON WATSON RETURNS TO SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK SATURDAY, APRIL 6TH

He’ll Be Joined on The Bud Light Stage by Special Guest Kevin Fowler

HOUSTON, TX— Sam Houston Race Park (www.shrp.com) is pleased to announce the first of 3 country music concerts set for 2019. On Saturday, April 6th , 2019- Aaron Watson is set to take on the Bud Light Stage with special guest Kevin Fowler. The concert will take place on the weekend between the 2019 Thoroughbred and 2019 Quarter Horse live racing meets.

WINGS LOCKED UP SCORES THE UPSET IN THE $75,000 FRONTIER UTILITIES SPRINT AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

Veteran Jockey Danny Sorenson Wins Two Stakes

(Houston, TX) – Two graded stakes garnered the lion’s share of attention in Sunday’s  Houston Racing Festival at Sam Houston Race Park, with Midnight Bisou capturing the Grade 3, $300,000 Houston Ladies Classic and a third consecutive win by Bigger Picture in the Grade 3, $200,000 Connally Turf Cup. 

MIDNIGHT BISOU RALLIES TO WIN THE GRADE 3, $300,000 HOUSTON LADIES CLASSIC AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

Bigger Picture Wins the Grade 3, $200,000 Connally Turf Cup for the Third Time

(Houston, TX) – Mother Nature was much kinder to Houston, Texas than Florida, giving ideal conditions to the contenders in the annual Houston Racing Festival at Sam Houston Race Park. The marquee event of the 2019 Thoroughbred racing season was highlighted by exhilarating performances by Midnight Bisou in the Grade 3, $300,000 Houston Ladies Classic and a record seven wins for trainer Mike Maker in the Grade 3, $200,000 Connally Turf Cup. 

 

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