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TEXAS TUESDAY WITH TRAINER DANNY PISH

MARTHA CLAUSSEN WRITES ABOUT TRAINER DANNY PISH AND HIS CONNECTION TO RACING IN TEXAS

Texas racing fans have cashed plenty of tickets when backing trainer Danny Pish. Since saddling his first winner in 1995, Pish has won over 2,400 races with almost equal numbers in second and third-place finishers. His horses have earned $36 million, and he has been steadfast in his allegiance to racing in the Lone Star state.

$200,000 TEXAS TURF MILE DRAWS FULL FIELD IN ITS FIRST RUNNING IN THE HOUSTON RACING FESTIVAL AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

Six Stakes Including the Grade 3, $300,000 Houston Ladies Classic and Grade 3, $200,000 John B. Connally Turf Will be Contested on Sunday, January 26

HOUSTON, TX- The excitement is building for the Houston Racing Festival on Sunday, January 26 at Sam Houston Race Park. A special post time of 1:20 pm (CT) has been set for the marquee day of the 2020 Thoroughbred meet with six featured stakes. As previously reported, two graded stakes will be contested, the Grade 3, $300,000 Houston Ladies Classic and the Grade 3, $200,000 John B. Connally Turf.

MILLIONAIRES SERENGETI EMPRESS AND STREET BAND TOP THE FIELD FOR THE GRADE 3, $300,000 HOUSTON LADIES CLASSIC AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

Six Stakes will be Contested Sunday, January 26 With a Special Post Time of 1:20 pm

HOUSTON, TX- One week from today, Sam Houston Race Park will host the most prestigious day of its annual live Thoroughbred racing season.  The draw for the six Houston Racing Festival stakes took place this morning for each of the features, including the Grade 3, $300,000 Houston Ladies Classic.

TRAINER LARRY JONES IN PURSUIT OF HIS THIRD VICTORY IN THE GRADE 3, $300,000 HOUSTON LADIES CLASSIC AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

Grade 1 Winner Street Band to Ship in for the January 26 Stakes

HOUSTON, TX- It's hard to keep trainer Larry Jones out of the Sam Houston Race Park winner's circle. The affable Kentucky horseman has won two previous editions of the Grade 3, $300,000 Houston Ladies Classic, beginning with Joyful Victory, who captured the inaugural running in 2013 and Cassatt in 2015. Both mares were owned by Rick Porter’s Fox Hill Farms.

SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK ANNOUNCES 2020 LIVE RACING AND PROMOTIONAL CALENDAR

THIS YEAR – HORSE RACING WITH A MAJOR BOOST IN PURSES, MORE DOG RACES & THE RETURN OF MIDGET WRESTLING!!

HOUSTON, TX— Sam Houston Race Park (www.shrp.com) prepares to kick off its 26th Season of Live Racing with the opening of the 2020 Thoroughbred Meet on January 10th.  The Thoroughbred Meet will consist of 39 live racing days spanning from January 10th to March 28th.  The Thoroughbred Meet has been extended by seven additional days of racing with a whole new purse structure after the passing of House Bill 2463.

2020 SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK THOROUGHBRED LIVE RACING SEASON GETS UNDERWAY ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 2020

RICH STAKES SCHEDULE SET BEGINS WITH THE HOUSTON RACING FESTIVAL ON SUNDAY, JANUARY26

HOUSTON, TX - Sam Houston Race Park will conduct its 26th live racing season with Thoroughbred racing commencing on Friday, January 10. The 39-day meet will continue through Saturday, March 28.

MR MONEY BAGS TRIUMPHS IN THE $250,000 ZIA PARK DERBY

MR MONEY BAGS WIN HIGHLIGHTS EXCITING LAND OF ENCHANTMENT CARD AT ZIA PARK

SHRP STAKES WINNER MR. MONEY BAGS RUNS IN THE $250,000 ZIA PARK DERBY

SEVEN STAKES HIGHLIGHTED BY THE $250,000 ZIA PARK DERBY AND $250,000 ZIA PARK OAKS SET FOR LAND OF ENCHANTMENT DAY AT ZIA PARK ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27

Hobbs, NM (November 23, 2019) - Zia Park will present the seventh annual Land of Enchantment Day program Wednesday, November 27.  The card will feature seven stakes, including the $250,000 Zia Park Derby and the $250,000 Zia Park Oaks.  Post time for the program, which will offer purses of $1 million dollars, is 12:00 P.M. (MT), 2:00 P.M (ET).

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