Record Eighth Leading Trainer Title for Judd Kearl Jockey Rodrigo Vallejo and Owner A.D. Maddox Finish on Top
The 2017 Sam Houston Race Park Quarter Horse Meet concluded on Monday, May 22 with twelve races and the presentation of the End of the Meet awards.
SIMULCAST OF THE PREAKNESS STAKES WITH SPECIAL 1:00 PM LIVE RACING PROGRAM SET FOR SATURDAY, MAY 20 AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK
John Deere Juvenile and Adequan Derby Challenge Finals on the Card
Sam Houston Race Park hosts its final weekend of live American Quarter Horse racing beginning Friday, May 19. Fans can enjoy live racing on Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. and a special 1:00 pm Saturday afternoon racing program in conjunction with the running of the142nd Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 20.
Chula Kid Captures the $41,757 Bank of America Texas Maiden Challenge
A very solid field of stakes winners entered the starting gate in tonight’s $50,000 Sam Houston Classic (G2). With an exceptional break and sizzling turn of foot, Politically Corrupt made his 2017 debut
$50,000 SAM HOUSTON CLASSIC (G2) AND $41,757 BANK OF AMERICA TEXAS MAIDEN CHALLENGE HIGHLIGHT THE SATURDAY, MAY 13 CARD AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK
Weekend Promotions Include Food Truck Friday and The Josh Abbott Band in Concert Following Saturday Night’s Races
Another action-packed weekend is in store at Sam Houston Race Park. On May 12, don’t miss Food Truck Friday with some of Houston’s favorite Food Trucks including Churrascos, Custom Confections, Dlish Curbside Bistro, Greedy’s Food Truck, Mingo’s Latin Kitchen, Tu Go Kitchen, Nun & Tutz Cuisine, Offbeat Eatz, Texasiana Famous Foods, and Tikiz Shaved Ice. Live racing gets underway at 7:00 pm with the popular 50-cent Beer Friday from 6-9 pm.
Wild Tycoon Speeds to Victory in the $15,000 Texas Twister
Sam Houston Race Park had sunny skies and a huge crowd on hand for an action-packed afternoon of live racing and the always thrilling simulcast of the 143rd Running of the Kentucky Derby. Two stakes were run with the favorite prevailing in the $25,000 Governors' Cup Marathon and a nice priced winner in the $15,000 Texas Twister.
SIMULCAST OF THE 143rd KENTUCKY DERBY AND EXCITING LIVE QUARTER HORSE RACING SET FOR SATURDAY AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK
Special 1:00 pm Post Time on Saturday, May 6 for Live Racing
Sam Houston Race Park will present an action-packed weekend of live racing and the always thrilling simulcast of the 143rd Running of the Kentucky Derby. Live racing resumes on Friday, May 5 at 7:00 pm with the popular 50 cent Beer Friday from 6-9 pm. On Friday, racing fans will be able to enjoy the running of the Grade 1, $1 million Kentucky Oaks from Churchill Downs as well as place advance wagers on Saturday's Kentucky Derby card.
THIS IS AN EAGLE IMPRESSIVE WINNER OF THE $483,600 SAM HOUSTON FUTURITY (G2) AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK
So Rapido Captures the $197,700 Sam Houston Derby (G3)
The final of the richest race of the 2017 Quarter Horse Meeting, the $483,600 Sam Houston Futurity (G2) took place tonight at Sam Houston Race Park, and the title went This Is An Eagle. The son of One Famous Eagle out of the First Down Dash mare Lady Lilia showed he had talent in his trial win and was remarkable in the final.
$483,600 SAM HOUSTON FUTURITY (G2), $197,700 SAM HOUSTON DERBY (G3) AND $48,360 SAM HOUSTON JUVENILE SET FOR SATURDAY NIGHT AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK
Derby Dog Dash and Roger Creager in Concert on Saturday Night
Live Quarter Horse returns to Sam Houston Race Park on Friday, April 28 with the popular 50-cent Beer Friday from 6-9 pm. Seven trials for the John Deere Juvenile Challenge Championship will be contested with the ten fastest qualifiers returning for the final on Saturday, May 20.
On Saturday, April 29, live racing gets underway at 6:10 pm with three stakes highlighted by the richest race of the 2017 Quarter Horse meet, the $483,600 Sam Houston Futurity (G2). The card will also feature the $197,700 Sam Houston Derby (G3) and the $48,360 Sam Houston Juvenile.