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SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK’S 2019 THOROUGHBRED MEET CONCLUDED ON SATURDAY, MARCH 30

Steve Asmussen Was Honored as Leading Trainer and Owner of the Meet DeShawn Parker Clinched His Second Leading Rider Title

(Houston, TX) – The Sam Houston Race Park Thoroughbred meeting wrapped on Saturday, March 30. The racing season kicked off on January 25 with the Houston Racing Festival highlighting opening weekend.

MR MONEY BAGS, DIRECT DIAL, SHES OUR FASTEST, TEXAS BELLE, DIRECT DIAL, IMA DISCREET LADY AND REDATORY EMERGE VICTORIOUS ON TEXAS CHAMPIONS AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK ON SATURDAY, MARCH 23

Jockeys Iram Diego and Rudy Guerra Each Won Two Stakes on the Card

span style="text-autospace:none">HOUSTON, TX - Sam Houston Race Park saluted accredited Texas-breds Saturday, March 23 with six Texas Champions stakes. An enthusiastic crowd was on hand to see plenty of talent in the $50,000 Yellow Rose, $50,000 San Jacinto Stakes, $50,000 Spirit of Texas Stakes, $50,000 Bara Lass, $50,000 Groovy and $50,000 Richard King Stakes.

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.

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