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APOLLITICAL CRYSTAL POSTS FASTEST QUALIFYING TIME FROM THE MAY 7 TRIALS FOR THE $732,650 SAM HOUSTON FUTURITY (G2)

Second Night of Qualifying Begins at 6:10 pm (CT) on Saturday, May 8

HOUSTON, TX – A very impressive group of juveniles competed in 11 trials on Friday, May 7 for a berth into the final of the $732,650 Sam Houston Futurity (G2).  

SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK TO RUN 22 TRIALS FOR THE $700,000 ESTIMATED SAM HOUSTON FUTURITY (G2)

Early Post Time of 6:10 pm (CT) Set for Friday, May 7 and Saturday, May 8

<meta charset="UTF-8" />HOUSTON, TX – After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Quarter Horse racing has returned with tremendous support at Sam Houston Race Park. Since the 2021 live season commenced on April 23, horsemen have filled the entries at every level and it will reach new heights this weekend when the racetrack hosts 22 trials for the Sam Houston Futurity (G2).

SAN LORENZO EXCLIPSES THE MILLION DOLLAR EARNING MARK WINNING HIS TRIAL FOR THE $332,900 SAM HOUSTON DERBY (G3)

Trainer Adrian Huitron Will Have Four, Including Fastest Qualifier Fear The Dragon in the Saturday, May 14 Final

HOUSTON, TX – It was an exciting start for the 2021 Quarter Horse racing season at Sam Houston Race Park, which commenced on Friday, April 23. On Saturday, April 24, the card was highlighted by ten trials for the strong>$332,900 Sam Houston Derby (G3) with Rogelio Marquez Jr’s San Lorenzo becoming Quarter Horse racing’s newest millionaire.

SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK KICKS OFF ITS 2021 QUARTER HORSE RACING SEASON ON FRIDAY, APRIL 23

Trials for the Sam Houston Derby (G3) Set for Saturday Night

HOUSTON, TX - The 2021 Quarter Horse racing season at Sam Houston Race Park gets underway on Friday, April 23with a ten-race card, beginning at 6:45 pm (CT). The 2020 live meet was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but interest from horsemen has been very strong for this year’s 23-day meet, which continues through Saturday, June 12.

RECORD HANDLE NUMBERS POSTED IN THE 2021 SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK THOROUGHBRED LIVE RACING SEASON

Steve Asmussen Was Honored as Leading Trainer and Owner of the Meet Stewart Elliott Clinched the Leading Rider Title

(Houston, TX) – The Sam Houston Race Park closed the curtain on a highly successful Thoroughbred live racing season on Saturday, April 3. The 43-day meet, which began on January 8, was one of the best since the northwest Houston racetrack opened in 1994.

THREE HOUSTON SHOWCASE NIGHT STAKES CLOSE OUT THE 2021 SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK THOROUGHBRED MEET ON A HIGH NOTE

Trainer Brad Cox and Jockey Diego Saenz Won Both Turf Stakes on the Card

HOUSTON, TX- Sam Houston Race Park closed out its 2021Thoroughbred racing season on Saturday, April 3 with Houston Showcase Night Three exciting finishes on the newly formed racing event capped a very successful meet on a high note!

THREE HOUSTON SHOWCASE NIGHT STAKES WILL BE CONTESTED SATURDAY, APRIL 3 AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

The Meet’s Leading Owner, Trainer and Jockey will be honored on the Final Night of the 2021 Thoroughbred Racing Season

HOUSTON, TX- Sam Houston Race Park will close out its 2021Thoroughbred racing season on Saturday, April 3 with three stakes and the presentation of the end of the meet awards to the leading owner, trainer and jockey.

TEXAS THOROUGHBREDS PACKED A PUNCH IN THE SEVEN TEXAS CHAMPIONS DAY STAKES AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

Direct Dial and Ima Discreet Lady Returned With Back-to-Back Stakes Wins this Season

 

HOUSTON, TX - Sam Houston Race Park saluted accredited Texas-breds Saturday, March 20 with seven Texas Champions Day stakes. It was an exceptional renewal of the annual racing event with many compelling story lines. Several undisputed favorites did not disappoint and there were plenty of impressive performances from first-time stakes winners.  From the $100,000 Spirit of Texas to the final stakes on the card, the $100,000 Yellow Rose, there were thrills for each of the connections as well as racing fans in Houston and those watching via simulcasting.

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