Sam Houston Race Park

7575 N. Sam Houston Parkway West Houston, TX 77064 USA

Date Race Purse Age/Sex Dist
January 2017
Frontier Utilities Turf Sprint S. $75,000g 4&up 5f T Details
Space City S. $50,000g 3yos 6f Details
John B. Connally Turf Cup S. (G3T) $200,000a 4&up 12f T Details
Houston Ladies Classic S. (G3) $400,000g 4&up, f/m 8.5f Details
Houston Distaff S. $50,000g 4&up, f/m 8.5f T Details
February 2017
Houston Turf S. R $50,000g 4&up 8.5f T Details
Sam Houston Sprint Cup S. $50,000g 4&up 6f Details
Jim's Orbit S. R $65,000g 3yos, Colts and Fillies 6f Details
Two Altazano S. R $65,000g 3yos, Fillies 6f Details
Bucharest Turf Sprint S. $50,000g 4&up 5f T Details
Jersey Lilly Turf S. $50,000g 4&up, f/m 8.5f T Details
Maxxam Gold Cup S. $100,000g 4&up 9f Details
Texas Heritage S. $50,000g 3yos 8.5f T Details
March 2017
Bara Lass S. $50,000g 3yos, Fillies 6f Details
San Jacinto Turf S. $50,000g 4&up, f/m 8.5f Details
Yellow Rose S. $50,000g 4&up, f/m 6f Details
Richard King Turf S. $50,000g 4&up 9f Details
Groovy S. $50,000g 3yos 6f Details
Spirit of Texas S. $50,000g 4&up 6f Details
Star of Texas S. $50,000g 4&up 8f Details
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  • Trainer Stuart Earns Career Victory 1,000

    Southwest-based trainer Clinton Stuart picked up the 1,000th victory of his career Feb. 20 when he sent out Stewart Levine and Curtis Culver's Crossbow Star to a victory in a maiden-claiming race at Sam Houston Race Park.

  • Forever Unbridled takes the Houston Ladies Classic.

    Forever Unbridled Claims Ladies Classic

    Forever Unbridled continued her recent run of good form Jan. 30, taking over from pacesetter and defending race winner Cassatt to claim the $400,000 Houston Ladies Classic (gr. III) at Sam Houston Race Park.

  • Roman Chapa winning the 2014 Richard King Turf Stakes aboard Quiet Acceleration.

    Chapa Allegedly Committed Same Offense in '14

    Already facing charges for allegedly carrying an electrical device during a winning ride in a stakes in January, jockey Roman Chapa is now accused of the same violation in the same race with the same horse in 2014.

  • Houston Ladies Classic Stakes winner Cassatt was named the 2015 Horse of the Meet at Sam Houston.

    Sam Houston Reports Increased Handle

    Total handle for the recently concluded 32-day Thoroughbred meet at Sam Houston Race Park increased more than 15% to $51,258,598 in 2015 compared with the 2014 meet, as average daily handle improved a fourth straight year.

  • Roman Chapa aboard Quiet Acceleration

    Jockey Chapa's Fine Increased to $100,000

    Texas Racing Commission executive director Chuck Trout has imposed a $100,000 fine on jockey Roman Chapa, who was initially fined $25,000 and suspended five years after it was determined he carried an electrical device.

  • Roman Chapa riding Quiet Acceleration.

    Five-Year Suspension, $25,000 Fine for Chapa

    The Texas Racing Commission has suspended jockey Roman Chapa five years and fined him $25,000 after stewards determined he carried an electrical shocking device while riding Quiet Acceleration to victory in a stakes.

  • Quiet Acceleration, ridden by Roman Chapa, won the Richard King Stakes on Jan. 17.

    Chapa Remains Suspended; Feb. 27 Hearing Set

    A Feb. 27 hearing date has been set by the Texas Racing Commission in the case of Roman Chapa, who faces allegations that he carried an electrical shock device in a winning race at Sam Houston Race Park Jan. 17.

  • Coalport wins the John B. Connally Turf Cup Stakes.

    Coalport Convincing Winner of Connally Cup

    Odds-on choice Coalport, shipping from Florida for Ken and Sarah Ramsey and trainer Mike Maker, dominated the $200,000 John Connally Turf Cup (gr. IIIT) Jan. 24 at Sam Houston Race Park for his first graded stakes victory.