Sam Houston Race Park
7575 North Sam Houston Parkway West Houston, TX 77064 Phone: (281) 807-8700 Website: www.shrp.com
Racing Season: January - May
Notable Live Racing Events at Sam Houston Race Park
- G3 Connally Turf Cup | 4-year-olds & Up going 1-1/8 mi. on turf
- Houston Ladies Classic | 4-year-olds & up fillies & mares going 1-1/16 mi.
- MAXXAM Gold Cup | 4-year-olds & up going 1-1/8 mi.
- Jersey Lilly Turf | 4-year-olds & up fillies & mares going 1-1/16 mi. on turf
History of Sam Houston Race Park Horse RacingWhen it comes to stakes-quality horse racing, look no further then Sam Houston Race Park. Since opening in 1994, the race track located just 15 minutes from downtown Houston has drawn quality horses and been commended for its fantastic turf course, named after former governor John B. Connally. Sam Houston Race Park is home to Texas Champions Weekend and a series of top notch Arabian stakes, making it one of the best live racing venues in the South.
Sam Houston Race Park: Race Track SpecificationsThe backstretch houses 1,250 horses.
- The main race track is a 1 mile dirt oval.
- The turf course is 7/8 mile.