Sam Houston Race Park

Midnight Bisou Will ‘Springboard’ Into 2019 Campaign With Houston Ladies Classic

Millionaire Midnight Bisou will begin her 4-year-old campaign as the 3-5 favorite in Sunday’s Grade 3, $300,000 Houston Ladies Classic, the richest race of the Sam Houston Race Park Thoroughbred meet. Post time is Sunday, January 27 at 1:15 pm (Central) for the Houston Racing Festival which also includes the Grade 3, $200,000 John B. […]

Continue reading
Midnight Bisou May Begin 2019 Season In Houston Ladies Classic

Nominations have closed for the Grade 3, $300,000 Houston Ladies Classic which will be contested on Sunday, January 27. The mile and one-sixteenth main track feature anchors a rich stakes day on opening weekend of Sam Houston Race Park’s 25th anniversary season. The January 27 card will get underway at 1:00 pm (CT). The Houston […]

Continue reading
Sam Houston Race Park Hoping To Build Overnight Purses, Larger Fields For 2019 Meet

Sam Houston Race Park will kick off its 2019 live racing season on Friday, January 25. The 32-day Thoroughbred meet will continue through Saturday, March 30. Officials have announced that Friday and Saturday racing will begin at 7:00 pm (Central) and the Tuesday and Wednesday matinee programs will get underway at 12 noon. Post time […]

Continue reading
Clocker Suspended Five Years For Posting Fraudulent Workouts; Trainers Sanctioned

Two Quarter Horse trainers and a clocker at Sam Houston Race Park have been fined and suspended by Texas Racing Commission stewards after an investigation determined that fraudulent workouts for at least 10 horses were entered into the Equibase system that documents workouts and racing results for both Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing. Clocker Tiffani […]

Continue reading
Jockey Lindey Wade Surging to the Wire at Sam Houston Race Park

Jockey Lindey Wade has shown his knack for well-timed rides and solid closing efforts throughout the 2018 Sam Houston Race Park Thoroughbred meeting.  With three days remaining, the 27-year-old is leading his fellow riders and hoping to pick up his second title at the northwest Houston racetrack. From Louisiana to Illinois Born in New Orleans, […]

Continue reading
Blueridge Traveler Earns Black Type In Maxxam Gold Cup

The $100,000 Maxxam Gold Cup at Sam Houston Race Park has attracted nationally prominent horses since its first running in 1994.  This year’s field featured a mix of seasoned veterans as well as several horses rising the ranks and testing their skills at nine furlongs. Youth was served as 4-year-old Blueridge Traveler became a stakes […]

Continue reading
Bigger Picture Repeats In Connally To Reach Millionaire Status

Bigger Picture owned by Three Diamonds Farm, successfully defended his title, rallying from off the pace under Jose Ortiz in the mile and one-half turf feature at Sam Houston Race Park on Sunday. Trained by Mike Maker, the Grade 3 John Connally Stakes was on their radar since his disappointing finish in the Breeders’ Cup Turf at Del Mar. “He […]

Continue reading
Tiger Moth Up Late To Win Houston Ladies Classic

It was a tremendous afternoon of racing at Sam Houston Race Park with thrilling performances by Tiger Moth in the Grade 3, $400,000 Houston Ladies Classic and another win for trainer Mike Maker in the Grade 3, $200,000 Connally Turf Cup. It was also an exceptional day for jockey Jose Ortiz, who posted two stakes wins on the afternoon card, and was warmly […]

Continue reading
Weekend Lineup: Pegasus World Cup

The unquestionable highlight of this weekend’s racing is the $16 million Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park on Saturday evening. It will be broadcast on NBC, and features 2017 Horse of the Year Gun Runner against a field of 11 others. Some of his biggest rivals include Sharp Azteca, West Coast, Collected, and even Stellar […]

Continue reading
Valadorna Headlines Classy Field Of Eight For $400,000 Houston Ladies Classic

An exceptional field of eight fillies and mares is entered in Sunday’s Grade 3, $400,000 Houston Ladies Classic, the richest race of the Sam Houston Race Park Thoroughbred meet. Post time is Sunday at Noon (Central) for the Houston Racing Festival which also includes the Grade 3, $200,000 John B. Connally Turf Cup and four […]

Continue reading
Twitter Twitter
Paulick Report on Instagram