|Sam Houston Cancels Live Racing & Idol
Contest on January 8 & 9 Due to Inclement Weather Conditions
Sam Houston Race Park has cancelled live racing events for Friday, January
8 and Saturday, January 9, 2010, due to inclement weather, frozen track
conditions and on-going freezing temperatures. Sam Houston Race Park Idol
singing contest, which was scheduled to begin on Jaunary 8 at 7:00 p.m.,
will be rescheduled for Friday, January 15. The contest dates will be
January 15 & 22 for qualifying rounds and January 29 for the finals.
Simulcast operations will continue as scheduled on Friday evening.
“The safety of our horses and jockeys, along with our staff and
patrons are at the forefront of our decision to cancel live racing events
for this evening,” said President and Chief Operating Officer Andrea
The Park als cancelled training sessions for Saturday morning. The Park
will continue to evaluate weather and track conditions over the weekend.
For more information, please visit www.shrp.com
or call (281) 807-8760.