Sam Houston Race Park revealed that over night handbags at the Houston, Texas, track will be increased for the 2nd time this season. The change will be executed on Wednesday, March 17, and will continue through the conclusion of the 2021 Thoroughbred Horse fulfill racing season on April 3.

All primary track over night handbags will be increased by $6,000 and grass handbags will be increased by $1,000. The very first bag boost was made on February 17 due to a very effective start of the fulfill. Sam Houston Race Park kept in mind a deal with boost of 40% in the 5 weeks of the season, strengthened by a record-setting deal with of $5.3 million on its Houston Racing Celebration card, which occurred on January 31. Over the last 4 weeks, horseplayers have actually supported the four-day live racing schedule and continue to admire the racetrack’s industry-low takeout of 12% on multi-race wagers.

One extra race day has actually been contributed to the 2021 Thoroughbred season. The Texas Racing Commission authorized Sam Houston Race Park’s demand to include Wednesday, March 31 to the schedule. The fulfill. which started on January 8, will conclude on April 3 with live racing each Wednesday and Thursday at 4:00 pm (CT) and Friday and Saturday night card starting at 6:45 pm.

” We are happy to provide an extra day of racing and a 2nd bag boost this fulfill,” stated Frank Hopf, Sam Houston Race Park’s senior director of racing operations. “After we revealed our very first boost, we cancelled 4 days of racing due to the winter season storm in February that deeply impacted Texas. Ever since, we have actually been supported extremely well by our horsemen and horseplayers who continue to react to our racing item.”

Texas Champions Day, which will happen on March 20, is the next premier racing night of the season. Each of the handbags for the 7 stakes saluting Texas-breds have actually been increased from $75,000 to $100,000.

Sam Houston Race Park is Houston’s premier racing and home entertainment center, situated simply 15 miles from downtown Houston. The Park provides a range of tourist attractions consisting of a Suite Level including elegant suites ignoring the racetrack, The Structure Centre, and acclaimed dining choices at the Winner’s Circle Dining establishment and the Jockey Club.

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