Sam Houston Cancels QH Meet

Sam Houston Cancels QH Meet

Houston racetrack cancels its spring Quarter Horse meet due to COVID-19 crisis.

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Sam Houston Race Park in Houston announced today that it will cancel the upcoming Quarter Horse meet, which was scheduled to begin on April 10, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

"We recognize the financial impact this decision has to our horsemen, and we will work diligently with the Texas Racing Commission, the Texas Horsemen’s Partnership and the Texas Quarter Horse Association to find the best alternative solution moving forward,"  said Dwight Berube, the vice president and general manager of Sam Houston Race Park.

The racetrack is currently finishing its Thoroughbred meet closed to the public.

Read complete racing COVID-19 updates at this AQHA information page.

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