Weather Issues Force Cancellations at Sam Houston

Heavy rain and lightning forced the track to cancel its final eight races on Saturday.

Press release

Heavy rain and lightning forced Sam Houston Race Park to cancel races 3-10 on Saturday.

Inclement weather, including heavy rain and lightning, forced Sam Houston Race Park to cancel its final eight races on Saturday's scheduled 10-race card.

The cancelled races included the $69,390 John Deere Texas Juvenile Challenge (G3) for 2-year-olds and the $44,460 Adequan Texas Derby Challenge for 3-year-olds.

Sam Houston is scheduled to end its 2016 spring American Quarter Horse meet with a 12-race program on Monday. First post time is 1 p.m. (CDT).

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