Sam Houston Race Park Announces Purse Boost

The increases will apply to maiden-special-weight and Texas-bred races.

Press release

Sam Houston Race Park has announced a purse increase, effective April 20.

Sam Houston Race Park has announced that it will increase purses for Texas-bred and maiden-special-weight races, effective April 20.

Frank Hopf, Sam Houston Race Park's senior director of racing operations, announced that purses for the track's Texas-bred races will increase by $1,000, and its purses for its maiden-special-weight races will rise from $8,000 to $9,000.

The purse increases will be in effect from April 20 through the end of the meet, May 12.

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