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Sam Houston Race Park

7575 North Sam Houston Parkway West, Houston, TX 77064
+1 281 807 8700
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Ranked #44 of 126 Attractions in Houston
Type: Horse Tracks, Casinos & Gaming
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Type: Horse Tracks, Casinos & Gaming
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am

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Sealy, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Admission is cheap, but they make it up on the food being WAY overpriced and not very good quality. If you don't pay extra for decent seats, you don't get a good view.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

If you break even, then it is a success. Been several times. Incredible beautiful animals. The kids like to go outside and pet the horses. Decent food.

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013 via mobile

Still think sam houston race park and the winners circle restaurant are one of the best kept secrets in town. Enjoyed sunday brunch with breakfast and lunch items and a fabulous dessert bar ...plus live horse racing. Fun, delicious, enjoyable and something different to do.

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Houston, Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
38 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

We ususally come all the time havent been in a little while...... but we do enjoy coming watching the races and relaxing out on the bleachers. you can pack your ice chest and take it in the back of your car...... i dont know they allow it but we do it all the time.

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Houston, Texas
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71 reviews 71 reviews
25 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

I have visited several times and sat in the "suite" area. It is a bit misleading as it isn't really a private suite. It is a table in a big stadium like area with a little tv that seats 5 people. However, they have $.50 beer nights which always makes for a ridiculous event. Drinking and betting horses is a... More 

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Houston, Texas
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121 reviews 121 reviews
54 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Went for last night of live racing and had a great time. However, live racing is only there a short period of time each year and the rest is simulcast from other parks.

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Snowflake, Arizona
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163 reviews 163 reviews
34 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

Going to the races is always a fun thing to do and this Race Park is a great place. I have been to several over the years and this one is very nice. Highly recommend you going here if you have the time.

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Houston
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

Where else can you watch.. and feel the horses. Nice... clean.... fun place to spend (lose) money. Upstairs is nice and there is always a place to sit. Don't forget to go outside and watch (feel) the end of a race. Amazing to feel the power of the horses.... enjoy.... put on a trifecta bet... and have an adult beverage... More 

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texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

Definitely the cleanest race track in the country! I'm biased because I live in Houston, but what fun I've had at this track! The horses are mediocre, the purses are awful, but the friends I've made are forever. Handicapping horses is a huge challenge...it will keep you going back. Win or lose, it's the place to be on weekends.

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Houston, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Visited the track to watch the Thoroughbred races on a Saturday night. We arrived at 5:45 for a post time of 7:00pm and the box seats that we prefer were already sold out. Sat in the general admission seats that were comfortable. It was a busy night and the park was not prepared for this much business. Long lines for... More 

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