Sam Houston Race Park, Houston

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  • Okay so I’ve never really been in the actual race area to watch racing. But I’ve been here two times for Something Wicked Music Festival. *BRING A BANDANA to cover your face with! It gets super dusty....  more »
  • Went this past weekend to the music fest held here and had a great time. The event was well organized and had plenty of food and drink options. The only negative I can say is the workers in the parkin...  more »
  • This review is for our experience seeing Kurios at this Race Track. I love Cirque shows. My wife and I figured we'd see a show while living in Houston and they were in town, so that's exactly what we ...  more »
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  • Visited here on $1 night. Admission, programs, beer, and hot dogs were all $1. My wife and I decided to get the counter seats which were indoors and cost $5 a piece on dollar night. We had a great view of the finish line and enjoyed the seats. The service was excellent, this was our first time at a racetrack and the staff answered all of our questions about wagers and the track itself. I highly recommend buying a program and sitting down and picking which bets you want before you approach a wager machine or attendant as the track veterans can be crabby when trying to check their losing tickets if you take too long. Parking was not bad, the place was family friendly as a lot of people brought the whole family and the kids looked entertained. If you don't come on dollar night be prepared to spend a chunk of money on food and drinks. But for the admission cost you are getting 9 races of varying length and difficulty so I feel that is worth it. The bar does have liquor available as well. All said I had a great time and will be back with my wife.
  • Only been there for outside events. We liked all that we have been to. Parking $10
  • Very excited place to go gamble and bet on good horse. Food is A little bit cheaper than at the Texas Lone Star RaceTrack in Grand Prairie. Want to go there again.
  • I wasn't there because of the horse race. I was there to see Cirque du Soleil. The parking lot was very big enough to park all the cars that were there and the exit was also fast.
  • Too crowded. Difficult to see unless you buy exclusive seating in the upper levels. Could not eat or drink at all. The lines for every single vendor was at least 20 people deep. The lines were so long to get any refreshments you will miss at least 2 races. The drinks were way too small for the wait in line, so you have to stand in line while drinking your current one to get your next one. Unless you pay extra for wait service at a table in the upper box level. Kinda took all the fun out of night.

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