Sam Houston Entries & Results for Thursday, March 24, 2022

Sam Houston, Houston, TX
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Sam Houston opened in 1994 as the first Class 1 Horse Racing venue in Texas. Following hurricane Harvey in August 2017, Sam Houston offered refuge to over 100 displaced horses in the area.
Sam Houston's biggest stake: The $400,000, Grade 3 Houston Ladies Classic, run every January.

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Power Picks stats the last 60 days: Top picks are winning at 31.5%, second picks are winning at 21.1%, and third place picks are winning 16.5%.

Sam Houston Power Picks the last 14 days: 0.0% winners /

1M, Turf, $30,000 Starter Optional Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 4 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $25,000

WPS / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Daily Double (Races 1-2) Pick 3 (Races 1-2-3)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 Picks Report

Quinn Ella

Stephanotis

Ronnie E. Cravens, III

Ernesto Valdez-Jiminez

9/5

2 2

Simple Pleasure

Super Saver

Matt Hebert

Lane J. Luzzi

20/1

3 3

My Wynter Rose

Raison d'Etat

Tommy C. Short

Ezequiel Lara

20/1

4 4

Champagne Affair

Daredevil

Cesar Govea

Carlos Montalvo

12/1

5 5

Aura

Midnight Lute

Steven M. Asmussen

Stewart Elliott

10/1

6 6

Unburnt

Super Saver

Karl Broberg

Ry Eikleberry

(Main Track only)

4/1

MTO

7 7

Leather and Lace

Podium

Martin Villafranco

Floyd Wethey Jr.

8/1

8 8

Shirley's Temple

Temple City

Mindy J. Willis

Alfredo Triana Jr.

7/2

9 9

Frosty Flirt

Jersey Town

Francisco Bravo

Jose L. Alvarez

12/1

10

Hat Tip

Bold Warrior

Brian Williamson

Richard E. Eramia

9/2

Runner Win Place Show
Champagne Affair  4 $6.40 $3.60 $3.00
Unburnt  6 - $4.20 $2.80
Simple Pleasure  2 - - $3.00
Aura  5 - - -
Also rans: My Wynter Rose, Shirley's Temple, Frosty Flirt, Leather and Lace
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Trifecta 4-6-2 $85.00 $18,233.00
Exacta 4-6 $33.40 $26,174.00
Superfecta 4-6-2-5 $231.20 $12,289.00
Fractions and final time: :23.94, :48.83, 1:14.16, 1:27.04, 1:40.09
Winning Owner: L and G Racing Stables
Winning Breeder: WinStar Farm, LLC

1M, Dirt, $5,000 Claiming
Open | 4 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $10,750

WPS / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Daily Double (Races 2-3) Pick 3 (Races 2-3-4) / Pick 4 (Races 2-3-4-5)

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# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Istan Warrior

Istan

Terry Eoff

Lane J. Luzzi

6/1

2

Papa Molly

Etesaal

Karl Broberg

Freddy Jose Manrrique

9/2

3 3

Smart Call

Empire Maker

Joe Blair Roberts

Carly Hughes

15/1

4 4

Pickle Snapper

Foreign Policy

M. Brent Davidson

Carlos Montalvo

12/1

5 5 Picks Report

Gold Bear

Pioneerof the Nile

Karl Broberg

Ry Eikleberry

4/5

6 6

Veteran's Holiday

Tapiture

Kevin G. Scholl

Leandro D. Goncalves

7/2

Runner Win Place Show
Gold Bear  5 $3.00 $2.80 $2.10
Smart Call  3 - $9.20 $3.20
Istan Warrior  1 - - $2.40
Veteran's Holiday  6 - - -
Also rans: Pickle Snapper
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Trifecta 5-3-1 $111.20 $13,255.00
Exacta 5-3 $50.20 $16,318.00
Daily Double 4-5 $13.00 $5,843.00
Fractions and final time: :23.98, :48.16, 1:13.99, 1:27.52, 1:40.86
Winning Owner: End Zone Athletics, Inc.
Winning Breeder: WinStar Farm, LLC
GOLD BEAR settled on the backstretch two wide, was saving ground to bid three wide on the far turn, then dug in gamely passed the leader mid-stretch and was driving to the wire.

Report: Sam Houston will cancel next year's racing festival

Sam Houston Race Park will cut the Houston Racing Festival from its 2023 stakes schedule.

1 1/16M, Turf, $25,000 Claiming
Open | 4 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $19,000

WPS / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Houston Hi-Five Daily Double (Races 3-4) / Pick 3 (Races 3-4-5)

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# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Lemon Kick

Lemon Drop Kid

Jaime Castellanos

Ernesto Valdez-Jiminez

15/1

2 2 Picks Report

Uncle Artie

Artie Schiller

Karl Broberg

Ry Eikleberry

3/1

3

Holy Vow

Broken Vow

Martin Villafranco

Floyd Wethey Jr.

7/2

4 4

Needabetterjock

Successful Appeal

J. R. Caldwell

Lane J. Luzzi

20/1

5

Governale

Street Boss

Steven M. Asmussen

Stewart Elliott

5/2

6 6

Kokokomo

Uncle Mo

Danny Pish

Leandro D. Goncalves

4/1

7

Lil Big Man

Munnings

Karen E. Jacks

Rodolfo Guerra

30/1

8

Inca Warrior

Temple City

Karl Broberg

Freddy Jose Manrrique

15/1

9 9

Pepper Jack

Giant Fun

Ronnie E. Cravens, III

Jose L. Alvarez

8/1

Runner Win Place Show
Needabetterjock  4 $8.80 $3.60 $2.20
Kokokomo  6 - $2.60 $2.10
Uncle Artie  2 - - $2.10
Lemon Kick  1 - - -
Also rans: Pepper Jack
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Trifecta 4-6-2 $31.40 $27,253.00
Pick 3 1/4/10-2/5-4 $59.20 $13,972.00
Daily Double 5-4 $21.40 $2,661.00
Exacta 4-6 $16.80 $31,175.00
Fractions and final time: :24.14, :49.22, 1:14.35, 1:40.02, 1:46.51
Winning Owner: Farmers Fillies Racing
Winning Breeder: Harley Frey

5 1/2F, Dirt, $5,000 Claiming
Open | 4 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $12,000

WPS / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Daily Double (Races 4-5) Pick 3 (Races 4-5-6) / Space City Pick 6 (Races 4 thru 9)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Flip the Coin Jan

Trappe Shot

Jaime Castellanos

Alfredo Triana Jr.

20/1

2 2

Golden Palace

Palace

Cesar Govea

Ernesto Valdez-Jiminez

10/1

3 3

Kats Second Silver

Silver City

Adam Uballe

Weston Hamilton

8/1

4 4

Polo Art

Northern Afleet

Karl Broberg

Ry Eikleberry

6/1

5 5

He's a Ranger

U S Ranger

Terry Eoff

Lane J. Luzzi

5/2

6

Euroexit

Euroears

Jaime Castellanos

Jose L. Alvarez

9/2

7 7

Shifty Henry

Silver City

H. Ray Ashford, Jr.

Leandro D. Goncalves

2/1

8 8

Top Brass

Arch

Karl Broberg

Freddy Jose Manrrique

12/1

Runner Win Place Show
Top Brass  8 $13.40 $6.00 $4.00
Shifty Henry  7 - $3.20 $2.10
Kats Second Silver  3 - - $5.20
Golden Palace  2 - - -
Also rans: Flip the Coin Jan, Polo Art, He's a Ranger
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 5-4-8 $143.40 $4,499.00
Daily Double 4-8 $170.00 $3,364.00
Exacta 8-7 $38.00 $44,380.00
Superfecta 8-7-3-2 $832.40 $23,490.00
Trifecta 8-7-3 $265.80 $32,551.00
Fractions and final time: :22.84, :46.79, :59.3, 1:05.8
Winning Owner: End Zone Athletics, Inc.
Winning Breeder: Keithshire Farm

Barn Tour: Cox outlines plans for Cyberknife, Loggins, 14 others

2-time Eclipse winner Brad Cox looks ahead with Cyberknife, Loggins, 14 others.

5F, Turf, Allowance
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $37,000

WPS / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Daily Double (Races 5-6) Pick 3 (Races 5-6-7) / Pick 5 (Races 5-6-7-8-9)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Golden Ale

Goldencents

Frank Lucarelli

Jansen Melancon

20/1

2 2

Fresh One

Ministers Wild Cat

J. R. Caldwell

Lane J. Luzzi

(Main Track only)

7/2

MTO

3 3

Silence d'Oro

Silentio

Dallas E. Keen

Jose L. Alvarez

9/2

4

Let's Go Alamo

My Golden Song

Mindy J. Willis

Stewart Elliott

4/1

5 5

He's a Bomb

Hit It a Bomb

Cesar Govea

Ernesto Valdez-Jiminez

12/1

6 6

Minister's Medal

Medal Count

Karl Broberg

Ry Eikleberry

8/1

7 7

Agent McGee

Toccet

Joe S. Offolter

Richard E. Eramia

6/1

8 8

Mover

Mineshaft

Ronnie E. Cravens, III

Leandro D. Goncalves

10/1

9 9

Gradester

Bradester

Steve F. Williams

Eduardo E. Perez

30/1

10 10

Agent Peter Graves

Noble Mission (GB)

Scott E. Young

Floyd Wethey Jr.

5/2

11

Saint Charles

Cinco Charlie

Michael E. Biehler

Alfredo Triana Jr.

50/1

12 12

Balky

Fed Biz

Paul Duhon

Iram Vargas Diego

20/1

13 13

Graydar's Dream

Graydar

Carlos A. Padilla

Weston Hamilton

20/1

Runner Win Place Show
Mover  8 $31.20 $8.80 $6.60
Silence d'Oro  3 - $3.00 $3.60
He's a Bomb  5 - - $8.20
Fresh One  2 - - -
Also rans: Minister's Medal, Agent McGee, Golden Ale, Agent Peter Graves, Balky, Gradester, Graydar's Dream
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Trifecta 8-3-5 $497.80 $38,011.00
Superfecta 8-3-5-2 $1,503.80 $27,987.00
Pick 4 2/5-4-8-8 $1,657.60 $28,261.00
Daily Double 8-8 $294.00 $6,150.00
Exacta 8-3 $96.20 $49,678.00
Pick 3 4-8-8 $953.20 $10,706.00
Fractions and final time: :22.28, :46, :58.7
Winning Owner: Geral Dewitt
Winning Breeder: Edward Hudson Lane
MOVER was well handled the rallied three wide on the turn, was in a strong drive and drew away in late stretch.

1M, Dirt, $5,000 Claiming
Open | 4 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $11,000

WPS / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Daily Double (Races 6-7) Pick 3 (Races 6-7-8) / Pick 4 (Races 6-7-8-9)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Hunk of a Hit

Pollard's Vision

Karl Broberg

Freddy Jose Manrrique

6/1

2 2

Toe Tappin Luke

Oxbow

Tommy C. Short

Jansen Melancon

15/1

3 3

Papa Justice

Dominus

Greg Green

Ry Eikleberry

8/1

4 4

Battleship Bevo

Midshipman

Steve F. Williams

Simon Camacho-Benitez

20/1

5 5

Tapit City

Tapit

Sherman McDaniel

Lane J. Luzzi

20/1

6 6

He's Pretty Lucky

Lookin At Lucky

Tina Rena Hurley

Carlos Montalvo

4/1

7 7

D Town Baby

Orb

Paul Duhon

Iram Vargas Diego

3/1

8

American Made

Bernardini

Sarah Nicole Davidson

Alfredo Triana Jr.

9/2

9 9

Max Pandowdy

Albertus Maximus

Matt Hebert

Weston Hamilton

5/1

10 10

Schoenhardt

Shackleford

Edelmiro Carrizales

Gerardo Mora

15/1

Runner Win Place Show
Toe Tappin Luke  2 $10.80 $5.20 $3.20
He's Pretty Lucky  6 - $3.80 $2.60
D Town Baby  7 - - $2.60
Hunk of a Hit  1 - - -
Also rans: Battleship Bevo, Max Pandowdy, Schoenhardt, Tapit City, Papa Justice
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 8-8-2 $1,929.80 $13,199.00
Daily Double 8-2 $337.00 $4,789.00
Exacta 2-6 $36.80 $33,539.00
Superfecta 2-6-7-1 $694.00 $19,532.00
Trifecta 2-6-7 $142.60 $26,673.00
Fractions and final time: :25.1, :49.9, 1:14.86, 1:27.64, 1:40.61
Winning Owner: Tommy C. Short
Winning Breeder: Calumet Farm

Works report: Charge It returns to training after foot abscess

After missing the Grade 1 Travers with a foot abscess, Charge It returns to work on Tuesday.

5F, Turf, Maiden Special Weight
Fillies | 3 Year Olds
Purse: $36,000

WPS / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Daily Double (Races 7-8) Pick 3 (Races 7-8-9)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Glory O

Excaper

Mindy J. Willis

Rodolfo Guerra

30/1

2 2

Soaring

Tapit

Steven M. Asmussen

Stewart Elliott

6/5

3 3

Joy in the Battle

Palace Malice

Jaylan Renay Clary

Gerardo Mora

30/1

4 4

Soul Set Free

Race Day

M. Brent Davidson

Freddy Jose Manrrique

10/1

5 5

Getonouttahere

Not This Time

Ronnie E. Cravens, III

Ernesto Valdez-Jiminez

15/1

6 6

Fightingtemptation

Tactical Cat

W. Bret Calhoun

Jose L. Alvarez

6/1

7 7

Stormy Cut

Get Stormy

Tommy C. Short

Weston Hamilton

20/1

8 8

Just Peek'n

Jack Milton

Mindy J. Willis

Alfredo Triana Jr.

4/1

9 9

Charlottes Way

Goldencents

Martin Villafranco

Floyd Wethey Jr.

15/1

10

American Coalminer

American Freedom

Joe S. Offolter

Richard E. Eramia

8/1

11 11

It's All a Blur

Danza

Tina Rena Hurley

Simon Camacho-Benitez

50/1

12

Get Out Tonight

Conveyance

Karen E. Jacks

Ernesto Valdez-Jiminez

(Main Track only)

6/1

MTO

13 13

Bali Dancer

Bal a Bali (BRZ)

Dallas E. Keen

Jansen Melancon

30/1

Runner Win Place Show
Soaring  2 $3.80 $3.60 $2.40
Joy in the Battle  3 - $21.80 $9.20
Fightingtemptation  6 - - $3.00
Soul Set Free  4 - - -
Also rans: Charlottes Way, Bali Dancer, Glory O, It's All a Blur, Just Peek'n, Stormy Cut, Getonouttahere
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 2-3 $73.20 $54,371.00
Daily Double 2-2 $27.00 $4,031.00
Pick 3 8-2-2/10 $448.40 $10,257.00
Superfecta 2-3-6-4 $1,328.40 $25,660.00
Trifecta 2-3-6 $248.40 $34,396.00
Consolation Double 2-10 $9.20 $0.00
Fractions and final time: :22.45, :46.69, :59.76
Winning Owner: Hill 'n' Dale Equine Holdings, Inc. (J. G. Sikura), Stretch Run Ventures, LLC and Prussin, Jarret
Winning Breeder: Hill 'N' Dale Equine Holdings, Inc. &Stretch Run Ventures, LLC

7F, Dirt, $25,000 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $17,500

WPS / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Daily Double (Races 8-9)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Its a Gee Thing

Early Flyer

Danny Pish

Weston Hamilton

3/1

2 2

Mrs. Krinkles

Texas Bling

Hector Echeverria

Carlos Montalvo

9/2

3 3

Shiasgold Lady

Gold Ranger

Teofilo Garcia, Jr.

Simon Camacho-Benitez

20/1

4

Sheza Hunk

The Hunk

M. Brent Davidson

Garrett Steinberg

6/1

5 5

Facester

Bradester

Danny Pish

Gerardo Mora

5/2

6 6

Bling On the Light

Too Much Bling

Kevin G. Scholl

Leandro D. Goncalves

2/1

Runner Win Place Show
Facester  5 $6.80 $3.40 $2.40
Its a Gee Thing  1 - $3.60 $2.60
Bling On the Light  6 - - $2.20
Shiasgold Lady  3 - - -
Also rans: Mrs. Krinkles
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Trifecta 5-1-6 $43.20 $23,815.00
Pick 3 2-2/10-5 $127.80 $5,813.00
Daily Double 2-5 $18.20 $7,076.00
Exacta 5-1 $23.80 $22,654.00
Fractions and final time: :23.3, :47.19, 1:13.9, 1:28.4
Winning Owner: Blackhorse Farm LLC (Sutton)
Winning Breeder: Joseph W. Sutton / Blackhorse Farm

Horses to Watch: 4 winners, 1 to try again, 3 to drop

The latest list has 4 winners, 1 to try again, 3 to drop.

1M, Turf, Maiden Special Weight
Open | 4 To 5 Year Olds
Purse: $36,000

WPS / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Houston Hi-Five

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1

Crazy Ridge

Ronridge Will

Ronald Kotara

Ernesto Valdez-Jiminez

12/1

2 2

Zippy G

Ballistic Kitten

Johnny M. Garretson

Gerardo Mora

30/1

3 3

Bulls in the Bronx

Court Vision

Darrell Brian Bravenec

Lane J. Luzzi

15/1

4 4

Sir Jasper

Niagara Causeway

Mary Saavedra

Ezequiel Lara

30/1

5 5

Causeway Storm

Preferred Issue

Kevin G. Scholl

Richard E. Eramia

5/2

6

Texas Remington

Grasshopper

Thunder Johnson

Jansen Melancon

20/1

7 7

Parabellum

Fifteen Love

Steve F. Williams

Simon Camacho-Benitez

30/1

8 8

Fly'n Sexy

Early Flyer

Jaime Castellanos

Alfredo Triana Jr.

15/1

9 9

Moro Legend

Moro Tap

Tracey Glover

Weston Hamilton

12/1

10 10

Gjallarhorn

Even the Score

Alan Love, Sr.

Eduardo E. Perez

5/1

11

Spanish Eagle

Silentio

James T. Coats, Jr.

Iram Vargas Diego

6/1

12 12

Mutombo

Narrative (IRE)

Danny Pish

Jose L. Alvarez

3/1

Runner Win Place Show
Fly'n Sexy  8 $10.00 $5.40 $4.20
Mutombo 12 - $4.60 $3.80
Moro Legend  9 - - $3.60
Gjallarhorn 10 - - -
Also rans: Bulls in the Bronx, Sir Jasper, Zippy G, Causeway Storm, Parabellum
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 5-8 $84.20 $11,236.00
Pick 6 8-8-2-2/10/12-5-8 $3,330.80 $3,786.00
Pick 5 8-2-2/10/12-5-8 $105.00 $0.00
Pick 5 8-2-2/10/12-5-8 $10,687.80 $40,485.00
Pick 4 2-2/10/12-5-8 $759.00 $43,588.00
Pick 3 2/10/12-5-8 $107.80 $21,435.00
Superfecta 8-12-9-10 $913.80 $32,148.00
Super High Five Jackpot 8-12-9-10-3 $4,801.80 $7,130.00
Exacta 8-12 $68.60 $73,785.00
Trifecta 8-12-9 $359.60 $50,656.00
Consolation Double 5-11 $5.60 $0.00
Consolation Double 5-6 $7.00 $0.00
Fractions and final time: :24.04, :48.76, 1:14.92, 1:28.25, 1:41.86
Winning Owner: Samuel M. Williams
Winning Breeder: Fly'N S Stables

News For Sam Houston

Report: Sam Houston will cancel next year's racing festival

Sam Houston Race Park will cut the Houston Racing Festival from its 2023 stakes schedule.

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