Celebrate Valentine's Day at SHRP
From a Sam Houston Race Park press release:
Sam Houston Race Park (www.shrp.com) invites you to a unique Valentine's Day Celebration featuring the best of both worldsa romantic dinner and date night for her and great sports action for him!
The Park and Sunny 99.1 FM present a Valentine's Day event on Sunday, February 14, 2010, featuring live Thoroughbred racing, extraordinary dining from the award-winning Winner's Circle Restaurant, Run with the Roses" Rody Races with a $250 Swarovski crystal necklace grand prize from Designs by Libby, and FREE roses for every female guest in honor of the holiday courtesy of 1-800-FLOWERS Houston.
The Park's Executive Chef Hugo Gomez has whipped up a 5-star menu for Valentine's Day with main course selections: a carving station with marinated pork loin and chanterelle mushroom stuffing; crab stuffed portabella mushrooms with a coriander infused cream sauce drizzled with balsamic reduction; rosemary and thyme chicken breast supreme with a demi glace de poulet; and fresh gulf snapper with lump crab beurre blanc.
Delectable side dishes include: horseradish whipped potatoes; black heirloom rice with applewood smoked bacon; gruyere polenta; grilled asparagus; grilled vegetable medley and parmesan stuffed tomatoes; along with hors d'oeuvres served tableside with selections such as: smoked salmon on toast points with dill cream; peppered tenderloin with pecan pesto on crostini; and prosciutto and gouda with horseradish cream on toast points.
Finish off the evening with a Valentine's Day delight of dulce de leche-filled crepes topped with chocolate sauce; berries and whipped cream; or try The Park's homemade pies, bread pudding, fruit cobbler, cakes, cookies or famous Build-Your-Own" Dreyer's Ice Cream Sundae Bar.
Saddle up for the giddy-est time you've had watching the inaugural Run with the Roses" Rody Races contest presented by Sunny 99.1 FM. Select participants will gallop 50 yards on the dirt track riding a Rody toy in between horse races with a rose in their hand to give to their date, who will be waiting at the finish line. Four heats will determine the top four finalists who will participate in the final race for a chance to win $250 Swarovski crystal necklace along with a romantic gift basket featuring items for him and her.
To qualify in advance for the inaugural Run with the Roses," listen to Sunny 99.1 FM starting Monday, February 8, for your chance to call and win one of 12 spots to participate.
The Park will select 4 participants the day of the event from the Winner's Circle Restaurant. Join Sunny 99.1 FM morning show host Marc Sherman and the promotions team on-site starting at 6 p.m. for your chance to win additional prizes.
The $55 Valentine's Day Winner's Circle package includes: (1) General Admission Ticket with reserved seating in the Winner's Circle Restaurant; (1) Grand Buffet including tax and gratuity; (1) Live Racing Program; (1) $2 Wagering Coupon; Space is limited. Make your reservation today by calling 281-807-8760. For more information visit www.shrp.com.
The excitement continues at The Park with Live Thoroughbred racing every Thursday, Friday and Saturday in February with first post at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 5 p.m.
Upcoming events at The Park include: Texas Stallions Stakes (February 20); 50 First Friday (March 5 & April 2); Party on the Patio Steak Night (Saturdays in March); MAXXAM Gold Cup Day (March 27); and Fan Appreciation Dollar Day (April 3). For a complete list of racing dates, stakes races and more, visit www.shrp.com o r c all 281-807-8700.
WHAT: Valentine's Day Celebration at The Park presented by Sunny 99.1 FM featuring live racing, romantic dining in the Winner's Circle Restaurant, FREE roses for all female guests and the Sunny 99.1 FM Run with the Roses" Rody Races.
WHO: Sam Houston Race Park is Houston's premier racing and entertainment facility, located 15 minutes from downtown Houston, and offers a variety of attractions including 19 luxury suites overlooking the race track, The Pavilion Centre, and award-winning dining options at the Winner's Circle Restaurant and Jockey Club. The Park's newest addition, The Showgrounds, is an all-ages venue that hosts annual Country, Classic Rock and Contemporary concert events throughout the year. For more information on upcoming shows, events and tickets, please visit www.shrp.com.
WHEN: Sunday, February 14, 2010
3:30 p.m Gates Open
5:00 p.m. Live Racing Begins*
6:00 p.m. Marc Sherman & the Sunny 99.1 FM promo crew on-site
*Rody Qualifying Races following Race 3 & 4; Final Rody Race following Race 6.
WHERE: Sam Houston Race Park
7575 N. Sam Houston Parkway West
Houston, Texas 77064
TICKETS: $55 Valentine's Day Winner's Circle Package includes: (1) General Admission Ticket and reserved seating in the Winner's Circle restaurant; (1) Grand Buffet including tax and gratuity; (1) Live Racing Program; (1) $2 Wagering Coupon; Space is limited.
General Admission: $6 adults; $4 Senior Citizens; children 12 and under FREE.
INFO: For more information, call 281-807-8760 or visit www.shrp.com.
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