07/11/2006 11:00PM

Sam Houston track report


This Snow Is Cold, who was a sharp winner of the Grade 1, $115,650 MBNA America Texas Challenge Championship for Quarter Horses last Saturday night at Sam Houston, will be considered for the Grade 2 Sam Houston Classic on Sept. 1, said her trainer, Melinda Garcia.

Garcia said This Snow Is Cold's main objective this fall is the Grade 1, $300,000 MBNA America Challenge Championships at Lone Star Park on Nov. 11.

This Snow Is Cold won the Texas Challenge wire to wire, scoring by three-quarters of a length. The race was the biggest of five Quarter Horse stakes run at Sam Houston on Saturday. Handle on the card was a meet-to-date best of $620,612.