GHSBD Mission Statement

Chartered in 1994, Greater Houston SBD is an all-volunteer, 501(c)3 non-profit, Texas corporation organized for charitable and educational purposes, specifically, to promote and conduct a gravity racing program for children. We are dedicated to having a race program that is safe, fun, fair, professionally run, and that reaches out to all Houston area families.

Hockley Derby Park
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GHSBD @ Hockley Derby Track

Beginning in 2010, Harris County Pct. 3 Hockley Recreational Complex's Derby Track has served as the new home for all of GHSBD’s events. The park is located in the northwest corner of the county next to the Pct. 3 Hockley Community Center on Old Washington Road in Hockley (Google Maps).

Corporate Sponsors:

H2B, Inc.   -  FedEx Freight

Friends of Greater Houston SBD

Kimley-Horn Houston
Frost Bank
Wright Family
Annie Higgins
Harwood Family
Higginbotham Family
Ed & Virginia Leech,  La Grange, TX
AAR, Inc.

Westpark Hill 1991 - 2009
Officers / Board Members:
  • Rick Higginbotham - President
  • Ken Bryant - Vice President
  • Mary Griffin - Treasurer
  • Harry Harwood - Corresponding Secretary 
  • Joe Schuster - Secretary
  • Byron Gumienny
  • Greg Kerr 
  • Robyn Postell

Advisory Directors:

  • Bob Fenimore
  • Katye Miller
  • Chris Higginbotham
  • Tom Wright
  • Kathy Higginbotham
  • Steven Stolz
  • Ken Cline
  • Kirby Caldwell 
  • Gene Manuel