Los Alamitos Racecourse, Affiliates Make $60,000 Donation for Fire Relief

The donation has been made to the California Thoroughbred Horsemen's Foundation Inc.

Edited press release

Los Alamitos Racecourse owner Ed Allred, Los Alamitos Racing Association vice president F. Jack Liebau, and the Quarter Horse Benevolent Charitable Foundation have donated a total of $60,000 toward fire relief efforts.

The Quarter Horse Benevolent Charitable Foundation and Los Alamitos Racecourse owner and chief executive officer Dr. Edward Allred have each donated $25,000 to the relief efforts for the December 7 fire that swept through the San Luis Rey training center in Bonsall, California.

In addition, Los Alamitos Racing Association F. Jack Liebau donated $10,000, bringing the donation total of Los Alamitos Racecourse and its affiliates to $60,000.

The donations will be made to the California Thoroughbred Horsemen's Foundation Inc., a non-profit foundation that presently assists more than 5,000 licensed backstretch workers and their families.

The Quarter Horse Benevolent Charitable Foundation was established to serve the needs of the Quarter Horse racing backstretch community.

"When horsemen are in need of help, there is no distinction between Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse horsemen," said Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Racing Association president Dominic "Bud" Alessio.

Others wanting to make donations to help fire victims can visit www.cthfcares.org for more information.

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