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The Santa Anita jockeys' colony and Santa Anita Park have joined forces to send aid to earthquake victims via the American Red Cross.
Charles R. (Chuck) Werstler, 86, the longtime trainer for Mary V. Fisher's Dixiana Stable, died April 5 in Hermitage, Tenn. For many years a resident of Miami Springs, Fla., he retired to the suburb of Nashville.
Jockey Mark Guidry, who started a horsemen's hurricane relief fund at Arlington Park earlier this month, left Chicago on Monday with a truckload of supplies for hurricane victims in and around Lafayette, Louisiana.
Coolmore stallion owners are donating one nomination to everyone of their stallions worldwide to aid humanitarian efforts following last weekend's earthquake-tsunami catastrophe in Asia, it was announced Thursday.
A 2002 nomination to leading sire Storm Cat was purchased by WinStar Farms for $450,000 during Monday's Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. The no-guarantee season was tacked onto the end of the Monday session after W. T. Young's Overbrook Farm donated the season to benefit the American Red Cross.
Churchill Downs Inc. will contribute $69,103.28 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to benefit the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in the U.S. The $69,103.28 donation is comprised of employee contributions from the company's six racetracks and nine off-track betting facilities in Kentucky, California, Florida, Illinois, and Indiana. The contributions were matched, dollar-for-dollar, by the company.
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