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NEWS FROM LOS ALAMITOS RACE COURSE

Posted by on Mar 20, 2019 in BREAKING NEWS, HORSE HEALTH, HORSE NEWS, INDUSTRY NEWS, WHO, WHAT & WHERE | 0 comments

NEWS FROM LOS ALAMITOS RACE COURSE

 

Press release from Los Alamitos Race Course
March 20, 2019

Ed Allred, the owner of Los Alamitos Race Course and a major Quarter Horse owner and breeder on a national basis, said on Friday that Lasix will continue to be allowed at the current year-round Los Alamitos Quarter Horse Racing Association meeting as well as during the upcoming Los Alamitos Racing Association Summer Thoroughbred Meet opening on Thursday June 27. Allred is the day-to-day manager of the Los Alamitos Quarter horse Racing Association meet and overseer of the Thoroughbred race meets and a a stakes-winning Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred racehorse owner.

“I believe that the continued use of Lasix is in the best interest of the horses and as such is a major contributor to the safety of the industry’s human and equine athletes. I shudder to think of the consequences to racehorses and their riders if Lasix was banned,” said Allred. His statement was made in response to Thursday’s announcement that Lasix will be banned at California racetracks owned by The Stronach Group.

 

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