Memorial Set for Rick Violette at Belmont Park

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Rick Violette | Mike Kane

The New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association will host a memorial for late trainer Rick Violette Jr. from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at the Belmont Cafe at Belmont Park.

Violette, the long-time president of NYTHA, passed away last month. Donations in Violette’s memory can be made to the Backstretch Employee Service Team (BEST) or the TAKE2 Second Career Thoroughbred Program.

For more information, contact the NYTHA Office at (718) 848-5045.

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