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Memorial service for Sam Thompson set for January 12

December 30, 2008     E-mail this page to a friend!

A memorial service for jockey Sam Thompson will be held at Cottonwood Church in Los Alamitos, California, on Monday, January 12, at 2:00 p.m. A reception will be held at Los Alamitos Race Course immediately following the service. Cottonwood Church is located at 4505 Katella Avenue, Los Alamitos, California.

“Sam rode for so many owners and he knew so many people from so many different states that I never had the opportunity to meet,” said his girlfriend, Kristen Watanabe. “Sam’s family would love for everyone that knew him to join us on this day.”

In lieu of flowers, a fund has been set up on behalf of Sam Thompson. For more information, call (714) 820-2801.

Sam Thompson Memorial Fund
Los Alamitos Division of the Race Track Chaplaincy of America
4961 Katella Avenue
Los Alamitos, CA. 90720