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Fundraiser for Patrick Watson at Evangeline Downs on Saturday


Jockey Patrick Watson is currently undergoing treatment for lung cancer.

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OPELOUSAS, LA—DECEMBER 2, 2016—A fundraiser for jockey Patrick Watson, who is currently undergoing treatment for lung cancer, will be held at Evangeline Downs Racetrack on Saturday.

Beginning at 8 a.m. (CST) by the track's Chaplaincy building, pork steak sandwiches will be on sale for $5 each and several raffle items will be offered, with all of the proceeds going to Watson.

Dedria Watson has established a Go Fund Me page.

Donations may also be made by contacting Dedria Watson at (337) 377-2246, or by mailing checks to: Watson Family, 2031 Highway 754, Sunset, LA 70584.


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