Thoroughbred Thursday News: Paragallo, Dutrow, Zenyatta and Peppers Pride

Ernie Paragallo Receives Lifetime Racing Ban MATT HEGARTY writing for the The Daily Racing Form reports: Owner and breeder Ernie Paragallo received a lifetime ban Thursday from the New York State Racing and Wagering Board. Paragallo was barred from all racetrack properties in the state, citing his conviction last year on 33 counts of animal… Continue reading Thoroughbred Thursday News: Paragallo, Dutrow, Zenyatta and Peppers Pride

Paragallo sentenced to two years in jail

Cross-posted from The Rail Blog, New York Times Written by JOE DRAPE | May 18, 2010 Ernie Paragallo, a prominent horse owner and breeder, was given the maximum sentence of two years in jail and a $33,000 fine on Tuesday, after his conviction on 33 counts of animal cruelty for starving and neglecting horses on… Continue reading Paragallo sentenced to two years in jail

Paragallo convicted of 33 counts of horse abuse

Cross-posted from the Times Union by CHRISTEN GOWAN | Staff writer | March 10, 2010 CATSKILL -- Horse trainer and breeder Ernie Paragallo was found guilty this morning of 33 of 34 misdemeanor counts of neglecting his 177 horses at Center Brook Farm in Climax. The Long Island man has been on trial for the… Continue reading Paragallo convicted of 33 counts of horse abuse

Nation’s horse lovers raced to the rescue (US)

Neglected animals found at N.Y. farm Cross-posted from the Lexington Herald-Leader at Kentucky.com By JOE DRAPE | New York Times News Service | Story URL One horse is being retrained to become a hunter-jumper in Virginia. A half-dozen or so of his former neighbors rollick in the pasture and munch carrots in Pennsylvania. Seven more… Continue reading Nation’s horse lovers raced to the rescue (US)

Prominent horseman faces questions about neglect (US)

Cross-posted from The New York Times By JOE DRAPE April 3, 2009 Four undernourished and neglected former racehorses belonging to Ernie Paragallo, a prominent New York thoroughbred breeder and owner, were rescued from a New York kill pen last month, one step from being slaughtered. They were among more than 20 horses from Paragallo’s Center… Continue reading Prominent horseman faces questions about neglect (US)