UPDATED: Hearing scheduled for banned Tampa Bay Downs veterinarian Paraliticci
Tampa Bay Downs management has exercised its private property rights and banned veterinarian Orlando Paraliticci from its premises, effective Feb. 3. A hearing has been scheduled for Paraliticci before the Florida racetrack's board of stewards Feb 15, according to Peter Berube, vice president and general manager of Tampa Bay Downs.
“We revoked his privileges to practice at Tampa Bay Downs as of (Feb. 3),” Berube said in response to an email from the Paulick Report. “He has been excluded from our entire facility.”
Berube would not comment other than to confirm that Paraliticci has been excluded and that a hearing is being scheduled.
Paraliticci did not respond to messages left on his cell phone.