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Moving On: Getting Back to Business at Tampa Bay Downs

This game can surprise you. It was just over four months ago that Thoroughbred owner Reid Nagle – who took out his trainer’s license in 2010 after leaving active management of a highly successful financial information company he’d founded two decades … Continue reading

Cibelli Notches First Win Since Return from Suspension

Controversial trainer Jane Cibelli, who recently completed a 60-day suspension for a medication violation at Tampa Bay Downs, saddled her first winner since her return when the 2-year-old colt, Dudeman, captured the first race at Gulfstream Park Dec. 19. According … Continue reading

Ray Paulick Wins Second Annual Stan Bergstein Writing Award

Team Valor International today honored a Paulick Report story on a drug violation at Tampa Bay Downs with the second annual Stan Bergstein Writing Award at the University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program’s Global Symposium on Racing and Gaming … Continue reading

Report: Tampa Bay Downs Bans Navarro for 2013-2014 Meet

Trainer Jorge Navarro, who is currently serving a 60-day suspension given by the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering, will be denied stalls at Tampa Bay Downs through June 2014, reports the Daily Racing Form. Racing officials also will not accept … Continue reading

Cibelli: ‘My Side of the Story’

Florida officials announced this week that their investigation into a race-day injection at Tampa Bay Downs resulted in a 60-day suspension for trainer Jane Cibelli.  The veterinarian who was caught injecting the horse, Dr. Orlando Paraliticci, received a 90-day suspension … Continue reading

Paulick Report Story on Cibelli, Tampa Bay Downs Earns Bergstein Award Nomination

Ray Paulick’s persistent coverage of a drug violation at Tampa Bay Downs culminated in a story on September 18 that has been nominated for the Stan Bergstein Writing Award. Less than a week after the story was published on the … Continue reading

Trainer Cibelli Suspended 60 Days, Loses Stalls at Tampa Bay Downs

The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering (FDPMW) concluded its investigation and entered a Consent Order on Friday, September 20, 2013 issuing a 60-day suspension of trainer Jane Cibelli.  On May 20, 2013 the FDPMW … Continue reading

Horseplayers Corner: Should Bettors Protest With Their Dollars?

Owner-trainer Reid Nagle, who built a successful financial information business before turning to Thoroughbred racing a few years ago, stirred the hornet’s nest last week with an open letter to Stella Thayer and Peter Berube, the respective owner and general … Continue reading

Some Medications Are ‘For the Trainer, Not For the Horse’

According to a recent report by the Daily Racing Form, research by the Racing Medication Testing Consortium revealed a good news/bad news scenario about illegal drugs in racing. Unfortunately, more trainers than previously thought are giving their horses diluted illegal substances at … Continue reading

Nagle: An Open Letter to Tampa Bay Downs

When I visited Tampa Bay Downs last March, owners and trainers I spoke with were up in arms over the lack of action by track management against trainer Jane Cibelli, whose veterinarian, Dr. Orlando Paraliticci, was caught illegally injecting a pain … Continue reading

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