Standardbred Trainer Joseph DeCarlo Suspended Following Animal Cruelty Charges

by | 08.28.2013 | 7:03pm

Saratoga-area Standardbred trainer Joseph DeCarlo was suspended “indefinitely” by the state's Gaming Commission following his arrest on charges of animal cruelty.

DeCarlo is accused of cruelly overdriving and abusing a Standardbred gelding, resulting in internal and external injuries to the horse's mouth. The horse is reportedly recovering from his injuries.

DeCarlo's case with the Commission is awaiting a date with a gaming commission administrative judge who will determine whether the suspension should continue.

Joseph DeCarlo is not related to jockey Christopher DeCarlo.

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