Anthony Adamo

Gill loses Pennsylvania suit but says federal indictments coming

A federal judge has ruled against former Thoroughbred owner Michael Gill and trainer Anthony Adamo in their lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission and several commission employees in a case involving Gill and Adamo’s ejection from Penn National racetrack in 2010. But Gill, a controversial owner who sold his bloodstock after the 2010 incident, […]

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Gill-Adamo trial: Testimony ends, judge to make decision

The testimony in the case of Michael Gill and Anthony Adamo suing the state Horse Racing Commission of Pennsylvania has ended. U.S. Middle District Senior Judge Sylvia H. Rambo will decide the outcome of the lawsuit. No time frame for her decision has been set. Gill and Adamo sued the Commission after being ejected from […]

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Gill-Adamo trial: Michael Dillon defends actions

Michael Dillon, former acting executive secretary of the state Horse Racing Commission in Pennsylvania, testified in court on Monday defending his ejection of Michael Gill and Anthony Adamo from Penn National in early 2010, reports the Patriot-News. Dillon admits he did not talk to Gill or Adamo before their ejection, nor did he investigate the […]

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Trial begins for ejected Pennsylvania owner, trainer

When the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission issued ejection notices to owner Michael Gill and his principal trainer, Anthony Adamo, on Feb. 2, 2010, to vacate Penn National racetrack, it did so with the rationale that the continued participation and presence of Gill and Adamo at the Grantville, Pa., track would “become inconsistent with the orderly […]

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Pennsylvania grand jury recommends racing commission investigate Adamo, Beattie

A grand jury in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, has completed its investigation of activities at Penn National racetrack near Harrisburg that began last year following a jockey boycott of races in which horses owned by Michael Gill were entered. The grand jury previously indicted trainer Darrel Delahoussaye, who in a plea agreement has been put on […]

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Gill, Adamo lawsuit against Penn Racing Commission to proceed

A federal judge did not dismiss the lawsuit filed by Michael Gill and his former trainer Anthony Adamo. The suit claims their constitutional rights to a hearing to contest their January 2010 expulsions from Penn National Race Course. Representatives for Penn National claimed the two lacked standing to sue because trainer and owner licenses are […]

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Gill, Adamo sue Penn National jockeys over boycott

Eclipse Award-winning owner Michael Gill and one of his former trainers, Anthony Adamo, have filed a federal lawsuit against 31 jockeys at Penn National race course over the decision by the riders at the Grantville, Pa., track last January not to ride in races in which Gill’s horses were entered. Jockeys made the decision not […]

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GILL RACING MANAGER HIT WITH SUSPENSION

By Ray Paulick Anthony Adamo, who worked as racing manager and one of the trainers in one-time Eclipse Award-winning owner Michael Gill’s large Pennsylvania operation in 2009-10 has been suspended for 90 days by the stewards at Penn National Race Course in Grantville, Pa., for an incident that occurred nearly six months ago. Adamo […]

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GILL’S GANG OF MISFITS

By Ray Paulick It was no dream team that Michael Gill assembled to run his racing operation in Pennsylvania over the past year, at both his farm in Oxford, Pa., and at Penn National race course near the state capital of Harrisburg. In fact, the cast of felons and rule breakers working for Gill has […]

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GILL CENTER OF CONTROVERSY AGAIN

By Ray Paulick If only Michael Gill had kept his word in 2006 when he said he was getting out of horse racing after being leading owner in North America by money and races won for three consecutive years. A lot of people would be happier and a number of horses might still be alive. […]

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