Darrel Delahoussaye

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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OWNER WITT EJECTED FROM PENN NATIONAL

By Ray Paulick Owner Henry S. Witt Jr., whose name surfaced in the Paulick Report in late March in connection with a Darrel Delahoussaye-trained horse formerly owned by Michael Gill, has been ejected from Penn National after an alleged discovery of injectables by investigators with the Pennsylvania State Horse Racing Commission on Thursday. The ejection […]

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DELAHOUSSAYE ARRESTED IN PENNSYLVANIA

By Ray Paulick Pennsylvania-based Thoroughbred trainer Darrel Delahoussaye was arrested by State Police Wednesday morning and charged with several felonies and misdemeanors alleging theft by deception, illegally administering drugs to racehorses, rigging a publicly exhibited contest and tampering with physical evidence in an investigation that began last fall. The 47-year-old trainer was arraigned, with bond […]

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GRAND JURY CASE AGAINST DARREL DELAHOUSSAYE

The investigation that led to the grand jury indictment and arrest of trainer Darrel Delahoussaye began at Penn National last October when an employee of Michael Gill’s Elk Creek Ranch was observed attempting to make an unauthorized entry into the track’s stable area on the night a Gill-owned horse was scheduled to race there. A […]

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FORMER GILL TRAINER DELAHOUSSAYE TOLD TO VACATE PENN NATIONAL STALLS

By Ray Paulick Darrel Delahoussaye, who was at the center of the Mike Gill controversy at Penn National earlier this year when a horse he trained broke down, leading to a jockey boycott of races where Gill’s horses were entered, has been told by officials at the Grantville, Pa., track to vacate his stalls this […]

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GILL AGAIN: ONE HORSE, TWO OWNERS

By Ray Paulick The situation involving owner Michael Gill in Pennsylvania gets more confusing all the time. Gill is the Eclipse Award-winning owner whose horses have been banned from racing at Penn National but are allowed to run at Philadelphia Park. The action taken against Gill by the management of Penn National came after jockeys […]

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GILL THREATENS TO SUE THE PAULICK REPORT

By Ray Paulick Wednesday was our third day of the continuing saga of Michael Gill, the controversial mortgage broker/horse owner from New Hampshire. We first broke the story on Monday about an incident that took place at Penn National racetrack last weekend when jockeys voted not to ride in future races where the field included […]

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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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GILL: ‘WHAT HAVE I DONE THAT’S SO WRONG?”

By Ray Paulick “I’ve been doing this since 1979, and I just can’t get a fair shake.” So says Michael Gill, North America’s leading owner by money and races won on four different occasions who finds himself in a familiar position–at the center of controversy, after Penn National jockeys voted Saturday night not to ride […]

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