ernie paragallo

Turned-Back Sale Of Unbridled’s Song As A Juvenile Altered Thoroughbred Industry’s Course

The horse that brings the most money at a sale will usually be the one that gets the most headlines immediately after the fact, but some of horse racing’s greatest competitors are ones that went home with the person trying to sell them. Unbridled’s Song did both, and altered the direction of North American racing […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Summers Lets Mind Your Biscuits Have Things His Way

Never was there a kid so disappointed to find he’d grown tall enough to ride roller coasters as a young Chad Summers. Summers was the only youngster he knew on his native Long Island who had grown up with dreams of becoming a jockey, and as a 4’10, 90-pound high school freshman, he had thought […]

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Filly rescued from Paragallo farm in 2009 races Sunday

On Sunday, 4-year-old filly Notinrwildestdremz will make her first start. In 2009, she was one of 177 horses seized when authorities raided Ernie Paragallo’s New York farm after allegations of neglect.  The filly was adopted as a yearling by Sean and Angelika Kerr and was one of the last three horses to find a home, […]

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Paragallo gets lifetime ban in New York

Owner and breeder Ernie Paragallo received a lifetime ban Thursday from the New York State Racing and Wagering Board.  Paragallo was barred from all racetrack properties in the state, citing his conviction last year on 33 counts of animal cruelty charges.

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PARAGALLO WALKS OUT ON BAIL

Convicted horse abuser Ernie Paragallo walked out on $10,000 bail today. An appellate court judge ruled he could be released while he appeals his convictions. Paragallo still maintains his innocence. “Were there some horses that were skinny?” asked Paragallo. “Yes, absolutely…but you’ll have that in any major farm.”Read it at Fox23 News Then […]

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NY RACING AND WAGERING BOARD SEEKS LIFETIME BAN FOR PARAGALLO

Convicted horse abuser Ernie Paragallo may have walked out of prison recently on $10,000 as he appeals the ruling of the Greene County court, but according to NY Racing and Wagering Board spokesman Joe Mahoney, he will be facing other challenges as well. The board seeks to ban Paragallo from racing for life. The […]

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JUDGE LECTURES PARAGALLO: ‘YOUR MORAL COMPASS IS OUT OF KILTER’

Convicted on 33 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty, Ernie Paragallo was sentenced to a two-year prison term and assessed a $33,000 fine. The two-year term was the maximum allowed under New York Law. The judge in the case also took time to lecture Paragallo, saying ““Mr. Paragallo, your moral compass is out of kilter […]

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ERNIE PARAGALLO FOUND GUILTY

Prominent horse breeder Ernie Paragallo was found guilty this morning of 33 or 34 misdemeanor counts of neglecting his 177 horses at Center Brook Farm in Climax, NY. Read it at the Times-Union Then come back to the Paulick Report and let us know what you think

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THE PETA PRINCIPLE

By Bradford Cummings “Sometimes I think this is a PETA site.” These words written two days ago about the Paulick Report by a commenter known as Johnny Mack was perhaps the lowest moment I’ve had since June 16, 2008, when Ray and I launched this Thoroughbred industry news and commentary website. While my tongue is […]

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KILL PEN OWNER TESTIFIES TO TAKING PARAGALLO’S HORSES

As the Paragallo case continues to be tried, the case against the New York owner continues to mount. Donald Nickerson, who buys horses and has them transported to a slaughterhouse in Canada, admitted to taking some of Paragallo’s horses up north. He described the condition of horses as weighing 800-900 pounds although “they had […]

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