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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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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’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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AMERICAN GRADED STAKES STANDINGS brought to you by Keeneland: WHO SHOULD OWN THE ECLIPSE?

By Ray Paulick Eclipse Award voters can be unpredictable when it comes to the outstanding owner category. Since there is no definition for the awards, voters can choose between owners whose stables were deep in talent, winning major races throughout the year; those who piled up wins and purses in lower level races with massive […]

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AMERICAN GRADED STAKES STANDINGS brought to you Keeneland: DARLEY AND GODOLPHIN DOMINATION

  By Ray Paulick It should come as no surprise that Sheikh Mohammed is the leading owner of American Graded Stakes winners in 2009 through his Darley and Goldophin racing stables. The ruler of Dubai has invested far more money in his international racing and breeding operation than anyone else in the world, and his […]

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MONDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK: CHURCHILL VS. HORSEMEN

Ray Paulick What in the world is going on inside the Churchill Downs Inc. executive offices? It’s slashed purses at Calder Race Course in South Florida by 17% and whacked almost $1 million from the fall stakes program at its home track in Louisville, Ky. Key management changes have been made at Calder and Fair […]

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