Kristen and Jennifer Paragallo, the daughters of Ernie Paragallo who faces 22 counts of animal cruelty, have relinquished their owners' licenses.
New York state police and animal protection workers went to the Climax, New York farm of owner Ernie Paragallo April; 8 to inspect the condition of the horses there, according to the Albany Times-Union.
New York shipper True Quality underlined his quality by withstanding the challenge of odds-on favorite Fabulous Strike in the stretch run of the Feb. 16 General George Handicap (gr. II).
- By Dan Lauletta
All four horses owned by Paraneck Stable and trained by Frank Amonte Jr. were scratched off the Saturday card at Aqueduct, and all of their runners will be scratched Sunday as well.
Paraneck Stables is offering a $50,000 bonus to the breeder of the first stakes winner from the respective 2007 foal crops of Song of the Sword and Lord Ofthe Thunder.
Stakes winner Lord Ofthe Thunder and grade II stakes-placed Song of the Sword will stand in 2006 at Vince Tucciarone's Fox Tale Farm near Coopersburg, Pa.
- By Dan Lauletta
Jennifer Pedersen, one of the top female trainers in the country, has been suspended for 60 days by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board, according to a ruling released March 4. Meanwhile, owner Ernie Paragallo, for whom Pedersen trains, claims his barn is being targeted by investigators.
- By Steve Haskin
Ernie Paragallo, whose Paraneck Stable has sent out numerous stakes horses over the past eight years, is selling all his horses, with the exception of his stallions, and hopes to have everything sold by the end of the year.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association and Breeders' Cup Ltd. Saturday made a contribution of $250,000 to America's Camp through the NTRA Charities - New York Heroes Fund. The disbursement brings total Heroes Fund contributions to Sept. 11-related charitable programs to $4.45 million and total contributions to America's Camp to $350,000.
Graded stakes winner Griffinite will enter stud at Center Brook Farm near Climax, N.Y., for a fee of $4,000 live foal.
Paraneck Stallions will offer a free breeding to any of its New York-based stallions
A Go for Gin colt brought the top price of $315,000 during the second session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Eastern fall yearling sale on Tuesday in Maryland.
Sprint champion Artax, who has been returned to training after covering 93 mares this year at Clermont Farm near Germantown, N.Y., will stand next year at the Taylor family's Taylor Made Farm near Nicholasville, Ky.
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