Thoroughbred Breeder Gets Maximum Sentence for Neglect

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Citing a "failure to recognize" bad acts and a "lack of remorse," Judge George J. Pulver Jr. on May 18 handed down the maximum possible sentence to prominent Thoroughbred owner and breeder Ernest Paragallo. Convicted on 33 counts of animal neglect, a Class A misdemeanor, Paragallo was sentenced to two years in jail and ordered to pay fines totaling $33,000 ($1,000 for eac

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