|Nationality United States|
|Occupation horse trainer|
Name John Parisella
|Born September 1, 1944 (age 71) (1944-09-01) Brooklyn, New York, USA|
Spouse(s) Bernadette Birk (m. 1975, divorced) Melissa Parisella Keller Coveney (divorced)
Children Bethenny Frankel (step-daughter) Gabrielle Parisella (w/Melissa)
Residence Atlantic Beach, New York, United States
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John Parisella is an American horse trainer with 1,222 first-place finishes in 6,692 starts and $22,442,757 in career earnings. He is known for training the racehorses Fight Over and Simply Majestic.
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Early life and career
Parisella was born in Brooklyn to an Italian Catholic family. Parisella started his career as an assistant to Tommy Gullo, a legendary betting trainer. His mentor was horse trainer John P. Campo. Later he became a full-fledge horse trainer training horses for his uncle Joe Scandore who managed horses for James Caan, Don Adams, Telly Savalas and Don Rickles.
Parisella pioneered the use of foreign horses, mostly from Canada and turning them into stakes winners. John also trained several stakes winners for owner Ted Sabarese in the 1980s.
Parisella has been married twice:
Parisella appeared twice on the Johnny Carson Show.