Latest Barbaro Stories

2011-10-29 07:00:00

“A Night with Mid America Horse Rescue” provides an opportunity for equine enthusiasts to help in the rescue and rehabilitation of ex-racehorses to serve the greater community.

2009-04-06 13:30:00

Partnership Promotes Equine Health and Wellness through Education and Research Initiatives NEW YORK, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Pfizer Animal Health has joined forces as a leadership contributor with the National Thoroughbred Racing Association's (NTRA) Safety and Integrity Alliance.

2008-06-14 18:05:00

Thoroughbred racetracks in the U.S. reported more than three horse deaths a day last year and 5,000 since 2003, and the vast majority were put down after suffering devastating injuries on the track, according to an Associated Press survey.

2007-01-31 00:00:00

The death of Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro shines a spotlight on a little-understood health problem that every year kills thousands of horses. Despite decades of research into the causes of laminitis, the disease can't be prevented and can't be cured.

2006-07-13 15:29:28

By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The condition of Kentucky Derby champion Barbaro has worsened over the last few days and the colt's chances of survival are poor, doctors said on Thursday.

2006-07-11 19:25:55

PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Kentucky Derby champion Barbaro remained in a stable condition on Tuesday after receiving a sixth cast since suffering a life-threatening leg fracture in the Preakness Stakes.

2006-07-10 00:21:45

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro underwent another operation over the weekend to replace a plate and screws holding together his shattered leg.

2006-06-07 15:45:19

By Peter Simunovich ELMONT, New York (Reuters) - Trainer Tom Albertrani said he would withdraw Deputy Glitters from the 1 1/2-mile Belmont Stakes on Saturday if the track turned sloppy with rain forecast over the next 48 hours.

2006-05-30 12:00:00

Kentucky Derby champion Barbaro, who suffered a life-threatening ankle fracture during this month's Preakness Stakes, has a better-than-even chance of survival, his surgeon said Tuesday.

2006-05-26 15:51:06

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kentucky Derby champion Barbaro is making small strides each day to recover from a devastating leg fracture, doctors said Friday.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.