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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.
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.
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.
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.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro underwent another operation over the weekend to replace a plate and screws holding together his shattered leg.
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.
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.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kentucky Derby champion Barbaro is making small strides each day to recover from a devastating leg fracture, doctors said Friday.
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