Keyword: New Bolton Center

  • Holiday signs of support for Barbaro at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center for Large Animals.

    Barbaro Update: Scene at New Bolton 'Right Out of A Christmas Carol'

    The scene at the New Bolton Center was right out of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." Just looking at the Christmas decorations, presents, and cards for Barbaro posted all over the lobby, and feeling all the caring and love that abounds, all that is missing is Tiny Tim throwing away his crutch and toasting, "God bless us, everyone."

  • Seize the Moment

    <em>By Dr. Joan C. Hendricks</em> - We have a unique chance now to build on the current positive public perception. Let's use this opening to encourage more investment, attendance, bigger gates, wider viewership and sponsorship, and perhaps even a broader base for philanthropy.

  • Hoof Specialist to Visit Barbaro

    Barbaro is scheduled to have his left hind foot examined Dec. 19 by Dr. Scott Morrison, an equine hoof specialist from Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital near Lexington, according to a spokeswoman for the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center.

  • Breyer miniature salutes injured Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro.

    Barbaro Fund Receives Donation from Sale of Miniatures

    While Barbaro was spending his 207th day in the intensive care unit Dec. 13, his replica was being exhibited in the hospital's Woerner Amphitheater, along with a check for $114,710 presented by Breyer Animal Creations, the model's creator and manufacturer.

  • Barbaro Gaining Strength on Right Hind Leg

    Barbaro, winner of the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) is continuing to strengthen on his right hind leg since the cast was removed Nov. 6, according to his medical team at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center.

  • Richardson Named TPA's Big Sport of Turfdom Award Winner

    The Turf Publicists of America announced Dec. 6 that Dr. Dean Richardson, the equine veterinarian who became a household name along with his famous patient, Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Barbaro, has been chosen as the 2006 winner of the organization's Big Sport of Turfdom award.

  • National Turf Writers to Honor 'Team Barbaro'

    The individuals associated with undefeated Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Barbaro, veterinary surgeon Dr. Dean W. Richardson and the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine's New Bolton Center, and veteran racing journalist Steven Crist will be honored later this year with awards presented by the National Turf Writers Association.

  • Dr. Richardson Upbeat About Barbaro's Program

    Though the public has commended Dr. Dean Richardson's dedication to Barbaro's recovery from his catastrophic Preakness (gr. I) injuries and recently developed laminitis, the Landenberg, Pa. veterinarian insists he is only one of many to help the Kentucky Derby (gr. I)-winning colt throughout each day.

  • Pennsy Lab Develops Definitive Blood-Doping Test

    A Pennsylvania laboratory is the first to employ a definitive test for erythropoietin--the blood-doping agent commonly known as EPO--and the test resulted in the suspension and fining of a trainer of Standardbreds in Ontario, Canada.

  • Barbaro, had bandage on left hind foot changed Tuesday.

    Barbaro Continues in Stable Condition

    Classic winner Barbaro underwent another bandage change on his left hind foot Tuesday and Dr. Dean Richardson reports that the colt remains in stable condition at the intensive care unit of the University of Pennsylvania's George D. Widener Hospital.

  • Encouraged Prado Pays Barbaro a Visit

    Jockey Edgar Prado drove to the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pa. Friday morning to visit ailing Classic winner Barbaro at the George D. Widener Hospital for Large Animals.

  • Dr. Dean Richardson, at a Thursday morning press conference at the New Bolton Center.

    Laminitis Strikes Barbaro; Survival Chances Called 'Poor'

    Classic winner Barbaro has developed "acute, severe" laminitis in his uninjured left hind foot, and his prognosis for recovery is "poor," according to Dr. Dean Richardson, chief of surgery at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pa.

  • Dr. Dean Richardson leads Barbaro to the operating room where the colt&#39;s cast was changed Monday.

    Barbaro Gets New Bandages; Radiographs 'Look Great'

    Doctors at New Bolton Center's George D. Widener Hospital on Monday changed the cast on the hind right leg of Barbaro for the second time since the winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) was injured in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) on May 20.

  • Dr. Dean Richardson, with Barbaro earlier in the week.

    Barbaro's Vet: 'His Leg Looks Excellent'

    Dr. Dean W. Richardson, chief of surgery at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center, on Tuesday got his first look at the right rear leg of Barbaro since he performed surgery on the colt and reported "his leg looks excellent."

  • Dr. Dean Richardson and owners Roy and Gretchen Jackson sit in front of get well cards on display at New Bolton Center as part of the monumental outpouring of public interest in the health of the Kentucky Derby winner.

    Call the IT Department -- Barbaro's In-Box Overflows

    According to personnel at the New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pa., the injured 3-year-old colt Barbaro has received more than 40,000 e-mail messages at the Web site set up for fans to send messages and get-well wishes to the winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell (right) visits Barbaro accompanied by Dean Joan Hendricks (left) and Dr. Dean Richardson.

    Barbaro's Latest Visitor Comes Bearing a Large Gift

    Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell paid a special visit to Barbaro Thursday at the George D. Widener Hospital for Large Animals and brought along a check for $13.5 million that will be used for new facilities at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine's New Bolton Center.

  • Barbaro Walks Stall, Munches Huge Carrots

    Barbaro chomped "phenomenally large" carrots and his condition remained unchanged Sunday as doctors at New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pa., continued a daily assessment of whether his cast needs to be changed. So far, no change has been needed.

  • Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro and Dr. Dean Richardson.

    FAQs About Barbaro; Colt Continues Daily Improvement

    Barbaro, winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), continues to improve daily as he recovers from a shattered hind leg sustained at the Preakness on May 20. "I'm very pleased with the progress Barbaro is making," said chief of surgery Dean W. Richardson. "Everything is fine."

  • Jockey Edgar Prado visited Barbaro at the New Bolton Center Tuesday.

    Barbaro Recovering; Jockey Prado Visits

    The tears for Barbaro have all been shed, and now people around the world anxiously await each daily report on the colt's condition. It's been more than a week since Barbaro's horrific injury in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), which set off an outpouring of emotion on a national scale never before seen in Thoroughbred racing.

  • Online Reprint: Pet Projects at New Bolton Center

    With their shaggy manes and stocky bodies, they look like children's pets. They are the kind of animals that make people coo and exclaim, "How cute!" But the semi-feral ponies that roam the spacious pasture at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center (NBC) are the subjects of serious scientific research.

  • Dr. Jon Palmer, a specialist in premature equine birth, is Director of Neo-Natal Care at New Bolton Center.

    Premature Foals a Priority for Palmer

    "A lot of the equipment you see on the television show 'ER' we have here," says Dr. Jon Palmer, an associate professor of medicine and the director of the center's neonatal program. "We have respirators, heart monitoring equipment, blood pressure monitoring equipment, and equipment that monitors exhaled gasses. We even have a defibrillator. I only wish I could get blood gasses as fast as they do on 'ER.' "

  • HRTV to Air Daily Barbaro Updates

    HorseRacing TV will feature a daily update on the condition of Barbaro, the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner who was injured in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), beginning at 3:30 p.m. ET/12:30 p.m. PT.

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    Road to Recovery: Commentary by Ray Paulick

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> - The mood could not have been darker when the horse ambulance left the Pimlico backstretch on the evening of May 20, its precious cargo the shattered dreams of racing fans and horse lovers everywhere.

  • Veterinary surgeon Dr. Dean Richardson rubs Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro&#39;s head in the intensive care unit.

    Tuesday Update: Barbaro 'Doing Very Well,' Fund Established

    "Barbaro is doing very well. He's actually better today than he was even yesterday, and he was pretty good yesterday," Dr. Dean Richardson reported in a Tuesday morning news briefing at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center, where the classic winner was resting two days after surgery to repair multiple fractures in his right hind leg.

  • Jockey Edgar Prado and an unidentified man attempt to calm Barbaro after he  was pulled up at the start of the Preakness.

    Surgery Scheduled Sunday Afternoon for Barbaro

    Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro, who suffered multiple fractures soon after the start of Saturday's Preakness Stakes (gr. I), has been taken to the George D. Widener Hospital for Large Animals at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pa. He is scheduled to undergo surgery Sunday afternoon.

  • Debbie Given, managed Someday Farm.

    Smart Start

    Debbie Given, who managed Someday Farm when Smarty Jones was born, recalls the Triple Crown contender as "ornery" as a foal, a characteristic he shared with his dam, I'll Get Along.

  • Deceased stallion Allen&#39;s Prospect.

    Maryland Stallion Allen's Prospect Euthanized

    Allen's Prospect, sire of 57 stakes winners and a hallmark of consistency, was euthanized Wednesday, Sept. 3, at age 21 following surgery at New Bolton Center in Pennsylvania for removal of a tumor under his jaw.

  • Preakness runner-up Magic Weisner, being treated at New Bolton Center.

    Magic Weisner Continues to Improve

    Magic Weisner, the Preakness and Haskell Invititational runner-up, continues to show improvement from treatments he is receiving at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center. The 3-year-old is being treated with anti-inflammatory medications for the signs of encephalitis.

  • Dancinginmydreams Recovering Following Surgery

    Ogden Phipps' Dancinginmydreams, who broke down approaching the stretch during Saturday's Frizette Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park, is recovering following extensive surgery on her broken right leg Saturday night at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center.