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  • Florida Stallion Stakes Series Revamped

    The Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association, in conjunction with Florida stallion owners, have announced an agreement with the Florida Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association and Churchill Downs Inc., which will bring significant changes to juvenile racing at Calder Race Course this year.

  • Badge of Silver

    Badge of Silver's First Foal

    The first reported foal sired by millionaire Badge of Silver is a filly born Jan. 26 at Carl Pollard's Hermitage Farm near Goshen, Ky.

  • Triple Crown Nominations Open

    Early nominationsl, at $600 per horse, are being taken for this year's Triple Crown races, which start with the 134th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) on Saturday, May 3. The early nomination period closes on Saturday, Jan. 19.

  • NBC's Barbaro Documentary Premieres Sunday

    NBC's one-hour documentary, "Barbaro: A Nation's Horse," will premiere Sunday, April 29, on what would have been the 2006 Kentucky Derby winner's fourth birthday.

  • Real Quiet Returned to Pin Oak Lane

    Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner and champion Real Quiet, who was treated at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center for abscesses in both hind feet, was returned March 22 to Dr. William Solomon's Pin Oak Lane Farm near New Freedom, Pa.

  • Real Quiet Completes Test Breeding

    Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Real Quiet, who was treated at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center for abscesses in both hind feet, completed a successful test breeding March 19 at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center.

  • '98 Derby Winner Real Quiet Mending

    Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Real Quiet is recuperating at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center following treatment for abscesses in both hind feet.

  • Breyer to Produce More Barbaro Models

    Breyer Animal Creations announced Friday, March 2, that due to demand, it will produce more portrait models of Barbaro, the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner who died earlier this year.

  • Kentucky Derby Winner Barbaro Euthanized

    Barbaro, who thrilled racing fans with his sublime victory in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and captivated many millions more worldwide with his gut-wrenching fight for life after suffering a catastrophic breakdown in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), was euthanized Jan. 29.

  • Steve Haskin: Reflections on Barbaro and His Fight for Life

    On the morning of Jan. 29, Dr. Dean W. Richardson, head of surgery at New Bolton Medical Center, made the somber announcement most everyone had been prepared to hear more than eight months earlier. Barbaro had been euthanized. The wave of grief that was anticipated back then now came swiftly and unexpectedly.

  • Barbaro Update: Derby Winner Gradually Improving

    A week after a setback in his recovery from a broken pastern bone and bout of laminitis, Barbaro continues to gradually improve, according to the latest report from the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center.

  • Barbaro Doing Well After Cast Removal

    Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Barbaro continues to improve following the removal of his right hind leg cast last week, according to his medical team.

  • Cast Removed from Barbaro's Injured Leg

    The cast on Barbaro's right hind leg cast was removed Monday, Nov. 6, according to his medical team. "Barbaro was placed under general anesthesia for the cast removal," said Dr. Dean W. Richardson, chief of surgery at the New Bolton Center.

  • Barbaro Doing Well: Vets Plan to Remove Cast Next Week

    Barbaro, the unbeaten winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), is in good health and progressing well on his road to recovery, Dr. Dean Richardson told reporters in a Nov. 1 press conference during the National Turf Writers' Association dinner in Louisville, Ky.

  • Barbaro Remains Stable; Casts Changed

    Barbaro remains in stable condition with good vital signs after a restful night, according to a release from the New Bolton Center, where the colt owned by Roy and Gretchen Jackson continues battling laminitis.

  • Barbaro 'Tolerating New Cast Well'

    Dr. Dean Richardson, chief of surgery at the New Bolton Center, reported Tuesday that Barbaro is resting comfortably after receiving his sixth cast yesterday since his accident at the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) on May 20.

  • Maryland Commission to Review Running of Preakness, Barbaro's Injury

    In its review of information at its regular monthly meeting concerning the injury to Barbaro, the Maryland Racing Commission has decided to review the stewards' tape of the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) to determine whether they can shed further light on exactly what happened to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner.

  • 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."

  • 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.

  • Richardson Named Race for Education President

    The board of directors of The Race For Education, a national education scholarship foundation, has named Donald R. Richardson, senior vice president of racing for Churchill Downs Inc., as the organization's new president. Doug Cauthen, president of WinStar Farm and RFE's president since its inception in 2002, remains on the board.

  • Jockey Club Elects Seven New Members

    The Jockey Club has elected Michael C. Byrne, J. Michael O’Farrell, Leverett Miller, John C. Oxley, John W. Phillips, Dr. Hiram C. Polk Jr., and Dr. J. David Richardson to its membership.