2006: Barbaro at the Preakness

For the 2006 <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVSPR000062" title="Preakness Stakes" href="/topic/sports/horse-racing/preakness-stakes-EVSPR000062.topic">Preakness</a> The Sun added an additional elevated photo position with a view of the finish line.  As it turned out, it was the perfect view as <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT008264" title="Barbaro" href="/topic/sports/barbaro-PESPT008264.topic">Barbaro</a> pulled up lame in front of the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100603012700" title="Pimlico" href="/topic/us/maryland/baltimore-county/baltimore/pimlico-PLGEO100100603012700.topic">Pimlico</a> Grandstands, holding up his rear leg which had been fractured.  Despite many attempts by the owner to save the horse, he eventually was euthanized in 2007.

( Doug Kapustin, Baltimore Sun )

For the 2006 Preakness The Sun added an additional elevated photo position with a view of the finish line. As it turned out, it was the perfect view as Barbaro pulled up lame in front of the Pimlico Grandstands, holding up his rear leg which had been fractured. Despite many attempts by the owner to save the horse, he eventually was euthanized in 2007.

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