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Barbaro

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  • Here's one way to call the slots tossup

    The last poll I saw on slots showed about 54 percent of Marylanders still supporting a state constitutional amendment allowing the gambling machines. That support was not as large as it appeared to be eight or nine months ago, which fits a theory I have:...
  • Prado 'badly shaken' after visit to Barbaro

    From "My Guy Barbaro: A Jockey's Journey Through Love, Triumph and Heartbreak with America's Favorite Horse," by Edgar Prado with John Eisenberg. Copyright(c) 2008 by Edgar Prado. Reprinted by arrangement with HarperCollins Publishers. When you get...
  • Big Brown can't deliver the goods in Belmont Stakes

    Big Brown can't deliver the goods in Belmont Stakes
    ELMONT, N.Y. -- It didn't happen, big time. Big Brown not only failed to win the Triple Crown, he finished ninth and last in Saturday's Belmont Stakes. Trying to become horse racing's first Triple Crown winner in 30 years, Big Brown instead became...
  • Safety Should Be Major Concern

    I once heard a horse described as "1,000 pounds of muscle balancing on glass legs." That's not far from the truth, and recent tragedies have forced leaders in two sports — horse racing and eventing — to focus on making their competitions...
  • Decision due on Barbaro's ashes

    Nearing the one-year anniversary of Barbaro's death, Gretchen Jackson -- who along with husband Roy owned the horse -- said yesterday they are close to announcing a decision about where the 2006 Kentucky Derby champion's ashes will be buried. Barbaro was...
  • Churchill Downs to observe Barbaro anniversary

    Barbaro's owners will return to Churchill Downs today to honor the 2006 Kentucky Derby winner on the first anniversary of his death. Neither the Jacksons - Roy and Gretchen - nor Churchill Downs would elaborate on plans. The Kentucky Derby Museum, a...
  • Cause lives on

    The owners of Barbaro announced yesterday, on the anniversary of his death, that the ashes of the colt who became a symbol of courage and perseverance for many will be buried at Churchill Downs, the site of his 2006 Kentucky Derby win. Most will recall...
  • Derby winner to be memorialized outside gate of Churchill Downs

    The image of Barbaro blazing down the stretch at Churchill Downs, all four hooves off the ground as the powerful bay colt crushed the field in the 2006 Kentucky Derby, is seared in Roy Jackson's memory. It's the way Jackson prefers to think of Barbaro,...
  • Sarah Jessica Parker Hurt by 'Unsexiest Woman' Label

    The life of a celebrity isn't always fun, especially when the media takes pot shots at your sex appeal. Sarah Jessica Parker was extremely upset that Maxim magazine had named her the "unsexiest woman alive" last fall. In an interview with Grazia...
  • Preakness preview: Icabad Crane

     
    As part of our walk-up to the Preakness, we're going to profile the field that will challenge Kentucky Derby winner and prohibitive favorite Big Brown. The first colt we'll take a look can be called something of a favorite son......
  • Preakness preview: Behindatthebar, Riley Tucker, Racecar Rhapsody

     
    Three of the Preakness entrants had their last outing in the same race, the Lexington Stakes won by Behindatthebar. You can see here why the colt, who had his early starts in California, was installed at least at reasonable odds,......