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  • 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 few hundred feet from the finish line in Louisville,...

  • 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 euthanized Jan. 29 after an eight-month...

  • The Decision

    In an instant during the 2006 Preakness Stakes, Barbaro's future went from win-or-lose to life-or-death. And in the next tense hour, his owners listened to expert advice, weighed his chances and came down on the side of love

  • 'What a fighter he was'

    Fans, veterinary staff grieve for horse viewed as 'inspiration'

  • Struggle ends for Barbaro

    Md.-trained Derby winner who broke leg in Preakness is euthanized

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