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    Barbaro Update

    For those who are interested, I thought I'd bring the Barbaro Updates to Goldenskates until FSU is up and running again.

    Apparently, Sunday night was a good night for him. He's still doing well, with stable vital signs. I'll keep an eye on anything that changes.


    Good Horse... ( sad to see there's no Saint smilie )

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    Thanks for bringing over the Barbaro updates. I know there are some GS posters who are fans of horse racing, so I think (hope) there will be interest here as well.

    Good Horse

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    That's great. I've been watching him since the Preakness. He's overcome so much - I just hope he makes it all the way back. {fingers crossed}

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    I feel kind of close to Barbaro right now - I have been sick for about two months. I hope he pulls through. Thanks for the update.

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    This came up out of curiosity, ad I hate to see any animal suffer - pain is relative.
    I heard that the proceeds from the ultimate mint Julep ($1000) served at the Kentucky Derby goes to the retired hoses foundation - or something along those lines?

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    That's good! I thought things were probably fine, since there haven't been any updates on the news here.

    Ladskater, I hope you feel better soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SeaniBu
    This came up out of curiosity, ad I hate to see any animal suffer - pain is relative.
    I heard that the proceeds from the ultimate mint Julep ($1000) served at the Kentucky Derby goes to the retired hoses foundation - or something along those lines?
    That's true, Seanibu. Here's the story

    http://www.brown-forman.com/brand_ne...nt%20Julep.htm

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    Here is today's update from NBC:

    http://www.vet.upenn.edu/newsandeven...Update7-26.htm

    He had his Left Hind bandage changed yesterday and it looks as good as can be expected. Also, his bloodwork looks good too.

    Good Horse.....

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    July 28: still stable. http://www.vet.upenn.edu/newsandeven...Update7-28.htm
    Next update on Aug 1

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    Still apparently good news...http://www.vet.upenn.edu/newsandeven..._Update8-9.htm
    He's a Stud!

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    Three cheers for Barbaro. This is great news indeed.

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