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Barbaro's gets new cast; leg 'looked excellent'

Updated: August 28, 2006, 12:22 PM ET
Associated Press

The cast on Barbaro's broken right leg was changed Sunday because a small crack had developed in it. The bandage on the Kentucky Derby winner's laminitis-stricken left hoof continues to be changed daily.

"Based on new radiographs that were taken, the leg looked excellent under the cast," said Dean Richardson, chief surgeon at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center. "The pastern joint looks completely fused, and there is only a small area in the long pastern bone that has a little ...

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