Barbaro has laminitis setback, more hoof removed
KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. -- Every time the outlook was grim for Barbaro, the Kentucky Derby winner pulled through like a champ.
Time will tell if he can do it again.
After months of upbeat progress reports, the horse suffered a significant setback Wednesday because of laminitis -- a painful, often fatal disease -- in his left hind foot.
Chief surgeon Dean Richardson removed damaged tissue from the
hoof, and afterward the bay colt was placed in a protective sling
in his ...
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