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Barbaro captured the hearts of racing fans like no other horse has since Secretariat. He was loved for his winning spirit at the track and for his indominitable will to live after his injury in the Preakness. He fought to live until the end when his injuries overcame his body but not his spirit. Here is a collection of Barbaro photos from his wins in Florida onward. He was truly a champion in every sense of the word.
For more about Barbaro and his connections, check his Derby winner page which has more photos. For all about his injury and treatment with photos from this period, check my Barbaro update page. For more photos and info on each race, click the link provided. You can also click each photo to view a larger version.
Winning the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park on February 6, 2006.
Winning the Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park on April 2, 2006.
In the paddock (left) and returning after the Florida Derby (right).
Winning the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2006.
On the turf course heading to the winner's circle (left) and coming down the stretch in the Derby with the winner's circle and roses in the background (right).
Parading after the Derby (left) and walking over from the barn before the Derby (right).
In the post parade before the Derby (left) and working out on Thursday morning before the Derby (right).
In his stall at Churchill Downs the day after the Derby (left) being loaded in the van to ship home the day after the Derby (right). Thanks to Jane Dempsey for these shots.
Arriving at Pimlico (left) and in the post parade for the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico on May 22, 2006.
Being saddled before the Preakness (left) and being pulled up after his injury (right).
Barbaro Beanie Baby
A portion of the proceeds go to the Barbaro Fund.
Foaling Date: 4-29-2003
Pedigree: Dynaformer - La Ville Rouge by Carson City
Dosage Profile: 10-4-21-2-1
Dosage Index/CD: 1.81 0.53
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