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  • NY Times: How Hillary Clinton Went From Hesitant to Scorching

    09/26/2016 11:27:58 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 38 replies
    NY Times ^ | September 27, 2016 | Michael Barbaro and Matt Flegenheimer
    It started with a mystifying missed opportunity on race. It ended with a piercing attack on gender. Hillary Clinton's performance in the first presidential debate on Monday veered from uncertain and tentative to firm and, ultimately, scorching. No amount of practice, it seemed, could fully prepare her - or perhaps anyone - for Donald J. Trump's hurricane of factual distortion, taunting interruptions and blustery generalities. Mrs. Clinton seemed to slowly but steadily learn how to confront and subdue Mr. Trump on the fly, as tens of millions of Americans watched. [Snip] Mrs. Clinton eventually found her footing in the second...
  • Senate Hopeful in New State Airs Evolving Views [Now Backs Gay Marriage and Abortion Rights!]

    01/12/2010 7:30:02 PM PST · by Steelfish · 13 replies · 536+ views
    NYTimes ^ | January 12th 2010
    Senate Hopeful in New State Airs Evolving Views By MICHAEL BARBARO Published: January 12, 2010 In his first extensive interview since he began weighing a run for United States Senate from New York, Harold E. Ford Jr. distanced himself from his previous opposition to same-sex marriage, his description of himself as “pro-life” and his push to permit local police officers to enforce federal immigration law, and said he would be a fiercer advocate for New York than Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand. In a wide-ranging discussion, Mr. Ford said that he had missed politics since leaving Congress four years ago and...
  • Barbaro's ashes to be interred at Churchill Downs

    01/29/2008 10:43:58 AM PST · by nuconvert · 12 replies · 86+ views
    Yahoo/AP ^ | January 29, 2008
    Barbaro's ashes to be interred at Churchill Downs By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer January 29, 2008 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Barbaro will be buried at the site of his greatest triumph. The 2006 Kentucky Derby champion, who was euthanized Jan. 29, 2007 from complications of a breakdown suffered at the Preakness, will have his ashes interred at Churchill Downs. Barbaro's remains will be placed outside of an entrance gate in a large elevated space enclosed by bricks. The site will also include a bronze statue commissioned by owners Roy and Gretchen Jackson and loaned to the track as part...
  • NBC's Barbaro Documentary Premieres Sunday (April 29)

    04/27/2007 4:55:59 PM PDT · by RDTF · 30 replies · 633+ views ^ | April 25, 2007 | Bloodhorse
    The NBC Sports documentary "Barbaro: A Nation's Horse," premieres Sunday at 5 p.m. (EST) on what would have been Barbaro's fourth birthday. A special one-hour look at the 2006 Kentucky Derby winner, who touched the hearts of horse racing fans and animal lovers around the world last year, "Barbaro" reviews the Thoroughbred's impressive six and a half length win at the Derby, his dramatic injury, and his amazing will to live that captured the imagination of the public. The film also examines Barbaro's legacy and impact on the future of horse racing and includes new footage of Barbaro's full brother,...
  • Fans Plan Observances for Barbaro Birthday

    04/26/2007 11:31:08 AM PDT · by JZelle · 27 replies · 479+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 4-26-07 | DAN GELSTON
    KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. (AP) -- The fans who prayed daily for Barbaro and sent online messages of support never were able to get together to celebrate his recovery. This weekend, those fans will put away their keyboards to meet and honor his memory. The Kentucky Derby-winning colt became a symbol of strength and courage before he was euthanized in January. Now, fans from around the world who sent cards, roses and fruit baskets finally will pay tribute to him Sunday on what would have been the horse's fourth birthday. "Just be warned," said fan Sharon Crumb. "It's going to be...
  • La Ville Rouge Foals Full Brother to Barbaro.

    04/21/2007 6:19:26 AM PDT · by gate2wire · 15 replies · 571+ views
    La Ville Rouge, the dam of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Barbaro, foaled a full brother to the late Classic-winning colt April 19. According to a release from Dr. John and Alice Chandler's Mill Ridge Farm near Lexington, where the mare is kept, La Ville Rouge produced the bay son of Dynaformer at 2:08 a.m. Both mare and foal are healthy and doing well, according to the farm. The colt was bred by Roy and Gretchen Jackson, who also bred and owned Barbaro.
  • Savage on Barbaro

    01/29/2007 10:03:19 PM PST · by LibsRInsane · 26 replies · 748+ views
  • One Horse Dies

    01/30/2007 9:40:32 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 179 replies · 3,152+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 30 Jan 2007 | Editorial staff
    Why should we feel so much grief at the loss of one horse? After all, this is a world in which horses are sacrificed again and again for the sport of humans. Barbaro was euthanized yesterday, eight months after he shattered his right hind leg at the start of the Preakness Stakes. After an injury like that, most racehorses would have been put down minutes later. But every race is a complex equation — a balance of economics, athleticism, equine grace and conscience. Conscience often comes in last, but not in this case. Barbaro’s owners gave that horse exactly what...
  • SAVAGE NATION LIVE!! Monday, January 29, 2007

    01/29/2007 2:30:44 PM PST · by Tarkus2040 · 246 replies · 2,608+ views
  • Barbaro is euthanized

    01/29/2007 9:35:15 AM PST · by lunarbicep · 160 replies · 3,920+ views
    Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro was euthanized Monday morning after complications from his breakdown at the Preakness last May. "We just reached a point where it was going to be difficult for him to go on without pain," co-owner Roy Jackson said. "It was the right decision, it was the right thing to do. We said all along if there was a situation where it would become more difficult for him then it would be time."
  • Barbaro has another significant setback (Fox alert: euthanized this morning - see #60)

    01/28/2007 3:00:36 PM PST · by HairOfTheDog · 303 replies · 9,690+ views
    Yahoo (AP) ^ | 1/28/07
    By RICHARD ROSENBLATT, AP Racing Writer 40 minutes ago Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro suffered another significant setback over the weekend, and his fight for survival may have reached a critical point. After Barbaro developed a deep abscess in his right hind foot, surgery was performed Saturday to insert two steel pins in a bone, one that was shattered but now healthy, to eliminate all weight bearing on the ailing foot. The procedure is a risky one, because it transfers more weight to the leg. If the bone were to break again, chief surgeon Dr. Dean Richardson said: "I think we'll...
  • Barbaro doing well after planned procedure.

    01/25/2007 12:02:47 PM PST · by gate2wire · 6 replies · 172+ views
    KENNETT SQUARE, PA — Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro is doing well after a planned procedure yesterday. “Barbaro was placed under anesthesia yesterday to have his left hind foot cast replaced,” said Dr. Dean W. Richardson, Chief of Surgery. “We also removed the cast on his right hind leg and replaced it with a custom-fabricated plastic and steel orthotic brace to give his foot additional support.” An abscess near the lateral heel of his right hind foot was drained, and the brace that was applied will allow more regular treatment of that foot. “Barbaro had another smooth pool-recovery and has been...
  • Barbaro keeps getting better

    01/09/2007 4:23:15 PM PST · by STARWISE · 17 replies · 732+ views
    Yahoo/AP ^ | 1-9-07
    Barbaro's right hind leg is improving and the Kentucky Derby winner had a cast put on his laminitis-stricken left hind foot to help realign the bone. "This cast was applied with the goal of starting to help re-align his coffin bone properly in that foot," said Dean Richardson, chief surgeon at the New Bolton Center. Richardson also said on Tuesday that tests on Barbaro's right hind leg showed improved alignment and continued healing.
  • Barbaro Update: 'Radiographs...Look Excellent'

    11/30/2006 9:05:21 PM PST · by STARWISE · 19 replies · 778+ views ^ | 11-29-06
    Barbaro, winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), continues to improve following the removal of his right hind leg cast on Nov. 6, according to his medical team. "Barbaro is steadily gaining strength on his right hind limb now that it is out of the cast," said Dr. Dean W. Richardson, chief of surgery at the New Bolton Center. "He is only wearing a very light cotton bandage on that leg and both walks and stands well on it." Barbaro's lower right hind leg had been in a cast since surgery at Penn's George D. Widener...
  • Barbaro had another good week.

    10/24/2006 11:12:48 AM PDT · by gate2wire · 11 replies · 254+ views
    KENNETT SQUARE, PA – It has been a little over five months since Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro was brought to the University of Pennsylvania’s George D. Widener Hospital at New Bolton Center. “I am happy to report that Barbaro had another good week, and his appetite and vital signs remain excellent,” said Dr. Dean W. Richardson, Chief of Surgery at Penn’s George D. Widener Hospital. Barbaro’s right hind leg remains in a fiberglass cast. “We are being very conservative with the right hind (fractured) limb in order to help protect the foundered left hind foot.” said Dr. Richardson. “The hoof...
  • Barbaro remains comfortable, continues to improve.

    10/17/2006 11:06:58 AM PDT · by gate2wire · 18 replies · 373+ views
    KENNETT SQUARE, PA – Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro continues to improve a week after his right hind leg cast change. “Barbaro is wearing his new cast comfortably and his vital signs and appetite remain excellent,” said Dr. Dean W. Richardson, Chief of Surgery at Penn’s George D. Widener Hospital. Barbaro’s left hind foot, which had a large portion of the hoof wall and sole removed because of severe laminitis, is gradually improving. “The hoof is growing slowly, but he has a long way to go, especially along the front of the hoof,” said Dr. Richardson. “We still have many months...
  • Barbaro's steady doc

    10/13/2006 7:34:04 AM PDT · by WestNJersey · 5 replies · 194+ views
    Philadelphia Daily News ^ | 10/13/2006 | DICK JERARDI
    WHEN YOU have been doing something for nearly 30 years, you know what can go right and what can go wrong. Still, as June blended into July, Dr. Dean Richardson began to believe that his case of a lifetime was going to end with the outcome that everybody wanted. Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro's fractured right hind leg was healing. Just about every sign was positive. Perhaps all those people who are so attached to animals and really became attached to this animal, who had sent all those flowers and all those posters to the New Bolton Center in Kennett Square,...
  • Doctor: Few surprises during Barbaro's surgery

    10/13/2006 7:38:47 AM PDT · by WestNJersey · 186+ views
    Philadelphia Daily News ^ | 10/13/2006 | DICK JERARDI
    When he watched Barbaro break down, after performing an operation in Florida, Dean Richardson was fairly certain he would get the call. He did and was on a plane early the next morning. If he could do a few things over, he would change some of what he said before the surgery that Sunday. What he said was, "I haven't seen this particular combination of injuries. "People took that as, oh my God, this is the worst fracture that ever happened," Richardson said. "That's not the case. I've seen way worse injuries than this. We've treated far worse injuries than...
  • Veterinarians change Barbaro’s right hind leg cast.

    10/10/2006 7:00:26 AM PDT · by gate2wire · 16 replies · 327+ views
    KENNETT SQUARE, PA – Veterinarians at Penn’s George D. Widener Hospital changed Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro’s cast yesterday, Monday, October 9. “We placed Barbaro under general anesthesia to remove the old cast on his right hind limb and took new radiographs to assess the continued healing of the original injuries,” said Dr. Dean Richardson, Chief of Surgery. “I was pleased with the continued progression of healing and the overall condition of this leg.” Barbaro had another successful pool-recovery, and was resting comfortably in his stall after the procedure. In addition to replacing the cast, doctors trimmed his feet and applied...
  • Barbaro Continues Steady Improvement

    09/19/2006 3:52:18 PM PDT · by beyond the sea · 34 replies · 748+ views
    UPI ^ | 9/19/06 | unknown
    KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Kentucky Derby champion Barbaro continues to gradually improve from injuries suffered in the Preakness, veterinarians in Pennsylvania said Tuesday. Barbaro suffered injuries to three bones in and around his right hind ankle at the start of the Preakness on May 20. It was feared the horse, which had won the Kentucky Derby by 6 1/2 lengths, would have to be destroyed. But Barbaro has been making progress while at the Intensive Care Unit of the University of Pennsylvania's George D. Widener Hospital, where veterinarians said the horse's improvement was gradual. "He had an...