KENTUCKY DERBY

BARBARO MEMORIALIZED WITH DERBY STATUE

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<a href="http://blogs.usatoday.com/gameon/2009/04/barbaro-has-permanent-place-at-the-derby.html">Game On</a> caught an image of the new statue commemorating Barbaro's Kentucky Derby in 2006, an impressive display of MY FREAKING GOD, PEOPLE, IT'S JUST A DAMN HORSE.

SEXY STATUES

BARBARO TO GET STATUE IN CENTRAL PARK

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Fallen champion Barbaro <a href="http://www.send2press.com/newswire/2008-01-0124-003.shtml" target="_blank">will be remembered with a statue</a> to be displayed in Central Park this April, but it won't be of the mighty steed winning races and screwing fillies, the latter of which would have been totally sweet.

HORSE RACING

BARBARO: THE PRADO CODE

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Barbaro's <a href="http://msn.foxsports.com/horseracing/story/6632540" title="Barbaro" target="_blank">Holy Grail</a> will be auctioned on Kentucky Derby Eve this year:[Edgar] Prado donated the saddle to the Jockeys' Guild and proceeds from the sale of the saddle will go to the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund, a division of National Thoroughbred Racing Association Charities.

HORSE RACING

BREAKING! BARBARO MOVIE IN THE WORKS

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Well, it's not just a joke any more: HBO is <a href="http://www.nypost.com/seven/03052007/tv/barbaro_movie_plans_tv_.htm" target="_blank">making a Barbaro movie</a>.

HORSE RACING

A RESPONSE TO THE BARBARO MUSICAL

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After Ben Greenman conceived of <a href="http://www.themorningnews.org/archives/spoofs_satire/fragments_from_horses_mouth_the_musical.php" target="_blank">the Barbaro musical</a> for The Morning News, and after reading <a href="http://deadspin.com/sports/leftovers/leftovers-youre-doin-a-heckuva-job-hockey-234347.php" target="_blank">this inspired comments thread</a> at Deadspin, I decided that With Leather needed something more somber and respectful to the tragic, angelic, healing figure that Barbaro became.

obituaries

BARBARO’S DEAD.

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Well, that took for-freakin'-ever.

HORSE RACING

BARBARO T-SHIRTS IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS

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What do you get for that horse racing fan whose favorite Internet use is the <a href="http://www.vet.upenn.edu/barbaro/messageboard.php" target="_blank">Barbaro message board</a>.

miracles

MAGIC HORSE RESTORES BLIND MAN’S VISION

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Apparently horses are the new messiahs.

HORSE RACING

Barbaro Is a Story for Some Reason

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The AP is still releasing stories on <a href="http://msn.foxsports.com/horseracing/story/6047292" target="_blank">Barbaro's "gradually improving" condition</a>.


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