Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro was euthanized Monday after complications from his gruesome breakdown at last year's Preakness, ending an eight-month ordeal that prompted an outpouring of support across the country.
"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...
"Barbaro I Thought You Were a Beautiful Horse And I Hope You are Riding The Horse Track In Heaven Were You Have Peace and You have No Pain
Love Linda Kim # Cindy Duncan"
– Cindy Duncan,
Sep 30, 2011
"Barbaro, what a great and noble soul you had. Your life was too brief but you left a legacy of a great and brave heart behind you when you left us. The Jacksons were so lucky to have had you and you were lucky to have had owners who prized ..."