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'Barbaro 2006' by Guest Historian Chris Oakley
Guest Historian Guest Historian Chris Oakley says, Thanks for coming to TIAH. In this thread, we explore what might have happened if 2006 Kentucky Derby champion Barbaro hadn't died prematurely or broken his leg in the 2006 Preakness Stakes. If you're interested in viewing samples of my other work why not visit the Changing the Times web site.
Barbaro



May 22

Derby Winner

On this day in 2006, Kentucky Derby champion Barbaro won the Preakness Stakes horse race, taking his second step towards becoming racing's first Triple Crown champion since Affirmed in 1978.

Derby Winner - Barbaro
Barbaro


June 10

On this day in 2006, Barbaro won the Belmont Stakes to become the first horse in 28 years to win thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown.

It was the closest finish in the Belmont's history, with Barbaro beating runner-up Jazil by less than a quarter of a length.

Derby Winner
Derby Winner - Barbaro
Barbaro


September 13
Derby Winner

On this day in 2007, Triple Crown champion Barbaro was retired to stud.

Derby Winner - Barbaro
Barbaro


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