Barbaro NOT Cured by Jesus

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Barbaro, the 2006 Kentucky Derby winner who broke his leg during the Preakness Stakes, is almost healthy enough to be released from his ICU stall at University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center. He has been the focus of hopes and prayers of many horse racing fans -- and little kids who are fans of horsies in general. The chief surgeon at the center has this to say about Barbaro's recovery:

"It's not a miracle. It's anything but that," he said, sitting next to a Christmas tree topped with a stuffed Barbaro.

"Some of the Barbaro fans aren't going to like that, perhaps. I'm a scientist, I'm a doctor. I'm not a faith healer or a religious person. I believe in the application in science and I think nothing that's happened to him is particularly miraculous."

(Via Deadspin.)

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I love barbaro and always will. And you ASS HOLES out there who make fun of him, GO TO HELL! If you are a Barbaro lover, contact me at (308)-383-8359.

I love barbaro and always will. And you ASS HOLES out there who make fun of him, GO TO HELL! If you are a Barbaro lover, contact me at (308)-383-8359.

I love barbaro and always will. And you ASS HOLES out there who make fun of him, GO TO HELL! If you are a Barbaro lover, contact me at (308)-383-8359.

I love barbaro and always will. And you ASS HOLES out there who make fun of him, GO TO HELL! If you are a Barbaro lover, contact me at (308)-383-8359.

I LOVE this guy! Thanks for the post. Too bad I don't have a damned horse to send to him though... my parent's never got me the pony I wanted for Christmas.

See, you shoulda prayed to Santa for that pony, J-Dog!

By Scott Simmons (not verified) on 28 Dec 2006 #permalink

Scott Simmons: Yeah, I did pray to Santa, so now I am a Santheist, and when I die, I guess I go to Antartica, instead of the North Pole.

Breath o fresh air.

By Mustafa Mond, FCD (not verified) on 29 Dec 2006 #permalink

Hey i love how kids support Barbaro like that!! it's cool

By Michaela Dodds (not verified) on 18 Nov 2008 #permalink