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Nicanor giving Barbaro fans a reason to shout

From the time he was named, the moniker of “Nicanor” has been on the lips of many a Thoroughbred racing fan. The full brother to the heroic Barbaro was born in the year that was both fantastic and tragic for his brilliant sibling. In the spring of 2006, shortly after Nicanor’s birth, Barbaro blew the doors off what appeared to be a wide-open Kentucky Derby. His commanding stride carried him 6 ½ lengths clear of his nearest challenger that day, and that jaw-dropping tour-de-force sent the racing world into agonizing anticipation of the Preakness Stakes, where it seemed so likely that Barbaro would again smash his foes and be on the verge of an undefeated Triple Crown sweep. Read More

 

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