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Barbaro makes Derby his sixth victory in six starts

Updated: January 29, 2008, 12:42 PM ET
By Ed McNamara | Special to ESPN.com

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- There were questions about the five-week layoff, about whether he could take dirt in his face, about whether he was just a turf horse who hit the ground too hard. At the top of the stretch, Barbaro answered them all, and as he drew away from 19 overmatched rivals, his connections and backers yelled "Yes!"

The long-striding son of Dynaformer turned the 132nd Kentucky Derby into a runaway Saturday afternoon, kicking clear by 6 lengths. It was the most lopsided Derby victory ...

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