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Barbaro injured early; Bernardini wins Preakness

Updated: May 21, 2006, 12:24 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Barbaro was expected to undergo surgery early Sunday afternoon to repair multiple fractures in his right hind leg in a bid to save his life, ESPN's Jeannine Edwards reported.

The surgery to repair the injuries, suffered in the first furlong of the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, was exected to take two hours. Doctors expected to learn through the surgery whether the bay colt had also sustained vascular and soft tissue damage that would make a recovery more difficult, if not impossible, Edwards ...

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