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 Barbaro

Barbaro lost his courageous fight for life on January 29, 2007 but his legacy lives on. When he won the 2006 Kentucky Derby, he stole our hearts and seemed destined to become the next Triple Crown winner. Unfortunately, that was not his destiny as he broke his leg soon after the start of the Preakness. For the next 8 months, the world watched his struggle and he became a household name. Throughout his short life, Barbaro displayed all that is great in a Thoroughbred--class, intelligence, talent, and a great will to win and survive. Even after his death, he makes an impact with all that is being done in his name for laminitis research and the welfare of the horse.

These two portraits were painted in cooperation with his owners, Gretchen and Roy Jackson, who own the originals which were auctioned at the Thoroughbred Charities of America's annual fundraiser in Lexington, KY. Thoroughbred Charities of America ( TCA ) raises funds and makes annual distributions to organizations involved with therapeutic riding, rescue, retirement, and supports the people who work with Thoroughbreds.

These beautiful Giclee prints are available through Fine Print Imaging and all the proceeds from their sales will benefit the TCA directly to support their ongoing generosity.

The Unbeaten Barbaro"The Unbeaten Barbaro"

by John Fawcett
Size:  30" X 40"   
Original medium: Oil

This classic portrait, by artist John Fawcett, shows the magnificent, unbeaten winner of the 2006 Kentucky Derby. Barbaro is shown at his home farm, Lael Stables in West Grove, Pennsylvania.

All proceeds from the sale of these prints will benefit the TCA directly. John Fawcett has generously donated the original paintings and Fine Print Imaging assures that sales of these fine art reproductions will be given to the TCA, a 501(c)(3) organization, to support their ongoing generosity.

To learn more about these prints, please go to :    www.barbaroprints.com 

   
"Barbaro"

by John Fawcett
Size:  24" X 18"   
Original medium: Watercolor

This handsome portrait beautifully painted by John Fawcett captures Barbaro in a rare, still moment. The artist captured the regal dignity of a noble champion, a stallion whose racing days came to an abrupt end but the glow in his eyes shows the soul of a true Thoroughbred winner.

To learn more about Barbaro, these paintings, their sale and the sale of the prints, please go to:

 www.BarbaroPrints.com




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Here is John with Michael Matz, Barbaro's trainer.

Barbaro

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Elizabeth, and owners Roy & Gretchen Jackson outside Barbaro's stall at New Bolton Center.

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Barbaro in his stall at New Bolton Center.

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Well wishes outside Barbaro's stall at New Bolton Center.

 

 

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"Dr. Dean Richardson with John & Elizabeth with the portrait of Barbaro, in the lobby of University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center".

 

 

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