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Barbaro May Soon Get Cast Removed Completely (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35069)
Based on the latest examination of Barbaro's injured right hind leg, there is a possibility the classic winner will soon have the cast removed completely. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35069)

NYRA officials discuss franchise bid in detail at Saratoga (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66123&subsec=1)
With their proposal for the racing franchise in New York due to the Ad-hoc Committee on the Future of Racing on Tuesday, New York Racing Association President Charles Hayward and Chairman of the Board of Trustees Steven Duncker publicly pitched the not-for-profit model one final time while venting their frustrations with the video lottery terminal process during a 90-minute town-hall type conference on Monday at Saratoga Race Course. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66123&subsec=1)

Jockey Garcia agrees to 22-day suspension (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66124&subsec=2)
Martin Garcia, the apprentice jockey sensation who has been picking up riding infractions almost as quickly as he has victories during the current Del Mar meeting, agreed to a 22-day suspension for five violations after meeting with track stewards, according to a ruling issued Monday. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66124&subsec=2)

Retired steeplechaser Victorian Hill dies in Pennsylvania (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66121&subsec=1)
Victorian Hill, a winner of eight steeplechase stakes races including back-to-back editions of the Iroquois Steeplechase Stakes, died on Sunday after an accident at Woodville Farm in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:City>Kirkwood</st1:City>, <st1:State>Pennsylvania</st1:State>. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66121&subsec=1)