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Barbaro remains comfortable, regaining strength in right hind leg (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67762&subsec=1)
Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Barbaro, who had the cast on his right hind leg removed on November 6, remains comfortable in the intensive care unit at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center in Kennett Square. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67762&subsec=1)

Invincible Spirit Ties Record; Stud Fee Soars (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36365)
Irish freshman stallion Invincible Spirit has tied the record for 2-year-old winners established by Florida stallion End Sweep in 1998 and equaled by Irish stallion Fasliyev in 2003. Blood-Horse (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36365)

Grade 1 winner Hollywood Story retired, booked to Storm Cat (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67763&subsec=2)
Owner George Krikorian has retired Hollywood Story and has booked the multiple Grade 1-winning mare to Storm Cat (http://www.thoroughbredtimes.com/isd/stallion.aspx?stallion_no=935962) for the 2007 breeding season. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67763&subsec=2)

Laurel barn fire claims life of three-year-old Connecticat (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67767&subsec=1)
Connecticat, a three-year-old gelding by Catienus, was killed Sunday morning when a fire broke out at the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Grover "Bud" Delp at Laurel Park. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67767&subsec=1)

Slot machines to be unveiled at Gulfstream Park on Wednesday (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67769&subsec=1)
Gulfstream Park will open a new casino that features slot machines on Wednesday. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67769&subsec=1)

Magna Completes Sale of The Meadows (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36377)
Magna Entertainment Corp. announced Tuesday that PA Meadows, LLC, a company owned by Cannery Casino Resorts, LLC, made payment to MEC of $175 million in cash and delivered a $25 million holdback agreement, representing the purchase price for The Meadows, a Standardbred racetrack in Pennsylvania. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36377)

Pennsylvania's First Slots Parlor Opens at Pocono Downs (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36366)
About 100 gamblers, some standing for hours in a foggy drizzle, waited in line Tuesday morning for Pennsylvania's first slot-machine parlor to open to the public more than two years after lawmakers authorized gambling to raise money for property tax relief. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36366)