Auction of Barbaro’s Derby Saddle to Benefit Disabled Jockeys Charity

The saddle worn by Kentucky Derby champion Barbaro will be sold at a charity auction in May to raise money for permanently disabled jockeys.

Edgar Prado, who used the red-and-white leather saddle to guide Barbaro to a dominating victory

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The saddle worn by Kentucky Derby champion Barbaro will be sold at a charity auction in May to raise money for permanently disabled jockeys.


Edgar Prado, who used the red-and-white leather saddle to guide Barbaro to a dominating victory in last year’s Derby, also used it while winning the 2002 and 2004 Belmont Stakes.


The saddle will be auctioned off at the Mint Jubilee Gala on May 4, the night before this year’s Derby.


“Barbaro was one of the greatest horses to ever run the Derby,” Prado said. “I only used the saddle for major races

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