05/21/2006 12:00AM

Barbaro to have surgery Sunday


Barbaro is scheduled to undergo surgery Sunday afternoon at the George D. Widener Hospital for Large Animals at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pa.

Barbaro, the Kentucky Derby winner, was taken there Saturday night after sufferering two fractures to his right hind ankle during the Preakness Stakes.

Bernardini, the Preakness winner, returned to Belmont Park early Sunday morning.

Brother Derek, who was fourth in both the Derby and Preakness, was scheduled to return to California on Sunday and will not contest the June 10 Belmont Stakes, according to Cisco Alvarado, the assistant to trainer Dan Hendricks.