#1345 - Secretariat - 1973 Triple Crown Winner
Regular price $37.00
Ask anyone to name the world's most famous horse and the answer will most likely be Secretariat. His true story is still the stuff of legend. The world has yet to see another Belmont Stakes win of 31 lengths and there has yet to be another Thoroughbred to break his 1973 Kentucky Derby time of 1:59 2-5!
In the Kentucky Derby, Secretariat set a speed record of 1:59 2-5, and he captured the Preakness Stake with ease. Secretariat was the son of Bold Ruler out of Something royal. Known as "Big Red", the large, beautifully conformed chestnut ran in the blue and white checkered colors of Meadow Stables. He made it on two "Athletes of the Century" lists for his accomplishments and brought fame to those who surrounded him including trainer Lucien Lauren jockey Ron Turcotte and the Chenery family who owned him. Even today, "Big Red's" star power still shines bright!
1973 Triple Crown Winner | Traditional
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