Secretariat at the Belmont is one of equine photographer Tony Leonard’s most well-known photos. It was his wife Adelle’s idea to airbrush the groom out of the photo. Leonard passed away on July Big Red died in Love this horse--and the movie.
Snowman, an older grey plow horse, was rescued off a slaughter bound trailer by Harry DeLeyer, a life-long horse lover/rider/trainer. He instantly recognized Snowman to be one of the kindest and sweetest beginner horses he had ever seen.
Secretariat the American Thoroughbred racehorse, in 1973 became the first U. Triple Crown champion in 25 years, setting race records in all three events in the Series—the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and the Belmont.
Secretariat (March 1970 – October was an American Thoroughbred racehorse, that in 1973 became the first U. Triple Crown champion in 25 years, setting new race records in two of the three events in the Series—the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes