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
Today in Horse Racing History – March In his three-year-old debut, Secretariat won the Bay Shore Stakes at Aqueduct by 4 lengths. Triple Crown Champion in 1973 American Horse of the Year in 1972 and 1973 Hall of Fame in 1974
At 101 years old, Connie was still riding her horse every day. She taught over girls to ride at a girls summer camp over a span of 70 years. She was a huge inspiration to many people. Her health was great and her mind was sharp.
SECRETARIAT the amazing 1973 U. Triple Crown winner setting race records that still stand today! He is considered to be one of the greatest racehorses of all time and he wouldn’t go anywhere without his beloved groom, Mr. Eddie Sweat…~j