Secretariat was an American thoroughbred
considered one of the greatest of all American racehorses. Best known for winning in
1973 horse racing's Triple Crown—the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the
Belmont Stakes—Secretariat was the first horse to accomplish that feat in twenty-five
years and one of only twelve horses ever to do so. Twenty years after his death,
Secretariat still holds the Kentucky Derby track record.. . .
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