The American big Red Fox was affectionately known as Big Red. Secretariat, or Big Red, one of the fastest racehorses of the 20th century. His owner Penny Chenery was convinced that she had the fastest racehorse in possession. Although she laughed, she was right: his horse Secretariat won the Triple Crown. A feat that no other horse had done in 25 years. The fastest time of the two races is still the name of the Secretariat.
The Secretariat was born on 30 March 1970 at Meadow stud.The first year, the Secretariat had no name. Each time it was a name coined the name was rejected because the name must meet certain requirements. Horses also has the most wacky names. Until, finally, the right of the deceased father of Penny Chenery, Miss ham, the horse gave a name as a profession: Secretariat. Miss Ham was Secretary of both Mr Chenery, Penny Chenery.
The father of the Secretariat is the famous Bold Ruler. Bold Ruler was born on April 6, 1954, the Claiborne Farm. He was Horse of the Year in 1957. Bold roll further was a great racehorse and has won several important competitions. As a Stallion Bold Ruler has produced many champions, including: Speedwell, Bold Hour, Bold Lad, Bold bidder, Boldnesian, and what a pleasure.
Penny Chenery, also known under the name Penny Twiggy was the owner of Secretariat. Penny was a housewife, but she was convinced of the qualities of his horse Secretariat. World racing horses sport was dominated at the time by men and that they are not Penny in an easy way. Through her determination, she knew the best trainer and jockey of Secretariat to bind. Secretariat trainer Lucien Laurin was wayward. The jockey who has ridden the most races at the back of the Secretariat was the Canadian Ron Turcotte.
That two-year old, he started to compete. First very wary, but soon he won. That two-year old won the Secretariat:
- Sanford Stakes,
- Hopeful Stakes,
- Belmont Futurity,
- Laurel Futurity and
- Garden State Stakes.
Secretariat won the biennial for the title: Best Horse of the Year.
At the age of three, Secretariat went off. He won:
- Kentucky Derby
- The Preakness,
- Belmont Stakes
- Bay Shore Stakes,
- Gotham Stakes,
- Arlington Invitational,
- Marlboro Cup,
- Man O ‘ War Stakes and
- Canadian International Stakes.
The term Triple Crown is more common in sports. Triple Crown represents a match winning three tough, difficult and troublesome, but also the prestigious events in a given area. In the American Horse Racing’s Triple Crown: the hardest thing to win a racehorse.
The American “Triple Crown” of horse racing is made up of:
- Kentucky Derby,
- Preakness Stakes and
- Belmont Stakes.
Best racehorse ever
The Secretariat is seen as one of the greatest racehorses of all time. He won the Triple Crown in 1973 and in two of the three races he broke the track record. So far, the two track records of the Secretariat apart on muddy paths. The secretariat became the first horse to win for the first time in 25 years, the Triple Crown.
After a brilliant career in the Gallop Secretariat was used as a breeding Stallion. Probably because of the high expectations, the traps Secretariat was disappointing.
The prison is a serious disease among horses and the Secretariat was in the fall of 1989 to deal with it. “on October 4, 1989, it was decided that it was better to save the Secretariat out of his misery and he got an injection. The Secretariat had been 19 years.
The Secretariat is buried at Claiborne farm in Paris, Kentucky. Not only is the head, heart, and, as is usual for a racehorse, but he is buried in its entirety. True masters just this honor reserved.
Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame
In 2007, the Secretariat: the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame, as he is the only animal-so far-received this honor.
Disney has a typical Disney movie, full of hope, emotion and courage made about the life of the Secretariat. With starring: Diane Lane and John Malkovich. A fun family film, which is based on the true story of the incredible results of America? s super horse: Secretariat of the Big Red.
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