All blog posts tagged "Secretariat"

Sham Rocks

Lucien Laurin, wearing a bright burgundy sport jacket, bent down to tighten the girth on Secretariat, and then placed the colt’s familiar blue and white checked blinkers on his head. Big Red stood motionless... Read More

The Unbeatable Horse

How many times have you heard the expression, “No one would have beaten him today?” Throughout history, there have been numerous horses who, for one or two races, turned in performances so extraordinary... Read More

Happy Anniversary, Big Red

It was just about this time 36 years ago that I was sitting on the porch at Saratoga having breakfast with a Daily Racing Form co-worker who also happened to be one of my best friends. There was the usual... Read More

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