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Secretariat Photo Album

Secretariat Photo Album

I have posted photos of Secretariat over the years, but never all of them in one place. I figured it was time to put all these photos together in a single blog, just to have them archived and easily accessible.

Secretariat Still Omnipresent After 44 Years

Secretariat Still Omnipresent After 44 Years

Despite the emergence of numerous equine superstars and three more Triple Crown winners, Secretariat is still the gift that keeps giving. More than four decades later, his name still is part of our vernacular and in many ways of our culture.

New Audi Commercial Features Secretariat

Forty-four years after setting records and dominating the 1973 Triple Crown, Secretariat's enduring appeal as an American icon will be evident this week with the debut of the latest Audi commercial.

Derby Wins of the Triple Crown Victors: Secretariat

Derby Wins of the Triple Crown Victors: Secretariat

A BloodHorse Magazine recap of the Kentucky Derby won by Secretariat that ran in the May 14, 1973 issue. The story, written by Edward L. Bowen, carried the headline, "Resumption of a Legend."

Memories of Sham Rekindled With New Book

Memories of Sham Rekindled With New Book

With Sham sort of back in the spotlight again, I went back to a 2009 column I wrote on the colt and felt enough years had passed to re-work and re-edit it by adding new material and tell his story once again even more comprehensively.

BH 100: A Mighty Pair

BH 100: A Mighty Pair

The careers of two Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association presidents were related via the roles they played in the training career of one Lucien Laurin.

POLL: Rank the Triple Crown Winners

POLL: Rank the Triple Crown Winners

Who had the most impressive performances? Who prevailed over the toughest fields? Look for the results in the upcoming special Year-in-Review Dec. 26/Jan. 2 double issue of Blood-Horse.

Pedigree Analysis: Ben's Cat

Pedigree Analysis: Ben's Cat

Sired by half brothers and out of full sisters, Ah Day and Ben's Cat share three of their four grandparents, and the differences between them may have a lot to do with that quarter they don't share.

Triple Crown Winners

Triple Crown Winners

Relive the exciting campaigns of all the Triple Crown champions with photos, retrospectives, and on-site accounts of their Belmont Stakes (gr. I) victories from the pages of The Blood-Horse.

Game as Dick Tracy: The Summer Squall Story

Game as Dick Tracy: The Summer Squall Story

On the 25th anniversary of their plucky colt’s Preakness Stakes (gr. I) win, Dogwood Stable’s Cot Campbell recalls the thrilling highs and gut-wrenching lows of campaigning a top 3-year-old along the 1990 Triple Crown trail.

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