Keyword: Big Red

  • 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.

  • Haskin: Revisiting Penny's Birthday Party

    This column seemed to be well-received by Secretariat fans last year, so I thought I would reprint it as an annual Birthday present to Penny and all Big Red 's fans who might have missed it last year.

  • Hangin' With Haskin: The Fall of '73

    I hope to start a new series remembering fall racing from past years. Some of the stories, such as this one, will be a combination of recycled older columns, with a good deal of new material added

  • Dwight New with Penny Chenery

    Inside Track: Big Red's Biggest Fan

    Dwight New has been stockpiling Secretariat items for more than 35 years and according to the legendary horse's owner, Penny Chenery, it is the largest collection of Secretariat memorabilia she has ever seen.

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    Conduit to Stand in Japan

    Ballymacoll Stud has reached an agreement with Shigeyuki Okada of Big Red Farm in Japan to sell its homebred Conduit for stud duty.

  • Commentary: Big Red

    <i> By John L. Califano</i> - At the horse's burial service, master of ceremonies Ira Drymon, a Kentucky horse breeder and farmer, said, "I would like, however, to think of this, not as a funeral in the usual sense, but as a celebration..."

  • Roses in May to Stand at Big Red Farm in Japan

    Millionaire Roses in May, whose recent retirement because of a torn tendon was announced by owner Ken Ramsey, will stand at Shigeyuki Okada's Big Red Farm in Niikkap on the Japanese island of Hokkaido.

  • Horse Park to Unveil Secretariat Statue July 17

    The Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington will dedicate a statue of 1973 Triple Crown champion Secretariat on July 17. The unveiling is part of a two-day celebration designed to allow the horse-loving community to pay tribute to the legacy of the horse known fondly as "Big Red."