“Secretariat is an elegantly crafted, exhilarating tale of speed and power, grace and greatness, told with such immediacy that the reader is lost in the rush of horses and the clatter and ring of the grandstand.”
—Laura Hillenbrand, bestselling author of Seabiscuit
Updated with a new preface by the author
In 1973, Secretariat, the greatest champion in horse-racing history, won the Triple Crown. The only horse to ever grace the covers of Time, Newsweek, and Sports Illustrated in the same week, he also still holds the record for the fastest times in both the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes. He was also the only non-human chosen as one of ESPN’s “50 Greatest Athletes of the Century.” The tale of “Big Red” is an enduring and inspiring classic, more than thirty years after its initial publication.
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The first time that turfwriter Charlie Hatton ever saw Secretariat (in 50 years of coming to the races), the enormous red horse seemed not to stride but swim at him in a vision: ""it was like seeing a bunch of gravel and there was the Kohinoor lying in there."" When Ron Turcotte first rode Secret...May 01 1975 | Read Full Review of Secretariat
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