Secretariat (f.1970 - d.1989), by Bold Ruler out of Somethingroyal by Princequillo.

  • 1972
    • 1st--Sanford Stakes
      • fastest six-furlong race of the year
    • 1st--Hopeful Stakes
      • won by five lengths
    • 1st--Belmont Futurity
      • won by 1 3/4 lengths
    • 2nd--Champagne Stakes
      • finished first then disqualified
    • 1st--Laurel Futurity
      • won by eight lengths
    • 1st--Garden State Stakes
      • won by three and a half lengths
    • 1972 Champion Two Year Old
    • 1972 Horse of the Year

  • 1973
    • 1st--Bay Shore Stakes (G3)
    • 1st--Gotham Stakes (G2)
      • matched the track record
    • 3rd--Wood Memorial Stakes (G1)
      • ran with an abscess in his mouth
    • Triple Crown - 9th in history, first since Citation in 1948
      • 1st--Kentucky Derby (G1)
        • set a new track record which still stands
      • 1st--Preakness Stakes (G1)
        • unofficial track record
      • 1st--Belmont Stakes (G1)
        • won by 31 lengths - breaking the track record by 2 1/2 seconds
    • 1st--Arlington Invitational
    • 2nd--Whitney Stakes (G2)
      • suffered from a virus
    • 1st--Marlboro Cup
      • set new world record at 1 1/8 miles
    • 2nd--Woodward Stakes (G1)
    • 1st--Man o' War Stakes (G1)
      • first time racing on grass
      • overran the finish line by a furlong, equaling the world record at 1 5/8 miles
    • 1st--Canadian International Stakes (G2)
      • won by six and a half lengths
    • 1973 Horse of the Year

      Secretariat was named ESPN's 35th Greatest Athlete of the 20th Century.

      He was the only non-human to make the list.

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